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Tuesday, May 15 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Tools and Technologies Pre-Conference

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Avalon 7 - Re-Imagining an Audio-Video Solution In the Samvera Community
Ryan Steans
With funding from the IMLS, the Avalon Media System team is currently developing version 7 of the Samvera-based, open source repository tool.  Version 7 will refactor Avalon to utilize Hyrax as the core technology, bringing Avalon into the Hyrax development sphere, enabling for easier adoption and magnifying the development capacity of the Samvera community as former development silos move toward greater cooperation in development, allow DevOps to manage similar stacks and share enhancements across the Samvera community as a single roadmap is forges for Samvera core technologies and solution bundles such as Hyrax and Avalon.

Closing the Loop: Integrated Crowdsourcing with IIIF
Ben Brumfield, Sara Brumfield
This session will introduce participants to the IIIF standard for digital special collections, crowdsourced transcription and indexing with FromThePage and integrating digital library systems with crowdsourcing platforms via IIIF.

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Sara Carlstead Brumfield

Partner, Brumfield Labs
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Ben W. Brumfield

Partner, FromThePage
Sara Brumfield and Ben Brumfield are partners in Brumfield Labs. Their product, FromThePage, is a collaborative transcription platform for handwritten historical documents used by libraries, archives, and museums worldwide including the Stanford University Archives and the British... Read More →
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Ryan Steans

Avalon Community Manager, Northwestern University
Ryan Steans currently serves as Avalon Community Manager, dividing his time between the Avalon and greater Samvera Communities.  Before joining Avalon, Ryan served as Assistant Director and Sr. Program Coordinator with Texas Digital Library.  Pre-libraries, Ryan worked in eLearning... Read More →

Tuesday May 15, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
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