Taverna has now moved to the Apache Software Foundation. For updated information, see Apache Taverna (incubating).

20 May /14

Digital preservation framework Islandora uses Taverna to manage digital assets

Islandora is an open-source software framework designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage, and discover digital assets using a best-practices framework.

In an interview with Mark Leggott, the University Librarian at the University of Prince Edward Island, Mark explains how Taverna workflows are utilized by the Islandora framework to call local Python scripts remotely via Web services’ wrappers. This allowed for extreme agility within the Islandora ecosystem and has allowed the integration of a wide range of open source (and proprietary where desirable) software systems in relatively quick order. Read the full interview with Mark Leggott.