Hyrax Interest Group Call 2022-01-12

Time: 11:30am-12:00pm Eastern

Connection Info: https://iu.zoom.us/j/94019873775?pwd=cmlSb2tCNmQzbmlhUXgvNHVIVkxLUT09
enter pass: 175760

Notetaker: Heather Greer Klein

Community Notes


  • Julie Hardesty (Indiana University)

  • Collin Brittle (Emory)

  • Heather Greer Klein (Samvera)

  • Rachel Howard (University of Louisville)

  • Thomas Scherz (University of Cincinnati)

  • Rebekah Kati (UNC-Chapel Hill)

  • Chris Colvard (Indiana University)

  • Christine Peterson (Amigos)

  • Robert Browder

  • Rebecca Patillo (University of Louisville)

  • Rob Kaufman

  • Lynette Rayle



  • Hyrax Maintenance Working Group update - Julie Hardesty

    • current members January-April listed on HMWG page

    • Still taking pledges for maintenance work, even in Jan-April

    • Some pledge work joining the dev congress and specific Hyrax sprints

    • Hyrax sprints for this section of 2022:

      • - Jan 24 - Feb 4

      • - Feb 21 - Mar 4

      • - Mar 21 - April 1

      • - April 18 - April 29

    • Can always join work on a sprint if you are available

    • Julie will create a project board on github for each cycle; will select work based on participants in the sprint

  • Topics and Projects

    • next release possible

      • Analytics update

      • RDF gem issue, PDF thumbnails issue

      • Can we do this release? Are these updates and issues complete? Yes, issues are resolved and the analytics are complete. Important to get this release out to address this. Faraday needs to be checked before release (on for tech call today and not too difficult to resolve). 

      • Need to do final checks for a release, this week and next week.

    • Dev Congress

      • Topic list still forming. Please join us! Julie will lead a getting started with Hyrax session as part of the dev congress

    • Roadmap

    • Project board will be created after the dev congress and will incorporate into the roadmap. Tech lead role still vacant for now. 

    • Need to consider the next Hyrax Product Owner. Julie’s 2 year term ends in October; would like to get the next PO in place this summer. Contact Julie with questions or suggestions for this role!

    • Hyku news

      • Hyku in the runup to 4.0 release. Update to DOI gem, cross-site searching and other features included. More features coming soon after this release.

  • Questions?

  • Next meeting: Wednesday, February 9, 11:30am Eastern