CDR Technical Development and Collaboration

The Carolina Digital Repository (CDR) is built on Samvera Hyrax, an open source repository framework.
The Hyrax-based platform launch on June 5, 2019 and is a collaboration between the following UNC Libraries departments:

  • Software Development Department
  • Repository Services Department
  • Linked Data Strategy and Services
  • Infrastructure Management Services Department
  • Scholarly Communication Department

Prior to Samvera Hyrax, the CDR was built on a custom Fedora platform, which is still in use as the Digital Collections Repository.