March 2015

Sprints 68-70 update

During sprints 68 and 69 we put the final touches on release 3.3. That work included testing and fixing bugs, writing release documentation and upgrading our local systems. We also had an in-person team meeting during sprint 69 where we started on some major system work including updating our Blacklight and Hydra versions.
In sprint 70 we continued our work on Hydra 8 and upgrading to the newest Blacklight. The team also started investigating what it would take to make Avalon work with Fedora 4.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant Received

We're happy to announce that the Indiana University Libraries and Northwestern University Library have received a new $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support work on Avalon development and community building through January 2017. See the press release for more information.

Avalon 3.3 Now Available

Indiana University and Northwestern University are pleased to announce Avalon Media System 3.3. Release 3.3 adds the following capabilities: