Vol. 6, Issue 6, June 2014

Vol. 6, Issue 6, June 2014

The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases, and opportunities of interest to the DuraSpace community.
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in this issue

DuraSpace News

  • Background Buzz: Open Repositorites 2014 

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace

  • DSpace 3.3 released-Fixes Minor Issues in the 3.x Platform
  • DSpace Sessions and Slides from OR2014

Fedora

  • Fedora 4.0 Beta is Now Available!
  • Fedora Presentations at Open Repositories

​VIVO

  • Webinar Recording Available: Meet the VIVO Project Director

DuraSpace Services

  • DuraCloud Price Drop Helps You Manage Burgeoning Data Storage Costs

DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

  • Getting the Most from a Robots.txt File in DSpace
  • @mire Spotlight on Mark Diggory
  • DSpace CRIS from Cineca and Hong Kong University Highlighted at OR2014
  • Peter Dietz Joins the DSpace Team at Longsight
  • Open Repositories 2014 Conference: Onwards & Upwards

Community

  • Registration is now open for Digital Preservation 2014, July 22-24, 2014, Washington, DC.
  • Calculating the Cost of Not Preserving Media Assets and Metadata
  • AVAILABLE: Version 4, Research Data Curation Bibliography
  • SUBSCRIBE to the SHARE Update
  • Plan Now to Attend ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2014
  • LAUNCH: NDSA Digital Preservation Questions and Answers

DURASPACE NEWS

Background Buzz: Open Repositorites 2014
This year's Open Repositories Conference began on June 9 under sunny Helsinki skies that last far into the night, and ended with a trip to the historically significant Suomenlinna sea fortress in the rain.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/articles/2153
Related link: http://or2014.helsinki.fi/?page_id=985

Visit the DuraSpace Community Calendar or our recent Event Blog Posts
for a comprehensive online view of upcoming community events.


DURASPACE PROJECTS

DSpace

DSpace 3.3 released-Fixes Minor Issues in the 3.x Platform
DSpace 3.3 is now available!  DSpace 3.3 is a bug-fix release and contains no new features.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/articles/2160 
Related links:  http://sourceforge.net/projects/dspace/files/https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/

DSpace Sessions and Slides from OR2014
For anyone who was unable to attend the Open Repositories 2014 Conference (or if you would like to review some of what you saw), our wiki page provides links to the slides of a few of the DSpace-related sessions at the conference.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2165
Related linkhttps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/OR2014+DSpace+Sessions

Fedora

Fedora 4.0 Beta is Now Available! 
Fedora 4.0 is ready for the big repository challenges: support for large files; flexible storage options; features to accommodate research data management; native linked open data capabilities and an improved platform for developer interaction.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/articles/2145
Related linkhttps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+4.0+Beta+1+Release+Notes

Fedora Presentations at Open Repositories
You can find links to three Fedora presentations that were given at this year's Open Repositories Conference in Helsinki on our wiki page. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2158
 

VIVO

Webinar Recording Available: Meet the VIVO Project Director 
On June 25, DuraSpace presented, "Meet the VIVO Project Manager," a webinar introducing the community to Layne Johnson. 
 
Interested in learning more about how DuraCloud, DSpaceDirect, or both may be a good fit for you?Simply submit your information and we will get back to you shortly!
For more information about DuraCloud, please visit: http://duracloud.org/account-inquiry
To request details about DSpaceDirect, simply to go: http://dspacedirect.org/inquiry
 

DuraCloud Price Drop Helps You Manage Burgeoning Data Storage Costs 
As institutional demands for management and storage increase, finding the right place at the right price to store burgeoning data just got more economical with lower DuraCloud prices. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/836 
Related link: http://duracloud.org/pricing

DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS

This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.

@MIRE:

Getting the Most from a Robots.txt File in DSpace
Do you get the most visibility from your Google interaction where 50% of your DSpace repository traffic comes from? 
 
@mire Spotlight on Mark Diggory
This month the @mire Staff Spotlight is on Mark Diggory Chief Operations Officer for @mire's US California office and long-time DSpace committer.
 
DSpace CRIS from Cineca and Hong Kong University Highlighted at OR2014 
At the Open Repositories Conference one of the most important and interesting topics discussed during the event was CRIS (Current Research Information System) which is a solution that allows for the description and tracking of important entities, such as projects, grants, patents, organization units, researcher profiles (people), etc. in order to integrate and contextualize these entities along with publications. 
 
Longsight, a provider of higher education solutions that include leading, managing, supporting and developing open source technologies, is pleased to announce that Peter Dietz has joined their DSpace team. 
 
OPEN REPOSITORY:  
Open Repositories 2014 Conference: Onwards & Upwards
We've just returned from attending the Open Repositories 2014 Conference and we'd like to share our impressions of the event.
 

COMMUNITY

Registration is now open for Digital Preservation 2014, July 22-24, 2014, Washington, DC.
The Digital Preservation 2014 Program Committee is pleased to announce the draft program agenda for the upcoming summer meeting. 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/articles/2143
Related link:  http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/meetings/register/index.html

Calculating the Cost of Not Preserving Media Assets and Metadata  
AVPreserve, a media and information management consulting firm, has announced the release of the Cost of Inaction (COI) Calculator, a free online tool that helps organizations make well-informed decisions regarding the digitization of legacy physical audiovisual media and to understand the implications of different choices. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2154 
Related link: https://coi.avpreserve.com/

AVAILABLE: Version 4, Research Data Curation Bibliography 
Digital Scholarship has released Version 4 of the Research Data Curation Bibliography. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2159 
Related link: http://digital-scholarship.org/rdcb/rdcb.htm

SUBSCRIBE to the SHARE Update 
Today ARL published the inaugural issue of the SHARE (SHared Access Research Ecosystem) Update. The newsletter will provide regular updates on SHARE's progress. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2161 
Related link: https://t.e2ma.net/webview/1n5hg/0d7a8eef62e451a7ea3af2e4d3df6a20

Plan Now to Attend ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2014 
ARCHIVES RECORDS: Ensuring Access  - the premier educational event for archives and records management professionals. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2163 
Related link: http://www2.archivists.org/2014#.U6rdPBFOWUk

LAUNCH: NDSA Digital Preservation Questions and Answers 
The NDSA (National Digital Preservation Alliance) Innovation Working Group has announced the launch of Digital Preservation Questions and Answers
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2164 
Related link: http://qanda.digipres.org/


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