Avalon Team Updates

Avalon Sprint Review #153

Jon Cameron (Indiana) hosts and Adam Arling (Northwestern) stars in Sprint Demo #153 

 

See our first public demo of the IIIF stand-alone player

 

View here

 

Runtime:  6 minutes, 30 seconds

Avalon Releases version 6.4.2

The Avalon Media System team is happy to announce the release of Avalon 6.4.2.  
 

Join Us for the Inaugural Avalon Forum: May 2, 4:00 PM Eastern

Inaugural Avalon Forum

Avalon 7 Development: Call for Community Participation!

In Spring 2018, The Avalon Team will begin work on Avalon 7.  As we move down this pathway, we want to invite you to join us, and help build a better Avalon!

 

Avalon Media System 6.2

Indiana University and Northwestern University are pleased to announce Avalon 6.2 The newest version of Avalon includes a substantial number of improvements to the playlist feature, various bug fixes, and a preview of the MediaElement4 player. 

 A few of the playlist improvements include:

IMLS National Leadership Grants for Libraries and Avalon

Avalon was mentioned in a recent blog post from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The post, titled "Enhancing Digital Collection Tools Through Collaboration," discusses the recent IMLS grant awarded to Avalon due in part to the project embracing "strategic collaboration." The progress made on Avalon is supported by a partnership between Northwestern University and the Indiana University Libraries.

 

Demo for Sprint 127

Avalon demo for sprint 127 is now ready for viewing.

 

The following features are highlighted in this Avalon demo:

Demo for Sprint 126

The Avalon team's demo for sprint 126 is now available for viewing.

 

The following features are shown in our latest public demo video:

Avalon Receives New IMLS Grant

We are pleased to announce that the libraries of Northwestern University and Indiana University have been awarded a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to support continued work on Avalon as part of a project titled Avalon Media System: Integrating audiovisual collections with research, digital preservation, and a sustainable developer community.

 

Avalon Media System 6.0

We are pleased to announce the release of Avalon Media System 6.0 -- the first official release of Avalon running on Fedora 4. Over the last year, the teams at Indiana University and Northwestern University have worked to redevelop Avalon on Fedora 4 using the latest Hydra components. This release offers full-feature parity with Avalon 5.1.

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