Hyku is a digital repository application for managing cultural heritage content, which began as the Hydra-in-a-Box project. Based on Hyrax, it offers an easy-to-install, easy-to-configure, feature-rich solution supporting next-generation web technologies. Hyku reduces barriers to effective asset management and preservation for collections and content types of many kinds, and is supported by a vibrant and ever-growing open source community.
Two bundled work types: Image Work and Generic Work
Hyku Beta 2.0.0 was released in October 2018 and Hyku was promoted out of Samvera Labs in February 2019. Information about the initial Beta Test can be found below and user documentation is being added to this site regularly.
Hyku 4.0 was released in May 2022, offering several major new features including cross-tenant search, three new UI theming templates that can be implemented from the Admin appearance dashboard, the ability to make tenants private, to feature collections, and to support multiple domains per tenant.