Vol. 4, Issue 10, November 2012

DuraSpace Digest

Vol. 4, Issue 10, November 2012

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://duraspace.org/rss.xml
 

in this issue


Announcements

- Thank You to Our DuraSpace Community of Supporters

- DuraSpace Receives Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Grant to Develop Cloud Services for Data Management and Archiving

- Tom Cramer, Stanford University, Joins DuraSpace Board


Of Interest

- WEBINAR RECORDING: Research Data Management in Repositories:DataONE-Tools and Approaches for Supporting the Data Life Cycle


DSpace News

- Happy Birthday DSpace!


Fedora News

- Edwin Shin to Lead New and Improved Fedora Repository Platform Initiative

- RECORDING AVAILABLE: Hydra Technical Deep Dive Question and Answer Session with Matt Zumwalt

- NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora Repository 3.6.2


DuraCloud News

- WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE:"The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Cloud as Part of DuraCloud SaaS"

- 2012 DLF Fall Forum Panel: Highlighting DuraCloud and Other Cloud Services


Events and Opportunities

- DuraSpace at CNI: Fedora Futures, Exploring Cloud Use Cases, Preservation through APTrust, and E-Science Institute


For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure

- For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure: Khazar University Institutional Repository-Window on the World in South Caucasus

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Thank You to Our DuraSpace Community of SupportersEarlier this year the DuraSpace organization launched its third annual Sponsorship Program, encouraging all institutions using the DSpace and Fedora open source technologies to contribute financially to the not for profit entity which provides leadership and support for these platforms.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/thank-you-our-duraspace-community-supporters-0Related link: http://duraspace.org/sponsorsDuraSpace Receives Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Grant to Develop Cloud Services for Data Management and ArchivingDuraSpace announced today that their organization has been awarded a 2-year, $861,000 grant from The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duraspace-receives-gordon-and-betty-moore-foundation-grant-develop-cloud-services-data-management-anRelated links: http://www.moore.org/, http://www.duracloud.org/Tom Cramer, Stanford University, Joins DuraSpace BoardThe DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Tom Cramer has accepted an appointment to the DuraSpace Board of Directors.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/tom-cramer-stanford-university-joins-duraspace-boardRelated link: http://library.stanford.edu/people/tcramer
 
OF INTEREST


WEBINAR RECORDING: Research Data Management in Repositories:DataONE-Tools and Approaches for Supporting the Data Life CycleOn November 15, William Michener, Professor and Director of e-Science Initiatives at the University of New Mexico presented "DataONE: Tools and Approaches for Supporting the Data Life Cycle" to participants in the DuraSpace/ARL/DLF E-Science Institute.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-research-data-management-repositoriesdataone-tools-and-approaches-supporting-data Related link: http://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/esi-supplemental-webinar-2-dataone-recording
 
DSPACE NEWS


Happy Birthday DSpace!Looking back over ten years of DSpace development with active community participation @mire noted in a recent blog post that on Nov 18, 2002 Robert Tansley sent a message to the OAI-general list announcing "Version 1.0 of the DSpace institutional repository software platform is available..."Read the post: http://duraspace.org/happy-birthday-dspaceRelated link: https://atmire.com/website/?q=content/dspace-blows-out-10-candles&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=dspacebirthday
 
FEDORA NEWS


Edwin Shin to Lead New and Improved Fedora Repository Platform InitiativeThe DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce an agreement with Registered Service Provider MediaShelf to hire Edwin Shin on an interim basis as Fedora Project Lead.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/edwin-shin-lead-new-and-improved-fedora-repository-platform-initiativeRelated links: http://yourmediashelf.com/who-we-are/edwin-shin/, http://www.cni.org/event/2012-fall-cni-membership-meeting/RECORDING AVAILABLE: Hydra Technical Deep Dive Question and Answer Session with Matt ZumwaltA recording of the Nov. 15, 2012 "Hydra Technical Deep Dive" question and answer session with Matt Zumwalt is available.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/recording-available-hydra-technical-deep-dive-question-and-answer-session-matt-zumwaltRelated link: http://duraspace.org/hot-topicsNOW AVAILABLE: Fedora Repository 3.6.2The Fedora repository committers have cut a new release: 3.6.2. It's a small set of changes primarily consisting of fixes to recently discovered bugs.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/now-available-fedora-repository-362Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FEDORA36/Fedora+Repository+3.6.2+Release+Notes
 
DURACLOUD NEWS


WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE:"The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Cloud as Part of DuraCloud SaaS"A recording and presentation slides of the Nov. 8 Solutions Webinar focused on the collaboration between DuraSpace and San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) cloud services to offer SDSC cloud as part of the DuraCloud SaaS is now available.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-availablethe-san-diego-supercomputer-center-sdsc-cloud-part-duracloud-saasRelated link: http://duraspace.org/duraspace-solutions2012 DLF Fall Forum Panel: Highlighting DuraCloud and Other Cloud ServicesA panel presentation, "Tales from the Cloud: Experiences and Challenges" at the Digital Library Federation 2012 DLF Fall Forum offered accounts of first-hand institutional user cloud-adoption experiences when developing and working with cloud-based solutions for the purpose of digital object preservation.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/2012-dlf-fall-forum-panel-highlighting-duracloud-and-other-cloud-servicesRelated links: http://www.diglib.org/forums/2012forum/2012-dlf-forum-schedule/, http://duraspace.org/web_seminars
 
EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIESVisit the DuraSpace Community Calendar or our recent Event Blog Posts for a comprehensive online view of upcoming community events.


Look for DuraSpace at

DuraSpace at CNI: Fedora Futures, Exploring Cloud Use Cases, Preservation through APTrust, and E-Science Institute Each year the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall Membership meeting provides library and information technology institutional leaders with a forum for learning about emerging technologies, content, and applications meant to encourage collaborations across CNI member organizations.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duraspace-cni-fedora-futures-exploring-cloud-use-cases-preservation-through-aptrust-and-e-science-inRelated link: http://www.cni.org/events/membership-meetings/upcoming-meeting/fall-2012/f12-schedule/

 
 
FOR YOUR REPOSITORY VIEWING PLEASURE


For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure: Khazar University Institutional Repository-Window on the World in South CaucasusKhazar University Institutional Repository (KUIR) powered by DSpace provides innovative services and stunning digital collections that include peer-reviewed journal articles, textbooks, theses and dissertations, working papers and methodologies; patents, conference contributions (unpublished), project reports, presentations, images and more.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/your-repository-viewing-pleasure-khazar-university-institutional-repository%E2%80%93window-world-south-caucaRelated link: http://dspace.khazar.org/jspui/
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