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January 26, 2024

TIND TIND Digital Archive has been selected by the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. e Warren-Trumbull County Public Library has joined TIND's expanding user group of public libraries by selecting the TIND Digital Archive. WTCPL will be migrating from Omeka. The library is looking forward to enhancing the discoverability and long-term preservation of their diverse collection of photographs, postcards, illustrations, and documents. [Full Announcement].

December 1, 2023

TIND TIND launches new video player feature with automatic transcoding. TIND has introduced the first iteration of the newly developed Video Player. With automatic transcoding for unmatched playback quality and an admin dashboard for efficient content management, the player simplifies the video upload process and ensures a superior viewing experience across various file formats. This announcement underlines TIND's dedication to institutions with significant video collections, providing a simple solution for effortlessly upload and video streaming capabilities for all end users through the TIND platform. [Full Announcement].

October 20, 2023

TIND TIND announces Author Profiles for TIND RDM and TIND IR. TIND announced the launch of Author Profiles as the highlight of the 1.19 release. Author Profiles showcases the works of local authors in a dedicated author page and elevates the institutional repository's visibility with customizable branding. Authors create and manage their own profiles, supported, if needed, by local administration. The result is a uniform and easily navigable directory of local scholars. Author Profiles blends seamlessly into TIND's submission dashboard workflow, providing a comprehensive tool for managing institutional content from submission to discovery. [Full Announcement].

October 9, 2023

TIND The World Food Program goes live on TIND IR. TIND announced that the United Nations World Food Programme has officially launched TIND IR, building on their existing TIND ILS platform. WFP`s move from Virtua ILS to TIND represents not only a change of systems but a leap forward in efficiency, accessibility, and ease of use for both staff and end-users. TIND IR and ILS within the same platform marks a pivotal moment in the advancement of WFP's technological infrastructure, providing essential discovery and management tools for their print and digital footprint. [Full Announcement].

September 11, 2023

TIND CIF Southern Section goes live on TIND Digital Archive. TIND announced the official launch of the digital history archive for the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section. The platform will serve as a central repository capturing over 110 years of articles, photographs, and multimedia materials documenting the history of education-based athletics in Southern California. [Full Announcement].

August 25, 2023

TIND The Center for Research Libraries selects TIND Digital Archive. The Center for Research Libraries has selected TIND Digital Archive to transfer and host its vast digital collection of more than 40 million files. By moving to TIND DA's robust and scalable platform, CRL seeks to improve the discoverability and long-term preservation of these materials. Migrating from a locally created system, CRL highlighted TIND's user-friendly interface and the ability to handle batch operations as key reasons for their decision. [Full Announcement].

August 18, 2023

TIND UN Human Rights goes live on TIND Institutional Repository. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has gone live on TIND IR. This collaboration aims to create a worldwide database of academic publications, UN documents, reports, and other resources on the impact of unilateral sanctions on human rights. The repository leverages TIND IR's comprehensive feature set and user-friendly interface to ensure this vital collection is widely discoverable. [Full Announcement].

July 8, 2023

TIND Oregon Health & Science University has gone live on TIND DA and TIND IR. Oregon Health and Science University, a renowned public research university and medical center committed to research, education, and patient care, has successfully migrated from Samvera to the TIND Digital Archive and TIND Institutional Repository solutions. In selecting TIND DA and IR, OHSU continues its commitment to optimizing digital asset management workflows and enabling open access to scholarly works now in a shared platform. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2023

TIND UN Human Rights Selects TIND Institutional Repository. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights) has selected TIND IR. The repository platform is implemented by the ​​Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures to serve as a global resource for data collection and research. TIND IRs comprehensive feature set and user-friendly interface will ensure wide discoverability of the repository's extensive collection, allowing users to seamlessly submit and access relevant research. [Full Announcement].

May 26, 2023

TIND CIF Southern Section selects TIND Digital Archive. TIND DA has been selected by the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section (CIF-SS) to convey the history of education-based athletics in Southern California. Assistant Commissioner Thom Simmons at CIF-SS said they chose TIND DA because of its user-friendly and intuitive qualities [Full Announcement].

May 12, 2023

TIND Washington University implements TIND RDM as its new Research Data Repository. Washington University in St. Louis has gone live on TIND RDM. WashU Research Data is an improved and upgraded data repository to better support the research mission of Washington University, replacing their previous BePress installation. [Full Announcement].

April 28, 2023

TIND The University of Southern Indiana goes live on TIND Institutional Repository. The University of Southern Indiana is now live on the TIND Institutional Repository and has fully integrated TIND IR with its existing TIND ILS install. Running both products in a single platform, USI has improved the discoverability of IR content for library users via catalog and discovery layer searches and established meaningful links between related IR and ILS records. [Full Announcement].

March 24, 2023

TIND Charlotte Mecklenburg Library goes live on TIND Digital Archive. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has successfully gone live on TIND DA, migrating more than 15,000 historical images from a locally developed DAM solution. After selecting TIND DA due to its outstanding user experience and powerful metadata editing tools, the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is excited to leverage the platform to make historical content accessible to the public, including videos, local newspapers, and historical artifacts. [Full Announcement].

March 10, 2023

TIND The University of Michigan selects TIND RDM to archive social media datasets. TIND Research Data Management (TIND RDM) has been selected to power SOMAR, a new data repository dedicated to making social media data accessible to researchers. TIND RDM enables SOMAR to ingest and share large files while implementing new unique metadata fields for social media data. TIND's turnkey solution was implemented in under two months, providing social media researchers with a faster and more effective way to store and share their data. [Full Announcement].

February 10, 2023

TIND Washington University in St. Louis selects TIND Research Data Management. Washington University in St. Louis has selected TIND RDM as its new research data repository, migrating from Digital Commons. TIND RDM will be used to share and publish datasets and supplemental files, including spreadsheets, protocols, field sheets, analysis scripts, and images. Supporting FAIR principles, integrating with DataCite, and offering a data curation workflow, TIND RDM offers WashU a strong foundation for sharing and publishing research data for long-term access and future use. [Full Announcement].

January 20, 2023

TIND Oregon Health and Science University selects TIND Institutional Repository and TIND Digital Archive. January 20, 2023. The Oregon Health and Science University has selected TIND Institutional Repository and TIND Digital Archive as new repository systems. By moving both systems to a single platform, OHSU can streamline access and workflows for all their digital holdings. OHSU is migrating from Samvera. [Full Announcement].

December 16, 2022

TIND The University of Southern Indiana selects TIND Institutional Repository. The University of Southern Indiana has selected TIND IR, migrating from DSpace. USI has been running TIND ILS for two years and will integrate TIND IR into their existing ILS install. They are looking forward to streamlining access and workflows by moving both IR and ILS into a single platform [Full Announcement].

November 25, 2022

TIND IMarEST goes live on TIND IR and TIND DA. The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology has successfully migrated to the TIND Institutional Repository and TIND Digital Archive. “Working with TIND to develop our new and refreshed Library has been really simple and a very positive experience. Their dedicated staff were only too eager to help us understand the details of the project and they made sure any and all queries we had were answered carefully”, says Harry Williams, Content & Communications Executive at IMarEST. [Full Announcement].

October 28, 2022

TIND The Kealakai Center for Pacific Strings selects TIND Digital Archive. The TIND Digital Archive has been selected by the Kealakai Center for Pacific Strings, launching the world's first digital archives of Hawaiian music history. The ability to accommodate culturally specific metadata fields, as well as supporting a wide range of media formats, are highlighted as key factors for selecting TIND DA. The Kealakai Center for Pacific Strings is a non-profit organization dedicated to the research, restoration, and celebration, of Hawaii and the Pacific region's enduring legacy in the musical arts and luthiery. [Full Announcement].

October 7, 2022

TIND The International Fund for Agricultural Development selects TIND ILS. The International Fund for Agricultural Development, a specialized agency of the United Nations, has selected TIND ILS, highlighting the technological capabilities of the system and outstanding customer care as main reasons for their choice. IFAD was previously running on Virtua by Innovative Interfaces. TIND provides a modern and easy-to-use ILS system that will enable the IFAD library to make available external information and resources supporting IFAD's business activities in rural development. [Full Announcement].

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