Digital Programs adheres to national and international community-based standards and best practices in all its work, and with our Technical Services department leading the effort, has documented our own best practices for metadata creation. The following list documents our overall operations:
Amherst College Digital Collections (ACDC) is a system based on Fedora Repository and Solr that uses a number of additional tools to support application messaging, the web interface, and linked open data. Information Technology maintains a wiki documenting all aspects of the system. We are currently exploring Islandora 7 as an alternative to a custom-built Fedora system.