New York, NY and Geneva, Switzerland – December 1, 2015. TIND, an official CERN spin-off, was selected through formal tender by the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library to provide their cloud-based Digital Library System based on CERN open source software.
TIND will provide a flexible, scalable and integration solution replacing multiple ILS-, repository- and search platforms, including Horizon (SirsiDynix) and DSpace. The UN manages a vast collection of digitized and born-digital material that will be made accessible and preserved safely in the cloud-platform. The eventual scale of the collection is estimated at over 10 million files.
"We are excited about this because we feel that Invenio is a perfect fit to address concerns about UN digital content" says Bojan Grozdanic, Digital Library Coordinator at the Dag Hammarskjold Library in New York. The new digital library system will introduce modern and customizable workflows to streamline the UNs ongoing digitization process, and offer a unified solution for search, curation and preservation.
TIND is an official CERN spin-off providing library management systems, digital repositories and research data management solutions based on CERN open source technology. The company is based in Trondheim, Norway and Geneva, Switzerland.
About the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Established when the United Nations was created in 1946, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library (DHL) is located at the UN Headquarters in New York. It provides information and library services to delegates and staff of Member States, the UN Secretariat and offices and members of the general public. The Library is charged with collecting, preserving and making accessible official documents and publications that the United Nations publishes in print and digital format.
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