Avalon Forum

A (usually) monthly meeting of the Avalon Community, including developers, librarians, administrators and the general public. 


Schedule:  The second Wednesday of every month, 4:00 Eastern

Join us on December 12th at 4:00, Eastern! (1:00 Pacific)


Topics will include:  

  • Upgrade of Avalon at Univ. of Virginia with Mike Durbin
  • Development efforts in batch upload with Avalon and WGBH with Sadie Roosa and Chris Colvard

You can learn more about the upcoming Forum under: Events or at this Blog Post.  


To connect to the Avalon Forum during a live event, click here.  



Prior Avalon Forum Meetings are linked here:


November 14, 2018

Lyrasis/ Avalon SaaS Pilot/ IIIF and Avalon - Carissa Egan of Lyrasis discusses an Avalon Software as a Service Pilot conducted at Lyrasis in 2017.  Brian Keese of Indiana University discusses IIIF (International Image Interperability Framework) and Avalon development.


September 12, 2018

Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS)/ Avalon Roadmap - Jon Cameron of Indiana University Libraries discussed OHMS integration with Avalon and Davis Schober of Northwestern University Libraries talks about the Avalon Product Roadmap.  Learn more about where we're headed over the next year and how you can use Avalon to wrangle your Oral History projects.


July 11th, 2018

Avalon at Indiana Univ. Music Library/ Metadata Development for Avalon 7 - Phil Ponella from Indiana University discusses how the Music Library has utilized Avalon to provide course content to students and manage concert materials.  Jen Young from Northwestern University demonstrates an audiovisual worktype for Hyrax and related metadata that will enhance Hyrax and Avalon.


June 13th, 2018

eReserves at Northwestern University/ IIIF & Avalon - Avalon users at Northwestern discuss how faculty request media, how they decide to use Avalon as the hosting solution, and how they place the material in a course.  Also - the Avalon team discusses International Image Interoperability Framework and how that will be applied within Avalon in version 7.


May 2nd, 2018

Inaugural Avalon Forum - History of Avalon and the goals of the Avalon forum.  Presenters:  Evviva Weinraub (Northwestern), Jon Dunn (Indiana), Ryan Steans (Avalon Community Manager), David Schober and Jon Cameron (Avalon Product Owners), Maria Whitaker (Avalon Scrum Master), Chris Colvard (Avalon Tech Community lead)