DPLA Seeks Input for “Hydra in a Box” Project

Digital Public Library of America, Stanford University, and DuraSpace are partnering on the IMLS-funded “Hydra in a Box” project to develop a “feature-rich, robust, flexible digital repository that is easy to install, configure, and maintain” based on the Hydra project codebase. They’re seeking input from those who manage digtial collections and those who are interested in digital repositories.

Take the Hydra-in-a-Box Survey: https://stanforduniversity.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bvCv54xcyfb5mo5


Congratulations to Georgia State University on receiving NHPRC Grant

Congratulations to Georgia State University Library on receiving a National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant in the amount of $121,418 to digitize and transcribe recorded interviews from the Uprising of ’34 Oral History collection in the Southern Labor Archives. The collection includes first-person accounts of the attempts of nearly half a million textile workers in Southern cotton mills to unionize.

The project is scheduled to last 18 months, and will begin on August 1.