Product Features

Understanding Avalon Roles and Permissions


The second release of Avalon will have collections-based roles and permissions. This post describes what we've designed in hopes of getting your comments. Does this make sense? Is it easy to see how you would map these to your organization?

Units, Collections and Items


First, some definitions.


A unit is a grouping of collections. Usually, a unit will map to an administrative unit.



How Avalon differs from YouTube or a DAMS

Collection Manager's Guide


Throughout the process of working toward release 1.0, developing effective documentation was just as important to the team as developing effective code. The Collection Manager's Guide describes features, functionality, and how to navigate the Avalon Media System.