Avalon Media System: Evolving from Collaboration to Community

Thursday, October 27 | 12:30PM–1:30PM | Exhibit Hall B/C, Level One
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
Avalon Media System is an open-source software system for managing and providing access to large collections of digital audio and video in libraries and archives. This presentation will discuss Avalon's functionality, new areas of development, and the pros and cons of a two-institution partnership model for collaborative software development.

Outcomes: Learn about the functionality and high-level architecture of the Avalon Media System *Explore the future directions of the Avalon project *Understand the challenges and advantages of developing open-source software with another institution


  • Debs Cane

    Repository Community Manager, Northwestern University
  • Jon Dunn

    Assistant Dean for Library Technologies, Indiana University Bloomington

Resources & Downloads

  • Avalon Media System_poster

    28 MB, pdf - Updated on 11/10/2016