Avalon Team Updates

Avalon Spotlight: Univ. of Alberta Libraries and Chris Want's Contributions to Avalon

As an open source, community-driven application, the Avalon Media System progresses and improves via contributions from users.  A recent example of how our community supports Avalon can be found in the work from Chris Want at the University of Alberta Libraries.
 
UAL hosts ERA Audio + Video (Education & Research Archive), which utilizes the Avalon Media System.  “Currently [UAL] hosts over 1600 research, instructional, licensed

Avalon Office Hours to Begin August 28th and Run Weekly through October

The Avalon Team invites you to join us for Office Hours every week on Tuesdays from August 28th to October 30th.  We're currently piloting a program to enable anyone with an interest in Samvera to spend some time with our team to discuss all things Avalon Media System.

 

For full information, click here.

 

Avalon 6.4.3 Now Available

Avalon 6.4.3 is now available for download at the Avalon GitHub.  
 
Click here to download and to learn more.
 
This point release corrects issues found in batch upload pr

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:

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