Vol. 3, Issue 10, Oct. - Nov. - Dec. 2011

DuraSpace Digest

Vol. 3, Issue 10, Oct. - Nov. - Dec. 2011

The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent blog posts about news, events, releases, and opportunities of interest to the DuraSpace community. DuraSpace Blog RSS here: http://duraspace.org/digest
 

in this issue

Announcements

- DSpace Releases 1.8 with iTunes U RSS Capability 

Of Interest

- JISC and UK Research Councils to Make UK Research Output Visible  

- "GIS Day" and Preserving Geospatial Data

- Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) Launches Web Site

DSpace News

SLIDES/VIDEO AVAILABLE: DuraCloud Technical Overview; Integrating DSpace with DuraCloud 

Fedora News

- NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora Repositories in DuraCloud with CloudSync- SAVE THE DATE: Integrating Fedora with DuraCloud Web Seminar, Jan. 11, 2012

DuraCloud News

- NOW AVAILABLE: DuraCloud 1.2, Open Source Release Features Key Content Management Improvements

- Whatever the Weather DuraCloud Preserves Your Data  

Events and Opportunities

- Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) to Meet in Austin, Jan. 11-13, 2012  

- CNI Fall Membership Meeting   

- CALL: 2011 White House Request for Information on Public Access (deadline Jan. 2)

- CALL for Papers: JCDL 2012 

- CALL: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2012)

- SAVE THE DATE: SPARC Announces Expanded Open Access Meeting

- SAVE THE DATES: Open Repositories Conference in Edinburgh July 9-13, 2012

For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure

- A Window on 1920s Paris Courtesy of Emory University Library 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Space Releases 1.8 with iTunes U RSS CapabilityThe new iTunes U Media RSS feed was built to help the DSpace community distribute content on iTunes U, a dedicated area within the iTunes Store giving users public access to hundreds of thousands of free lectures, videos, books, and podcasts from learning institutions all over the world.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/dspace-releases-18-itunes-u-rss-capability 

Related link: http://www.dspace.org/index.php?option=com_content&Itemid=29&id=26&layout=blog&view=category

 

 
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ISC and UK Research Councils to Make UK Research Output VisibleJISC and the UK Research Councils have announced a plan to build a robust repository infrastructure for the future to track the UK's research outputs.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/jisc-and-uk-research-councils-make-uk-research-output-visible

Related link: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/di_researchmanagement/repositories/rioextension.aspx

 

"GIS Day" and Preserving Geospatial Data  On November 16, 2011 geographic and geospatial information systems (GIS) are recognized as key aspects of our scientific, scholarly, and cultural heritage by more than 80 countries on "GIS Day."  Read the post: http://duraspace.org/gis-day-and-preserving-geospatial-data

Related link: http://www.gisday.com/

 

Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) Launches Web Site  The Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/confederation-open-access-repositories-coar-launches-web-site

Related link: http://www.coar-repositories.org/ 

 
dspcnDSPACE NEWS
LIDES/VIDEO AVAILABLE: DuraCloud Technical Overview; Integrating DSpace with DuraCloud 

On Nov. 16 DuraCloud lead developer Bill Branan gave a webinar that reviewed the technical architecture behind DuraCloud and  laid out plans for the future of DuraCloud.  On Nov. 30 DSpace technical lead Tim Donohue offered an overview of the DSpace Curation System and how you can seamlessly use the DSpace "Replication Task Suite" add-on to back up your content to DuraCloud through the DSpace user interface. 

 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/slidesvideo-available-duracloud-technical-overview-integrating-dspace-duracloud

Related links: Technical Overview Slides, Technical Overview Video, DSpace/DuraCloud Integration Slides, DSpace/DuraCloud Integration Video   

 

 
fedFEDORA NEWS

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora Repositories in DuraCloud with CloudSync  Fedora CloudSync is a new open source web-based utility for backing up and restoring Fedora content in DuraCloud that also syncs content between multiple Fedora repositories. It supports on-demand backups of any content in a Fedora repository.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/now-available-fedora-repositories-duracloud-cloudsync

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/CLOUDSYNC10/Fedora+CloudSync+1.0       

 

SAVE THE DATE: Integrating Fedora with DuraCloud Web Seminar, Jan. 11, 2012

join Fedora technical lead Chris Wilper for a free webinar overview of the Fedora CloudSync utility and how you can use it to easily backup and restore your Fedora content with DuraCloud.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/save-date-integrating-fedora-duracloud-web-seminar-jan-11-2012

Related link: http://duraspace.org/now-available-fedora-repositories-duracloud-cloudsync 

 
DCDURACLOUD NEWS

NOW AVAILABLE: DuraCloud 1.2, Open Source Release Features Key Content Management Improvements

The DuraCloud1.2 release features several community requests including integration with San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Cloud (beta) providing researchers, students, academics, and industry users with the ability to chose the world's largest academic cloud storage system through DuraCloud.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/now-available-duracloud-12-open-source-release-features-key-content-management-improvements

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DURACLOUDDOC/Release+Notes  

 

Whatever the Weather DuraCloud Preserves Your Data  State-of-the-art facilities and security systems are important aspects of ensuring that an organization's critical data is preserved and protected.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/whatever-weather-duracloud-preserves-your-data

Related link: http://duracloud.org/

 
evoppsEVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIESVisit the DuraSpace Community Calendar for a comprehensive online view of upcoming events.

Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) to Meet in Austin, Jan. 11-13, 2012  The next meeting of the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) will be held Jan. 11-13 in Austin, Texas at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/preservation-and-archiving-special-interest-group-pasig-meet-austin-jan-11-13-2012

Related link: http://sites.tdl.org/austinpasig/

 

CNI Fall Membership Meeting   The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall 2011 Membership Meeting will be held December 12-13, 2011 at the Arlington, VA Crystal Gateway Marriott. Read the post: http://duraspace.org/cni-fall-membership-meeting

Related link: http://cni.org

 

CALL: 2011 White House Request for Information on Public Access (deadline Jan. 2)  As part of the process of fulfilling Section 103 of the 2010 America COMPETES Act, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has issued a Request for Information (RFI), asking individuals and organizations to provide recommendations on approaches for broad public access and long-term stewardship to peer-reviewed scholarly publications that result from federally funded scientific research.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/call-2011-white-house-request-information-public-access-deadline-jan-2

Related link: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-11-04/html/2011-28623.htm

 

CALL for Papers: JCDL 2012 The 2012 ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) will focus on the interconnected issues around "#sharing #linking #using #preserving." The Conference will be hosted by The George Washington University in Washington, DC June 10-14, 2012.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/call-papers-jcdl-2012

Related link: http://www.jcdl2012.info/

 

CALL: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2012)

Submissions are invited for the the Fourth Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2012), to be held May 22 - 25, 2012, in Limerick, Ireland.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/call-qualitative-and-quantitative-methods-libraries-international-conference-qqml2012

Related link: http://www.isast.org/

  

SAVE THE DATE: SPARC Announces Expanded Open Access Meeting

SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) has announced it will host its first North American meeting on Open Access in 2012. The first of its kind, the event will expand on the successful biennial SPARC Digital Repositories meeting. Save the date: Kansas City, March 11-13, 2012

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/save-date-sparc-announces-expanded-open-access-meeting

 

SAVE THE DATES: Open Repositories Conference in Edinburgh July 9-13, 2012  The University of Edinburgh Information Services, EDINA, and the Digital Curation Centre are delighted to announce that the University of Edinburgh has been selected to host the Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories (OR12) July 9-13th July, 2012.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/save-dates-open-repositories-conference-edinburgh-july-9-13-2012

 
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FOR YOUR REPOSITORY VIEWING PLEASURE

 Window on 1920s Paris Courtesy of Emory University Library  DuraSpace gold sponsor Emory University Library is currently featuring an exhibition entitled "Shadows of the Sun" at the Schatten Gallery located on campus in the Woodruff Library.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/your-repository-viewing-pleasure-window-1920s-paris-courtesy-emory-university-library

Related link: http://web.library.emory.edu/news-events/announcements/shadows-of-the-sun

 
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