MediaCommons was first launched in a WordPress-based environment in 2007, and was relaunched in Drupal in 2009 at mediacommons.futureofthebook.org. The site was redesigned, upgraded to Drupal 7, and moved to mediacommons.org in August 2018. More information about the genesis of the project may be found in the following essays:
- Introducing MediaCommons
MediaCommons has received support from The Institute for the Future of the Book and the National Endowment for the Humanities and is hosted and developed by the NYU Libraries’ Digital Library Technology Services group.