Enhancing Digital Asset Management

Islandora is an open source digital asset management system that preserves, manages, and showcases your institution’s unique material.

When it comes to preserving your library’s assets, you can’t afford to take risks. What happens when paper becomes unreadable, or audio and video content becomes inaccessible as devices become obsolete? There is a growing need to make information easily accessible, and PALS makes that happen by helping you implement Islandora.

Getting Started

Start small. When first getting started with digital asset management, look for a high-value, high-impact collection such as an alumni newsletter or a set of yearbooks.

Solution Packs

Solution packs are groups of Drupal modules that enable the support of many different formats, from audio to video and PDF documents. Islandora uses three core software components: Fedora, Drupal and Solr. Fedora acts as the heart of the system, providing key digital asset management functions. Drupal allows for a customizable user interface, and Solr streamlines searching, indexing, and the retrieval of information.


Demo Sites

Get started exploring a digital asset management (D.A.M.) solution today. PALS offers a free demo repository for those interested in exploring Islandora as their D.A.M. solution. We can help you ingest (load) some of your materials onto the demo site, so you can get a feel for what it’s like working with Islandora.

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Islandora Sandbox

Visit the Islandora Sandbox and create a demo site to get a feel for how Islandora can work for you. The demo environment illustrates the basic functionality of Islandora’s latest releases, and is accessible for both Drupal 6 and Drupal 7.

Explore Sandbox

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Sharing Stories

Stay up-to-date on the PALS community and gain valuable insight into resources to help you manage your assets, including: guidelines, grant opportunities and more.

Read Our Blog

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Introducing Islandora

Learn how to introduce Islandora to thought leaders and decision makers at your institution, so you can get started on preserving your story and advancing knowledge, sooner.

Download the Tools

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Supporting Growth

Learn firsthand what Islandora can do for you. We offer online and in-person demonstrations of Islandora.

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Providing Answers

We pride ourselves on providing answers to all your questions. Check out our FAQs to learn more about our service offering.