Window-Eyes' Shutting Causes Challenges, Changes for Users

Last week marked the end of a long-standing text-to-speech engine, Window-Eyes. More than two decades after its creation, this commercial screen reader will no longer be sold… Read more

Open Source, the Humanities, and the Future -- Part Three of Our Talk with Susan Brown

In parts one and two of our interview with CWRC project lead Susan Brown, we've talked about establishing the need for Islandora, and why the project team chose a Drupal shop… Read more

Islandora and Drupal Shops: the Challenges and Successes -- Part Two of an Interview with Susan Brown

Yesterday, we introduced you to the Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory (CWRC) project. Today, we share project leader Susan Brown's thoughts on why the team went with a… Read more

Writing the Foundations of a Drupal/Islandora Partnership - Part One of an Interview with Susan Brown

Digital Echidna has been working with a number of partners on a project called the Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory (CWRC), a project that brings together researchers… Read more

Islandoracon 2017 - A Future of Possibilities

Looking to sink your talons into an exciting new tech opportunity? Look no further than Islandora’s CLAW. We’re excited at Digital Echidna about the opportunities that this… Read more

Open Source, Open Science, Open Data, and the Future: Part Three of an Interview with Mark Leggott

Digital Echidna will be attending Islandoracon 2017 in Hamilton, ON from May 15-19th. As we prepare, we’re pleased to present part two of a three-part interview with… Read more

Islandora and Drupal: Part Two of an Interview with Mark Leggott

Digital Echidna will be attending Islandoracon 2017 in Hamilton, ON from May 15-19th. As we prepare, we’re pleased to present part two of a three-part interview with… Read more

The Early Days of Islandora - Part One of An Interview with Founder Mark Leggott

Islandora is an open-source software framework designed to help institutions, organizations, and their audiences  collaborative manage and discover digital assets using a… Read more

Open Data, Open Source -- Open Possibilities

A commitment to openness is a commitment to progress -- which is why today's the perfect day for us to kick off a celebration of open-source discussions, particularly… Read more

You Can Hit a Home Run Even with Your Most Venomous Critic

It is the iconic Canadian band Sloan that sings, "It's not the band I hate, it's their fans." I was reminded of that line this weekend attending a Toronto Blue Jays' game.… Read more

Removing Accessibility Barriers to Promote Independence and Inclusion

"The barriers I face as a blind person can be eliminated by changes to the environment." Those were the words of Jim Sanders, former CNIB president and chief executive… Read more

Echidnas Flocking to Baltimore for DrupalCon

To paraphrase Edgar Allan Poe, "Tis some Echidnas tapping at the Baltimore Convention Centre door -- only this and nothing more." That's right, this weekend a couple dozen… Read more