Hydra ‘Stop and Learn’

  • May 13, 2016 • 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Olin Library

To mark the launch of a new digital repository on the Hydra platform, the Libraries will host an information session to help Washington University students, faculty, and staff become familiar with the platform. Introductory sessions will take place early in the day. A “Stop and Learn” workshop with demonstrations on how content can be delivered to the Hydra platform will take place on May 13 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in Room 142 of Olin.

Schedule of events:

9:30-10:30 AM Arc Presentation Room in Olin Library
Presentation via Skype by Tom Cramer, co-founder of the Hydra Initiative and AUL at Stanford University Libraries

11:00-11:45 AM Room 142 in Olin Library
Presentation by Kieran Etienne on Hydra “heads” or solution bundles

1:30-2:30 PM Room 142
Presentation by Kieran Etienne on the Hydra tech stack

3:00-4:30 PM Room 142
Afternoon “poster” session — although it will mainly be “posters” on laptops — these are conversation stations, organized around different subjects, content models and file types, to facilitate discussions on what the current implementation supports, and possible directions for future development. Light refreshments will be provided.

Locally created digital texts and projects can be accessed from the Libraries’ digital collections page: https://library.wustl.edu/units/digital/digital-collections/. For streaming video, go to streamingvideo.wustl.edu.

For more information, contact Andrew Rouner at arouner@wustl.edu.