Fedora is a general purpose repository service developed jointly by The University of Virginia Library and Cornell University. The Fedora project is devoted to the goal of providing open-source repository software that can serve as the foundation for many types of information management systems.

The software demonstrates how distributed digital information management can be deployed using web-based technologies, including XML and web services.



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Fedora 2.0 Released:
The Fedora Development Team is pleased to announce the release of Fedora 2.0. The software is now available for download. System documentation and release notes are also available from the download page.

Fedora Users Group Meeting
Rutgers University Libraries are sponsoring the first Fedora Users Group Meeting May 13-14, 2005 at Alexander Library on the Rutgers Campus. Information about the meeting agenda, lodging and transportation may be found on the meeting information page.

Fedora 2.0 Featured on CoverPages
Robin Cover's CoverPages site featured Fedora 2.0 in the 18 March, 2005 edition. The news article summarizes the history of Fedora's development and the functionality available through release 2.0.

Funding for Fedora Phase 2:
The Fedora Development Team is pleased to announce that Fedora Phase 2 has been funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

New Fedora Paper:
A new paper entitled "Fedora: An Architecture for Complex Objects and their Relationships" has been submitted to the International Journal of Digital Libraries: Special Issue on Complex Objects. The draft is posted on arXiv.org.