Metavus 1.0 has been released and is available for download on the Metavus website. Metavus has a plugin-based architecture, with the core functionality providing basic infrastructure. At the same time, plugins build on the core to deliver extended and expanded capabilities. Highlights of Metavus include: Ready to use right after downloading Quick installation, usually less than five minutes Fully customizable metadata fields and schemas—Metavus supports 17 distinct types of metadata fields Powerful built-in search engine which supports keyword, per-field, phrase, and term exclusion searches Over 25 plugins included, with additional capabilities such as URL checker and OAI-PMH server More information on Metavus can be found on the Metavus Features page, along with a Metavus demo site and a documentation page on specific Metavus concepts. We look forward to your feedback on Metavus 1.0.