The ResCarta Toolkit is professional grade software designed to build and organize your digital collections.

As a knowledgebase of over 575 fulltext resources, CUFTS provides Electronic Resource Management services, an integrated journal A-Z database, link resolving, and MARC records for your library.

Simon Fraser University ended support for CUFTS and GODOT on 31 August 2017.

Open Source Link Resolving. Launched from a link embedded in your library's citation databases or other resources, GODOT provides direct links to your fulltext collections, using the CUFTS knowledge base, and also reveals holdings in your catalogue or in other locations.

Hyrax is a front-end based on the robust Hydra framework, providing a user interface for common repository features. Hyrax offers the ability to create repository object types on demand, to deposit content via multiple configurable workflows, and to describe content with flexible metadata. Numerous optional features may be turned on in the administrative dashboard or added through plugins.

The DPLA is launching an open-source tool for fast, large-scale data harvests from OAI repositories. The tool uses a Spark distributed processing engine to speed up and scale up the harvesting operation, and to perform complex analysis of the harvested data. It is helping us improve our internal workflows and provide better service to our hubs.

Sufia is a component that adds self-deposit institutional repository features to a Rails app. Sufia is created with Ruby on Rails and builds on the Samvera Framework.

Sufia has the following features:

Samvera is the new name for Hydra. Samvera is a grass-roots, open source community creating best in class digital asset management solutions for Libraries, Archives, Museums and others.

The Samvera software offers flexible and rich user interfaces tailored to distinct content types on top of a robust back end – giving adopters the best of both worlds.

ArcLight is an effort to build a Hydra/Blacklight-based environment to support discovery (and digital delivery) of information in archives, initiated by Stanford University Libraries.


We began the design process with a few high-level and preliminary objectives for ArcLight:

A multi-institutional open-source collaboration building a better way to find and share geospatial data.