University of Virginia. Hyku Open Source Institutional Repository Development partnership awarded $1M Arcadia grant to improve open scholarship infrastructure. The University of Virginia is pleased to announce a two-year award in the amount of $1,000,000 from Arcadia—a charitable fund of philanthropists Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin—in support of the “Advancing Hyku: Open Source Institutional Repository Platform Development” project. [Full Announcement].
University of Virginia. Same Name, Fresh Face: U.Va. Library Launches New Interface to Online Catalog. The University of Virginia Library is replacing the interface to its online catalog. Though it will still be called Virgo, it will have a completely new design and enhanced search capabilities. Originally called Blacklight, the new interface is the result of several years of development, usability studies and input from students and faculty. [Full Announcement].