This is pretty interesting — is Medusa a home-grown solution? I can’t find information about who made it on the FAQ.
On October 5, 2016 at 11:40:29 AM, Dubnicek, Ryan C ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) wrote:
This isn¹t quite my area, but thought I¹d chime in to say that the U.
Illinois Library is piloting a few collections in Medusa (more details on
this here: https://medusa.library.illinois.edu/) as a potential
replacement for CONTENTdm.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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On 10/5/16, 1:30 PM, "Code for Libraries on behalf of Diaz, Noel A"
<[log in to unmask] on behalf of [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>We at Purdue Libraries are on the same boat. Already talked with OCLC
>about hosted solution, but we are really now thinking of and looking into
>a better local alternative. We don't plan to make any moves any time
>soon so would be very interested in hearing what others are
> Noel Díaz
> Instruction & Research Services Administrator
> Information Technology Department
> Purdue University Libraries
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>On 10/5/16, 9:16 AM, "Code for Libraries on behalf of Christopher H Day"
><[log in to unmask] on behalf of [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>I wanted to solicit some feedback and advice from my code4lib colleagues
>about Digital Collections and Institutional Repository software solutions.
>For the past several years we have used a local installation of CONTENTdm
>as our digital repository [http://digital-libraries.saic.edu/]. Due to
>OCLC's recent announcement of a shift to a "hosted only" model for
>CONTENTdm, we are starting to research our options for change.
>We would like to be able to provide additional functionality for our
>library digital collections, and to provide our campus with a more
>versatile institutional repository.
>If your institution is using CONTENTdm Hosted, Islandora, Digital Commons,
>or other similar products, I'd love to get a feel for your experiences --
>especially about migrating to your current platform from an earlier
>product. If you have some time for a few brief questions by email please
>feel free to contact me off list.
>Thanks very much for your time.
>*Christopher Day *Digital Resources Librarian
>MacLean Visual Resources Center
>John M. Flaxman Library | The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
>37 South Wabash, 6th FL, Chicago, IL 60603
>312.899.5101 | [log in to unmask]
>http://libraryguides.saic.edu/vrc | https://digital-libraries.saic.edu