May 25, 2022

Repositories: Boston Public Library Joins Hydra Project

From the Hydra Project News Page:

In BPL’s letter of intent, David Leonard (Director of Administration and Technology) writes:

“As the oldest public library system in the country, the BPL holds a vast wealth of culturally significant materials in its collections, which we have been digitizing for many years. Until recently, a unified solution to describing and providing access to the tens of thousands of digital objects in our collection has proven elusive. We are currently in the process of creating a repository for the management and preservation of these digital objects based upon Hydra, Blacklight and Fedora.

Direct to List of all Hydra Project Members

See Also: Hydra Project Wiki

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