Islandora Workshop (Free Optional Event)
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
8:00am-12:00noon

The Islandora project (islandora.ca) is growing steadily, with new functionality added with each release. The project has also grown beyond the traditional library borders, especially when it comes to the stewardship of research data. Islandora provides integration between Fedora and Drupal, with custom solution packs to address the needs of multiple data types and collections. This session will review the project's development and current features, exmples of productions sites, an update on the community and membership, as well as provide guidance for basic installation and configuration.

Speaker:  Mark Leggott is the founder of the Islandora project. As the UL for the University of Prince Edward Island, and the projects major architect. He has spoken at a number of conferences, and is the founder of the SAAS company (discoverygarden Inc.) providing services around Islandora software. 

To RSVP for this optional event, please make your selection on the PASIG registration form

Draft Agenda
   

8:00am-9:00am Continental Breakfast and Introductions
9:00am-9:30pm Introduction to the Islandora Project
9:30am-10:30am Islandora and Digital Library Collections: PDF, Images, Audio, Video
10:30am-11:00am BREAK
11:00am-12:00pm Islandora - Preservation and Research Data Platform