Vol. 6, Issue 7, August 2014

Vol. 6, Issue 7, August 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

  • Symplectic and DuraSpace Partner to Provide Institutional Support Services for VIVO
  • DuraSpace and Artefactual Partner to Offer New Hosted Service 

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace

  • NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 4.2!
  • The DSpace Committers Team Welcomes Pascal-Nicolas Becker, Technische Universität Berlin

Fedora

  • UPDATE: Towards a Fedora 4 Production Release
  • Update 2: Towards a Fedora 4 Production Release; Training Opportunities
  • REGISTER: Fedora User Group Meeting Set For Karlsruhe
  • Update 3: Towards a Fedora 4 Production Release; Acceptance Testing
  • To Current or Future Fedora Developers: Fedora 4 Hackfest in October?
  • Fedora 4 Training Events in October

VIVO

  • NOW AVAILABLE: VIVO Release 1.7
  • From the VIVO Director's Chair. Unfettered. Unfiltered. Unrivaled.
  • From the VIVO Director's Chair: #VIVO14 Caliente!

DuraSpace Services

  • DuraCloud at Goucher College
  • Unique DuraCloud and DSpaceDirect Customer Use Cases

Community

  • W3C Open Digital Rights Language Community Group
  • READ The Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter
  • NEW SHARE (SHared Access Research Ecosystem) Update
  • AVAILABLE: August Issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter

DURASPACE NEWS

Symplectic and DuraSpace Partner to Provide Institutional Support Services for VIVO 
Symplectic Limited, a software company specializing in developing, implementing, and integrating research information systems, has become the first DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) for the VIVOProject.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2208
Related link: http://symplectic.co.uk/

DuraSpace and Artefactual Partner to Offer New Hosted Service
Archivematica, a preservation workflow tool designed by Artefactual, and DuraCloud, an archival cloud storage and preservation service from DuraSpace, are pleased to announce that they have teamed up to provide an end-to-end open-source digital preservation solution that will set the standard for one-stop durable, safe and cost effective long-term preservation and storage.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2211
Related links: Archivematica, Artefactual, DuraCloud

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

DURASPACE PROJECTS

DSpace 

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 4.2!
The DSpace team is pleased to announce that DSpace 4.2 is now available. DSpace 4.2 is a bug-fix release and contains no new features.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2201
Related links: http://sourceforge.net/projects/dspace/files/, https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/

The DSpace Committers Team Welcomes Pascal-Nicolas Becker, Technische Universität Berlin
The DSpace Committers are delighted to announce a new member to the group: Pascal-Nicolas Becker from Technische Universität Berlin. Please join us in welcoming him!
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2206
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpaceContributors

Fedora 

UPDATE: Towards a Fedora 4 Production Release
The Fedora 4.0 Beta is available for testing, and progress is being made toward the Fedora 4.0 production release.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2195
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/2014-07-11+Fedora+4.0+Status+Update

Update 2: Towards a Fedora 4 Production Release; Training Opportunities
This is the second in a series of bi-weekly updates on the status of Fedora 4.0 as we move from the recently launched Beta to the Production Release.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2207
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/2014-07-25+Fedora+4.0+Status+Update

REGISTER: Fedora User Group Meeting Set For Karlsruhe
The Fedora community is hosting a full-day Fedora User Group meeting in Karlsruhe, Germany on September 19, 2014, immediately following thePASIG conference (September 16-18).
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2212
Related link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PHTnvdKBwP7UC_PoyikwSvWKyCXleU9byNc4V3Q...

Update 3: Towards a Fedora 4 Production Release; Acceptance Testing
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2219
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/2014-08-08+Fedora+4.0+Status+Update

To Current or Future Fedora Developers: Fedora 4 Hackfest in October?
The timing should be right to hold the next Fedora4 Hackfest in late October.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2220
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/2014-10-27+Atlanta

Fedora 4 Training Events in October
In response to community requests for more Fedora 4.0 training opportunities the Fedora Project is pleased to announce that four separate face-to-face sessions in four locations have been scheduled for October 2014.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2223

VIVO 

NOW AVAILABLE: VIVO Release 1.7 
The VIVO Project, an open source, open ontology, open process platform for hosting information about the interests, activities and accomplishments of scientists and scholars, is pleased to announce the release of VIVO 1.7. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2175 
Related link: http://vivoweb.org/ 

From the VIVO Director's Chair. Unfettered. Unfiltered. Unrivaled.
The first weekly blog post from VIVO Project Director, Layne Johnson.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2203

From the VIVO Director's Chair: #VIVO14 Caliente!
Here are few items of interest from the upcoming VIVO 2014 Conference (#VIVO14) due to kick off on Aug. 6 in Austin, Texas.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2210
Related ink: http://vivoconference.org/

DURASPACE SERVICES

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DuraCloud at Goucher College
Goucher College has preserved its history on women's education through its own documents, yearbooks, photographs, catalogs, and newsletters since this pioneering women's college was founded in 1885.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2194
Related link: http://duracloud.org/profile/1002

Unique DuraCloud and DSpaceDirect Customer Use Cases
DuraSpace services make it both efficient and cost effective to safeguard digital assets while at the same time making them widely available.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2221
Related links: http://duracloud.org/customer-profiles, http://dspacedirect.org/spotlights 

COMMUNITY

W3C Open Digital Rights Language Community Group
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an international community working together to develop Web standards, has launched the Open Digital Rights Language (ODRL) Initiative.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2173
Related link: http://www.w3.org/community/odrl/

READ The Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter
The latest Library of Congress Digital Preservation newsletter is now available.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2190
Related link: http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/newsletter/201407.pdf

NEW SHARE (SHared Access Research Ecosystem) Update
The July issue of the SHARE Update highlights efforts to deepen engagement with international groups focused on widening access to research, provides technical development details, and news about what to expect after the SHARE notification service is completed.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2205
Related link: https://t.e2ma.net/webview/t9kmg/c9c5ace777278bbee9dcf75cd44f8f63

AVAILABLE: August Issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter
The August 2014 issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is now available.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2214
Related link: http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/newsletter/201408.pdf

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