Vol. 3, Issue 6, June - July 2011
The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent blog posts about news, events, releases, and opportunities of interest to the DuraSpace community. Subscribe to the DuraSpace Blog RSS here: http://feedburner.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=DuraSpace in this issue Announcements· Looking Back, Going Forward: The DuraSpace Roadmap· There's Still Time to Sign Up for a FREE DuraCloud Account· From DuraSpace Web Seminars-Slides and Audio Available, "Open Source: What Is It? A Discussion of the Advantages, Risks, and Rewards" Of Interest· Open Repositories 2011 Slides-Posts-Tweets-Photos· Updates from the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG)· Are You This Year's Islandora t-shirt Designer? DSpace News· DSpace Workshop: Lets Get Started! Creating Institutional Repositories Using Open Source SoftwareFedora News· Hydra Project Introduces New Web Site at OR11· The New ContentDM Migration Tool from Islandora· Fedora CloudSync DuraCloud News· DuraCloud at ALA Events and Opportunities· Register While There's Still Space Available: CURATEcamp 2011 at Stanford University· CALL: Submit a 250-word proposal for the Berlin9 Open Access Conference Poster Display For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure· Dagomba Dance Drumming from Tufts Digital Library ANNOUNCEMENTS Looking Back, Going Forward: The DuraSpace RoadmapTo kick-off DSpace and Fedora User Group sessions DuraSpace presented the DuraSpace Roadmap on June 10 at OR11.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/looking-back-going-forward-duraspace-roadmapRelated link: https://conferences.tdl.org/or/OR2011/OR2011mainThere's Still Time to Sign Up for a FREE DuraCloud Account Sign up for a DuraCloud trial account and find out just how easy and efficicient cloud storage and computing can be with DuraCloud.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/theres-still-time-sign-free-duracloud-accountRelated link: http://duracloud.org From DuraSpace Web Seminars-Slides and Audio Available, "Open Source: What Is It? A Discussion of the Advantages, Risks, and Rewards" If you missed the web seminar slides and audio are now available.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duraspace-web-seminars%E2%80%93slides-and-audio-available-open-source-what-it-why-does-duraspace-develop-undRelated link: http://www.slideshare.net/duraspace OF INTEREST Open Repositories 2011 Slides-Posts-Tweets-Photos An in-progress listing of interesting, on-the-spot reflections, reviews, analysis, and reports on emerging technologies, trends, implementations and impressions intermixed with photos in posts and tweets from attendees.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/open-repositories-2011-slides-posts-tweets-photosRelated link: https://conferences.tdl.org/or/index.php/OR2011/OR2011mainUpdates from the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG)Tom Cramer, Stanford University, will take the helm of the PASIG and will help guide it into an independent organization status.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/updates-preservation-and-archiving-special-interest-group-pasigRelated link: http://www.sun-pasig.ning.com Are You This Year's Islandora t-shirt Designer? We are calling out to our community in our best open-source fashion, to see if anybody wants to participate in the design of the official 2011 Islandora Camp t-shirt.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/are-you-year%E2%80%99s-islandora-t-shirt-designerRelated link: http://islandora.ca/icamptshirt DSPACE NEWSDSpace Workshop: Lets Get Started! Creating Institutional Repositories Using Open Source Software This is a one-day workshop in South Africa on Friday Sept. 16, 2011 focused on creating institutional repositories with DSpace.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/dspace-workshop-lets-get-started-creating-institutional-repositories-using-open-source-softwareRelated link: http://dl.cs.uct.ac.za/conferences/etd2011/registration FEDORA NEWS Hydra Project Introduces New Web Site at OR11 The new Hydra Project web site features the tag line "Eyes on the horizon, feet on the ground" and is a location for new and existing community members to find up-to-date Hydra information:Read the post: http://duraspace.org/hydra-project-introduces-new-web-site-or11Related link: http://projecthydra.org/The New ContentDM Migration Tool from Islandora With the aim of providing Islandora/Fedora migration tools for a wide range of repository systems Islandora is set to begin testing a new ContentDM migration tool with simple image and PDF collections.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/new-contentdm-migration-tool-islandoraRelated link: http://discoverygarden.ca/ Fedora CloudSyncFedora CloudSync is a new web-based utility for backing up and restoring Fedora content in DuraCloud.Read the post: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FEDORACREATE/Fedora+CloudSyncRelated link:http://duracloud.org DURACLOUD NEWS DuraCloud at ALADuraCloud will be part of two panel presentations on cloud computing at ALA this weekend.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duracloud-alaRelated link: http://www.alaannual.org/ EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIESVisit the DuraSpace Community Calendar for a comprehensive online view of upcoming events. Register While There's Still Space Available: CURATEcamp 2011 at Stanford UniversityCURATEcamp is a series of unconference-style events focused on connecting practitioners and technologists interested in digital curation.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/register-while-there%E2%80%99s-still-space-available-curatecamp-2011-stanford-universityRelated link: http://curatecamp.org/aboutCALL: Submit a 250-word proposal for the Berlin9 Open Access Conference Poster Display The ninth installment in the Berlin Open Access Conference Series convenes leaders in the science, humanities, research, funding, and policy communities around The Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. Deadline for poser submissions is July 27.Read the post: http://www.berlin9.org/news/callforposters.shtmlRelated link: http://www.berlin9.org/index.shtml FOR YOUR REPOSITORY VIEWING PLEASURE Dagomba Dance Drumming from Tufts Digital Library Tufts University, a DuraSpace Gold Sponsor, has made a unique collection of Dagomba Dance Drumming resources available through the Tufts Digital Library.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/your-repository-viewing-pleasure-dagomba-dance-drumming-tufts-digital-libraryRelated link: http://dl.tufts.edu/ DuraSpace Digest is published by DuraSpace. For more information, or to have your news and information included please contact Carol Minton Morris, Marketing and Communications Director, DuraSpace: firstname.lastname@example.org.