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Friday, October 7 • 13:30 - 16:30
Workshop A: Islandora for Managers

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Islandora is a digital repository framework that provides out-of-the-box solutions for a wide range of digital collections, research domains, and file types. Islandora combines the Drupal CMS and Fedora Commons repository software, together with additional open source applications (including Solr). The proposed workshop will provide users with a technical overview of the Islandora framework, a discussion on the open source software community, as well as, a demonstration of ingest, discovery and embargo functionality. Participants are welcome to follow allow with the demonstration using locally installed virtual machines or an online Islandora sandbox. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the Islandora community.

Speakers
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Melissa Anez

Project & Community Manager, Islandora Foundation
Melissa Anez is an MLIS graduate from Dalhousie University. She first came to the project as an intern in 2012, with a background in social media research and a the goal of strengthening ties among those working with Islandora and its affiliate open-source software projects. She resides... Read More →
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Erin Tripp

Business Development Manager, discoverygarden inc
Erin Tripp is the Business Development Manager at discoverygarden inc. Since 2011, Erin’s been involved in the Islandora project; a community supported framework of open source technologies for digital repositories. In that time, Erin’s been involved in more than 40 different... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 16:30 ADT
Wu Auditorium