A list of known Samvera applications
Samvera solutions/gems (Please list the gem names like Hyku, Hyrax, Avalon, Sufia, older gems)
Storage Layer (Please list the storage like Fedora 3.2, Fedora 4.3 etc)
Project: Advancing Hyku
A collaborative project to support the growth of open access through institutional repositories, by introducing significant structural improvements and new features to the Samvera Community's Hyku platform. The project partners are University of Virginia Library, Ubiquity Press and the British Library, with funding from Arcadia, a charitable fund of philanthropists Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.
Automatic population of repository contents
Enhanced metrics to indicate usage of contents
Connect and sync with author identification and profile services
In-browser display, visualization and annotation
Pathways to long-term preservation services
The California State University System
Scholarship from the California State University on a shared, open platform
Biblioteca Daniel Cosío Villegas - El Colegio de México
Institutional repository & Digital Collections
Institutional repository for theses, dissertations, student projects and cultural heritage works
Work types: ETD, Student Work, Generic Work
Batch loader (The George Washington University) that we customized to ingest using a csv or json, logging and other features
API such that we can auto ingest ETDs and student projects from the ETD/student project submission application that we have.
Fedora 4.7.5 backed by PostgreSQL
US Department of Agriculture (hosted by Cornell)
5 USDA Agencies manage usda publications (parent work) and add releases (child works) to publications that contain data files (txt, pdf, csv, xls, xml) for agricultural data. Mostly used by ag-economists, market analysts, researchers, farmers, etc.
Combination of permissions, user roles to allow agency admins to only have write permissions.
University of Hong Kong Libraries
DigitalRepository@HKUL （public access）
DigitalRepository@HKUL is a platform for hosting digital contents received into or developed by HKU Libraries to support teaching, learning, research and knowledge exchange. The repository provides digitized materials including books, manuscripts, journals, articles, photographs, videos, audio, music scores, ephemera, posters, drawings and more.
IIIF Manifest generation
University of California Los Angeles
UCLA Library Digital Collections
The UCLA Digital Library Program (DLP) serves as the catalyst for the creation, management, and delivery of digital content in support of the UCLA Library mission and goals. The Program provides for the storage and dissemination of digital objects, including text, images, audio, and video in their various digital manifestations and combinations. The UCLA Library provides a web presence for digital collections, and provides storage, backup and digital preservation support for all digital content accepted into, or developed by, the Library.
Hydra at Hull
Digital repository. Most content accessible to the world at large, some restricted to University users. Mediated deposit workflow.
Content largely consists of theses, journal articles and past examination papers (the last restricted to University users only) although many other types of digital content are present in smaller numbers.
Deep Blue Data
Research data repository for University of Michigan researchers. Deposit is mediated and access is open to all.
Tombstone, DOI, Download all files, Globus Download, Email Subscription, Local Analytics and UI ingest script
University of Michigan
Fulcrum is an open source publishing platform that helps publishers present the full richness of their authors' research outputs in a durable, discoverable, accessible and flexible form.
Web-based EPUB reader. Works segmented by Publisher with customized branding and publisher specific analytics. Mediated access of subscription materials. Bulk importer. Support for embedded multimedia FileSets in EPUBS. AblePlayer integration for audio/video, Leaflet IIIF for images. Jekyll static site integration. COUNTER P5 analytics tracking and report generation.
University of Utah
Institutional research data repository.
University of Virginia
Audio and video collections
Avalon 6.3.2 but migrating to 7.2. Both versions are based on earlier versions of the Hyra framework and using activefedora.
Fedora 4.7.4 but migrating to Fedora 4.7.5 with the 7.2 upgrade.
University of Virginia
We have an older implementation and are planning an upgrade to 3.1.0
Libra - Scholarly Content Repository
Libra: Institutional Repository research output including dissertations and open scholarship, primarily self-deposit (unmediated workflow)
Content types: theses/dissertations, articles, books/manuscripts, presentations, reports, images, audio, video, supplemental files
Libra: Sufia 7.3
University of Alberta
UC Santa Barbara
Alexandria Digital Research Library
Digital collections system for unique digitized and born-digital library materials including photographs, prints, newspapers, maps, audio, sheet music, manuscripts, ETDs, and more.
Linked data support, controlled vocabularies, pan-and-zoom viewer, , batch ingest via CSV/MARC harvest/MODS, collection landing pages, ARK minting with EZID
UC San Diego
Repository of digitised collections for the Library in Trinity College Dublin. Includes national treasures such as the Book of Kells, and Clarke Stained Glass Studios Collection.
We remain fairly close to out-of-the-box Hyrax. A customised version of Bulkrax is used for batch ingests (thanks to Software Services by Scientist.com).
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University Libraries
Service: Carolina Digital Repository (CDR)
Institutional Repository for OA articles, journals, student papers, research data, posters, 3d objects, OER and more.
An IR with support for configurable workflows (deposit, review, edit, publish)
A repository administrator's dashboard for workflow management and reporting
A tool and workflow for accessioning born digital materials into a Library's formally managed collection
ETD deposit, approval & access
Self-Archiving Legacy Toolkit
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Staff uploaded pieces from Archives and Special Collections at Southeastern.
Shared Research Repository
Shared Research Repository: https://iro.bl.uk/
Institutional repositories for UK cultural heritage organisations, currently all Independent Research Organisations (IROs). Content includes a variety of outputs including published works, datasets, 3D models and exhibition material.
Six individual repositories with a unified search layer over the top.
Science History Institute
Staff tool for building digital objects, which are served using IIIF, and embedded in our user-facing applications:
Content types: books/manuscripts, maps/geodata, ephemera, audio, numismatics, controlled vocabs
Metadata: Postgres 10
A repository for collections of digital archival materials, automating the management of common preservation activities like file characterization and migration, fixity checking, etc., while preserving the relational and hierarchical connections between files.
A self- and proxy-deposit repository for access to and preservation of scholarly works and data.
Oregon State University
Institutional repository for scholarly content including graduate theses and dissertations, articles, presentations, technical reports, and research datasets. Migrated from DSpace
Nested and ordered metadata fields;
Linked data support, controlled vocabularies, pan-and-zoom viewer, BookReader viewer, bulk ingest from Bags, Collections/Sets landing pages, CONTENTdm URL redirects, OAI
A general purpose Institutional Repository with functionality 'similar' to Hyrax
A collection building and delivery application for digital library objects
Institutional Repository research output including dissertations, data sets, and published articles.
DOI, download all files, AWS hosted
Avalon-based media system for special collections and course reserves
AWS hosted, Canvas integration
Digital Collections contains thousands of items from Northwestern University Libraries. While only a fraction of materials from the Libraries' collections are represented, the site is representative of the distinction and diversity of collections from the Northwestern Government and Geographic Information collection, Herskovits Library of African Studies, Music Library,McCormick Library of Special Collections, Transportation Library, and University Archives.
Meadow is the Digital Collections Backend and staff DAM.
Digital Collections is a React application hosted on S3. It consumes a metadata API powered by Elastic Search (our "common index"). Images are backed by a "serverless" IIIF endpoint hosted on a lambda.
Meadow: Elixir-based application with a suite of serverless functions to do the heavy lifting.
New York City Municipal Archives
New York City Department of Records and Information Services (DORIS) Digital Platform
DORIS Digital Platform houses collections from the New York City Municipal Archives. The platform expands access to all collections to a diverse range of users.
Hyku pilot project
Institutional research data and publications repository with a focus on materials science.
Customized data model with nested properties for materials metadata. DOIs. CSV preview. 'Download all' for multi-file works.
Institutional repository containing scholarly publications/materials of the McGill community. Greatest collection is theses and dissertations. Contains also faculty research publications as well as exemplary undergraduate and graduate work.
Customized the abstracts to have a language tag at the end of the abstract
Import scripts from Digitool (Ex Libris)
Updated edit/deposit form with combined files and metadata tab
Fedora - 7.4
Solr – 7
MAE, Theater Institute of Barcelona
London School of Economics and Political Science
Linn-Benton Community College
CommunityArchive@LBCC is a tool for showcasing and preserving important content created at Linn-Benton Community College. Our collection focuses on teaching and learning materials (particularly Open Educational Resources) and institutional history.
Lafayette Digital Repository (LDR)
Institutional repository and digital collections
Permalink minting with Handle server
Digitized publications from the King's Fund from 1898 onwards.
Uses Hyku, plus:
Johns Hopkins University
Repository for biological research collections. The bulk of the current content is over 150,000 pressed plant specimen images from the Indiana University Herbarium.
Custom ingest routines and integration with digitizing workflow.
Central service for AV media collection at Indiana University. Contains media from a large variety of departments and schools at IU, the IU Libraries, and external partners.
IIIF integration with Universal Viewer
Curation Concerns (moving to Hyrax currently)
Hosted repository service
George Washington University Libraries
Service: GW ScholarSpace
Institutional repository for research and scholarly output, including ETDs.
ETD work type (child of Work)
George Washington University Libraries
Curated scholarly repository for documents and analysis reports associated with The ISIS Files project, a partnership between the George Washington University Libraries, the GW Program on Extremism, and the New York Times
Drop-down menus on the menu bar.
Emory Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD)
Mediated self-deposit repository for theses and dissertations, used by multiple Emory University Schools and departments
Mediated deposit workflows including single and multiple approvals
Library/specialist staff curation-focused product for bulk-ingest, digital asset/collections management and preservation, utilized by multiple campus Libraries
Generic/abstract work type supporting Emory AIP convention (content/format agnostic)
Hyrax 3.rc1, Zizia
Fedora 4.7.x object store + files on disk (Amazon S3)
Front-end consumer product providing discovery, interaction, and delivery of assets in Emory's preservation repository
Abstract/generic work display using Universal Viewer
Blacklight 7, Cantaloupe
Institutional research data repository. Self-deposit data repository for researchers in humanities and social sciences.
Internal prosopographic referential with Idref integration for authority records
Duke Digital Repository
Digital repository for digitized and born-digital special collections; library purchased and licensed collections (including some ebooks); select University Archives materials
IIP Image Server + IIIF Image API, custom OpenSeadragon viewer
Duke Digital Repository – Research Data
Source code on GitLab
Institutional repository for research data
Integration with Box.com for file submission
Digital Repository of Ireland @Stuart Kenny
Digital Repository of Ireland
The Digital Repository of Ireland is a national digital repository for Ireland’s humanities, social sciences, and cultural heritage data.
Support for multiple metadata standards: DC, MODS, MARC, EAD
Digital Commonwealth (Massachusetts Collections Online)
A collection of more than 350 European travel accounts of pre-modern Southeast Asia
Self-submission institutional repository
Berlin State Library, Germany
Closed collection of historic documents
Australian Department of the Environment
The Atla Digital Library is provides Atla members and other organizations with access to aggregated theological library collections from across the US.
Various customizations and heavy use of Bulkrax for import.