Avalon 3.2 Now Available

We are delighted to announce Avalon Media System 3.2, completed and released on December 19, 2014. As part of a series of minor 3.0 releases, Avalon 3.2 provides support for important content management efficiencies and other improvements.


Release 3.2 adds the following capabilities:

  • New metadata fields, including Bibliographic ID, Language, Physical Description, Related Item, and Terms of Use
  • Bulk item management actions, including publish, un-publish, change collection, delete, and assign access
  • Avalon dropbox subdirectories are accessible to collection managers using the web interface
  • Upgrade to Hydra 7
  • Numerous interface improvements and bug fixes

For more details on each of these new features, visit the What’s New in Avalon 3.2 wiki page


We welcome you to try out Avalon 3.2 on our public test server (https://pawpaw.dlib.indiana.edu/) before installation. Installation options include virtual machine image, manual installation, and source code installation. More information on all available options is found the Download page.


Please share your feedback on Release 3.2 in the comments or on the Avalon discussion list, avalon-discuss-l@list.indiana.edu. Join the discussion list via our Connect page.