Hydra: One Body, Many Heads for Digital Repositories

Wednesday, October 26 | 3:40PM–4:30PM | Meeting Room 304C/D, Level Three
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Hydra is both an open-source technical framework for building digital repository systems and a growing community of partners engaged in supporting the framework and creating front-end digital repository and content management applications. We will provide an overview of Hydra, demonstrate Hydra-based applications, and discuss integration with library and IT environments.

Outcomes: Learn about the goals and basic structure of the Hydra digital repository community and development framework *Understand how institutions are integrating Hydra-based solutions into their larger IT and library services infrastructure *Learn how to get involved with the Hydra community


  • Jon Dunn

    Assistant Dean for Library Technologies, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Karen Estlund

    Dean of Libraries, Colorado State University

Resources & Downloads

  • Hydra One Body Many Heads for Digital Repositoriesslides

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