Avalon Media System 6.1

Northwestern University and Indiana University are pleased to announce the release of Avalon Media System 6.1. This update to Avalon 6 includes a full migration path from Avalon 5 to Avalon 6, the ability to control Avalon’s embedded content player via JavaScript, and a variety of bug fixes.
Highlights include:

  • The full, production-ready release of the Avalon 5.x to Avalon 6 migration tool
  • Avalon Player API: control Avalon’s embedded player via client-side Javascript
  • Improved behavior for setting object leases and import of bibliographic metadata
  • Numerous bug fixes

For more information about the release, see our release notes on Github and the documentation on upgrading Avalon to release 6.1.
If you have any questions, feel free to email any member of the team, ask questions through the Avalon discussion list (subscribe at http://www.avalonmediasystem.org/connect) or the Samvera community lists, or ping us on the #avalon channel on the Samvera Slack team (https://wiki.duraspace.org/x/J4o2BQ).
Development of Avalon is supported in part by grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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