I.T. Consulting for Higher Education, Libraries and Archives
Hudson Molonglo is the ArchivesSpace Development Partner. From July 2012 to July 2013 we worked with the ArchivesSpace project team to develop version 1.0 of the application. ArchivesSpace version 1.0 was released on October 1, 2013.
We are now working to provide institutions with the specialized technical assistance they need to begin the move to ArchivesSpace. Talk to us about how we can help you with running a pilot, migrating legacy data, installation, customization, integration, or technical training.
We developed the code, and we're proud of the job we've done so far. We know how ArchivesSpace works, and we know we can make it work for your staff and patrons.
The Hudson Molonglo ArchivesSpace development team consists of four members based in New York City and Canberra, Australia.
You can see the code at our github repository.
We also produced a series of screencasts aimed at developers wanting to learn how ArchivesSpace works.
We would love to talk to you about ArchivesSpace. Contact us using the links at the bottom of this page, or email james at hudmol dot com.
We've had a very busy two years since Hudson Molonglo was founded in 2011. In addition to our work with ArchivesSpace, we have made significant contributions to New York University's Sakai implementation, and for a bit of fun we developed a screen saver for Mac OS X.
New York University recently moved to Sakai CLE under the service name NYU Classes. Hudson Molonglo provided support for project planning, budgeting and resourcing. Members of the Hudson Molonglo team also made significant contributions to integration, customization and configuration of the service.
And for something completely different, we developed a screensaver for Mac OS X. We call it pedderSaver and we think it's kind of neat. It is not currently available in the Mac App Store because it doesn't support screen savers - crazy right? So it is available for download from our site.
We can source personnel with a broad range of skills and experience, and we build a team for each project. This allows us to provide services covering most aspects of technical projects. An indicative list of these services includes:
Hudson Molonglo Pty Ltd was founded in 2011 with the vision of creating an alternative way of resourcing fixed term technical projects at Universities, Libraries and Archives.
Hudson Molonglo draws together talented technical personnel who have deep experience in the domain, and connects them with the projects that need their skills for a fixed period. Universities, Libraries and Archives are great innovators in learning management, collection management, digital library, and digital access and preservation software. However, it can be challenging to find the right people at the right time for these projects. Hiring technical staff on short term contracts can be difficult, and grabbing slices of time from already very busy permanent staff can be disruptive and inefficient.
We aim to fill this need with people who have direct experience working in the higher education and research sectors. These are not cookie-cutter consultants; they know MARC from MODS; they've worked with VuFind and Voyager; they've integrated services with Shibboleth and CAS.
Hudson Molonglo is a young company with a long history. We're ready to share our experience and skills with you to help you bring your visions to fruition.
One last thing about Hudson Molonglo - that peculiar name. The journey of this company began with the unlikely connection of two very distant and very different places. New York City and Canberra, Australia. The two parts of the name are taken from the names of the major rivers that feed those special places. We appreciate that 'Molonglo' does not trip off many tongues, but we like it, it reminds us of home. Feel free to use a contraction: 'HM' or 'Hudmol' are just fine by us.