Vol. 3, Issue 3, March - April 2011

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in this issueAnnouncements· PREVIEW: DuraCloud Open Source 0.9 Release· DuraSpace Featured in 'New Roles for New Times: Digital Curation for Preservation', Published by ARL· AVAILABLE NOW: DSpace 1.7.1; Resolves security issue and several bugs in 1.7.0· DuraSpace and the Google Summer of CodeDSpace News · New Members of the DSpace Community Advisory Team· Up and Running with DSpaceFedora News · Islandora Project Announces Release Candidate 1 (RC1)Of Interest · Do You "Like" Digital Preservation and Archving?· NEW D-Lib Magazine: Humanist Info Needs; Resource Sharing Australia; Digitization/Metadata for Digital Audio; K-12 Digital Primary Sources; Transparent/Scalable OpenURL Metrics ++Events ·WEB SEMINAR: Islandora-Foundation of a Rich Repository Ecosystem·DuraSpace at PASIG Oracle User Group, Redwood City, CA May 10-12·SYMPOSIUM: International Scientific Data Sharing, April 18-19, Washington DCOR11·REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Discounts Available Through May 6·REGISTRATION OPEN: Jasig's 2011 Conference, "Spotlight on Open Source" CALL for Presentations-ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2011: Workshop on Disciplinary Repositories and Field-Specific Digital LibrariesFor Your Repository Viewing Pleasure· Smithsonian Institution Library Images About MuseumsANNOUNCEMENTS PREVIEW: DuraCloud Open Source 0.9 ReleaseThe focus of DuraCloud 0.9 Open Source release, scheduled for the end of April 2011, is simplification and improvement of the bulk services currently available. Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/04/08/preview-duracloud-open-source-09-release/ Related link: http://duracloud.org DuraSpace Featured in 'New Roles for New Times: Digital Curation for Preservation', Published by ARL The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has published "Digital Curation for Preservation," by Tyler Walters and Katherine Skinner. This is the first report in a new series entitled New Roles for New Times.Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/03/24/duraspace-featured-in-new-roles-for-new-times-digital-curation-for-preservation-published-by-arl/ Related link: http://www.arl.org/news/pr/nrnt-dcreport17mar11.shtml AVAILABLE NOW: DSpace 1.7.1;Resolves security issue and several bugs in 1.7.0 This latest update resolves several key issues, along with a medium-level SECURITY ISSUE in our 1.7.0 release. Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/03/28/dspace-171-is-available-now-resolves-security-issue-several-bugs-in-170/ Related link: https://sourceforge.net/projects/dspace/files/ DuraSpace and the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) Last month DuraSpace put out a call for participation targeting GSoC students interested in digital preservation/curation, institutional repositories, digital libraries/archives, cloud computing, semantic web, web services/applications, open access publishing, and/or generally helping to ensure digital content can be accessible over the long term.Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/03/29/calling-all-students-gsoc-2011-applications-due-by-april-8/ Related link: http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2011 DSPACE NEWS New Members of the DSpace Community Advisory Team DuraSpace is pleased to announce eight new members of the DSpace community group, the DSpace Community Advisory Team (DCAT).Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/04/05/new-members-of-the-dspace-community-advisory-team/ Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/cmtygp/DSpace+Community+Advisory+Team Up and Running with DSpace What does it take to add specific customizations and workflows and deploy a production DSpace repository?Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/03/25/up-and-running-with-dspace/ Related link: http://atmire.com/index.php FEDORA NEWSIslandora Project Announces Release Candidate 1 (RC1) The Islandora project announces an RC1 candidate for the Q1 2011 release. The community is invited to download and help us test this candidate in anticipation of the full release.Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/04/01/islandora-project-announces-release-candidate-1-rc1/ Related link: http://islandora.ca/download OF INTERESTNEW D-Lib Magazine: Humanist Info Needs; Resource Sharing Australia; Digitization/Metadata for Digital Audio; K-12 Digital Primary Sources; Transparent/Scalable OpenURL Metrics ++ This issue contains five articles and two conference reports. Also in this issue you can find the 'In Brief' column, excerpts from recent press releases, and news of upcoming conferences and other items of interest.Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/03/15/marchapril-d-lib-magazine-information-needs-of-humanists-resource-sharing-in-australia-digitization-and-metadata-for-a-digital-audio-digital-primary-sources-for-k-12-transparent-and-scalable-ope/ Related link: http://www.dlib.org/ Do You "Like" Digital Preservation and Archving? Participate in the Library of Congress' National Digital Information and Infrastructure Preservation Program (NDIIPP) Facebook page either by "liking" it, or even better, by actively writing on the NDIIPP wall or commenting on posts.Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/04/07/do-you-like-digital-preservation-and-archving/ Related link: http://www.facebook.com/digitalpreservation EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES WEB SEMINAR: Islandora-Foundation of a Rich Repository Ecosystem The web seminar scheduled for 4/13/2011 is now fully subscribed. A recording of "Islandora-Foundation of a Rich Repository Ecosystem" will be made available after the event online at http://duraspace.org.Read the Post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/04/04/web-seminar-islandora%e2%80%93foundation-of-a-rich-repository-ecosystem/ DuraSpace at PASIG Oracle User Group,Redwood City, CA May 10-12 Day one will focus on Oracle technologies and positioning for long-term data retention and access. Day two presenters from diverse preservation and archiving communities will discuss trends, new models and evolving architectures, higher education, media and broadcasting, scientific and research data management, government and healthcare and life sciences.Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/04/04/duraspace-at-pasig-oracle-user-group-redwood-city-ca-may-10-12/ Related Link: http://sun-pasig.ning.com/profiles/blogs/may-1012-redwood-city-pasigSYMPOSIUM:International Scientific Data Sharing, April 18-19, Washington DCOR11 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Discounts Available Through May 6 Attend the public symposium on The Case for International Scientific Data Sharing: A Focus on Developing Countries. The event is being organized jointly by the Board on International Scientific Organizations, the Board on Research Data and Information, and the International Council for Science's Committee on Freedom and Responsibility in Science.Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/04/04/symposium-international-scientific-data-sharing-april-18-19-washington-dc/ Related Link: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/biso/PGA_061353 REGISTRATION OPEN: Jasig's 2011 Conference, "Spotlight on Open Source" Conference will be held from Monday, May 23 through Wednesday May 25, 2011 at the Westin Westminster Hotel in Westminster, Colorado. Supplementary Seminars will be held May 22nd and 25th and Developer Days are scheduled for May 26th - 27th.Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/03/09/registration-open-jasigs-2011-conference-spotlight-on-open-source/ Related link: http://www.jasig.org/jasigs-spotlight-open-source CALL for Presentations - ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2011: Workshop on Disciplinary Repositories and Field-Specific Digital Libraries Please submit one page proposals in PDF to jcdl2011.dr.workshop@gmail.com by 1 May 2011 for short or lightening presentations on all aspects of disciplinary repositories and field-specific digital libraries. Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/04/08/call-for-presentations-acmieee-joint-conference-on-digital-libraries-jcdl-2011-workshop-on-disciplinary-repositories-and-field-specific-digital-libraries/ Related link: https://indico.cern.ch/event/JCDL2011-DRFOR YOUR REPOSITORY VIEWING PLEASURESmithsonian Institution Library Images About Museums Among the featured collections from The Smithsonian Institution Libraries', a DuraSpace Silver Sponsor, Galaxy of Images web site with more than 1.5 million printed books and manuscripts are images that capture some of the rich history of museums themselves.Read the post: http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/duraspace/2011/03/31/for-your-repository-viewing-pleasure-smithsonian-institution-library-images-about-museums/ Related link: http://www.sil.si.edu/imagegalaxy/imageGalaxy_collResult.cfm?term=Museums

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