Imago: An Open-Source Repository for Born-Digital Scientific Collections

Wednesday, November 01 | 12:45PM–1:45PM ET | Exhibit Hall A-C, 200 Level
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
Imago is a solution to capture born-digital scientific specimen collections for your institutional repository. Attend this session to learn about our newly developed open-source application powered by a Hydra/Fedora repository solution, the result of a collaboration between research libraries and biological collection curators across two states.

Outcomes: Learn about the open-source Hydra/Fedora repository infrastructure * Understand the importance of specimen collection, management, and preservation * Identify new roles and opportunities for digital collection building in research data programs


  • Chad Hutchens

    Head of Digital Collections, University of Wyoming
  • Jennifer Laherty

    Associate Librarian, Head of Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Robert McDonald

    Dean of University Libraries & Professor, University of Colorado Boulder

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