Islandora is a completely free open-source software framework designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage and discover digital assets using a best practice framework.  Islandora is implemented and supported by an ever-growing international community.

Built on a base of Drupal, Fedora, and Solr, Islandora's flexibility empowers users to work with a huge variety of data types (such as image, video, and pdf) and knowledge domains (such as Chemistry and the Digital Humanities) and provides integration with additional viewers, editors, and data processing applications.

Islandora has out-of-the-box support for:
Any Digital File Type
Batch Ingest and Migrations
Faceted Searching
Flexible Metadata
Flexible Storage
JSON-LD Serialization
Linked Data
Multilingual Content and Interface
Usage Statistics

Additionally, you can extend Islandora using any of the hundreds of modules built by the Drupal community.

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The Islandora Foundation

The Islandora Foundation is a federally incorporated, community-driven soliciting non-profit operating under Corporation Number 848647-6. Our mission is to steward the Islandora software platform and the community that develops and supports it.


Islandora and all of its components are completely free to use.

Get Started

Try out Islandora, browse our documentation, and download the version that best suits your needs.


Participate in Islandora events and user groups to expand your skills and share your experience. Connect with new partners and colleagues.


Take an active role in our open source community and help to make Islandora even better.


From user documentation and community support to trusted vendors, we have the resources to help you make the most of Islandora.

Islandora at ALA2012!

Interested in learning about the Islandora open-source digital asset management system?  The Islandora team will be presenting a pre-conference workshop at ALA suitable for new users and current implementers. Learn how Islandora is simplifying the process of creating robust digital collections and workspaces. Spots are limited, so sign up soon.

Building Digital Collections Using Islandora
Speaker: Mark Leggott, University of Prince Edward Island; Kirsta Stapelfeldt, University of Prince Edward Island;

Islandora Camp 2012 Announcement

Islandora Camp is the primary conference event for the Islandora community and is a 3-day combination of scheduled and "un-conference" conference approaches. It is held in Charlottetown PEI at the University of PEI, the home of Islandora. Islandora Camp started in 2008 and is held in the summer to allow attenddees to experience the joy of PEI in the summer. We highly recommend you come for the full 3 days and stay for amn extra week or more - you won't regret it!

Islandora Camp 2012 Agenda

Welcome to Islandora Camp - Unconference and T.B.D. sessions will be determined on the first day. Come to registration with your ideas for what you want to talk about. We're also looking for at least two more people prepared to offer a tour of their Islandora installation.

August 1st Time Sessions and Tutorials Presenter(s) 8:30-9:30 Light Breakfast and Registration   9:30-10:30 Opening Notes and Introduction

Mark Leggott

Kirsta Stapelfeldt