Vol. 4, Issue 11, December 2012

DuraSpace Digest  

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

- Warm Holiday Wishes from DuraSpace - Tyler Walters, Virginia Tech, Joins DuraSpace Board - DuraSpace at the CNI Fall Member Meeting

Of Interest

- WEBINAR RECORDING: Research Data Management Support

-Developing Business Cases for New Services in Research Libraries

- Nominations Invited: Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries (SPIRL)

- VIDEO AVAILABLE: "Massive Open Online Courses as Drivers for Change"

DSpace News

- DSpace 3.0 is now available!

- NOW AVAILABLE: Rich Features and Services in DSpace 3.0 Fedora News

- Fedora Futures Kicks Off at CNI DuraCloud News

- Tune in to DuraCloud on YouTube

- DuraCloud One Year Later, One Year Better

- Get Your Data Off That Old Hard Drive With Affordable DuraCloud Backups

Events and Opportunities

For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure

- For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure: The University of Jyväskylä Finnish Folk Tunes Collection Anchor ANNOUNCEMENTS Warm Holiday Wishes from DuraSpace We at DuraSpace wish you-our global community of sponsors, committers, collaborators, colleagues and friends-a joyous holiday season. DuraSpace has had a great year working closely with our community to accomplish much more together than any single institution could have achieved on its own. It is the power of this successful collaboration that gives the work of DuraSpace meaning. May 2013 bring renewed innovation, fellowship and success in all of our endeavors.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/warm-holiday-wishes-duraspace

Related link: http://duraspace.org/

Tyler Walters, Virginia Tech, Joins DuraSpace Board The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Tyler Walters has accepted an appointment to the DuraSpace Board of Directors.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/tyler-walters-virginia-tech-joins-duraspace-board

Related link: http://duraspace.org/ DuraSpace at the CNI Fall Member Meeting Heavy fog over Washington caused several attendees to miss the start of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall Member Meeting held on December 10-11, 2012.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duraspace-cni-fall-member-meeting

Related link: http://www.cni.org/events/membership-meetings/past-meetings/fall-2012/

OF INTEREST

WEBINAR RECORDING: Research Data Management Support-Developing Business Cases for New Services in Research Libraries On November 29, Mike Furlough, Associate Dean of Research and Scholarly Communications, Penn State and David Minor Chronopolis Program Manager and Director of Digital Preservation Initiatives University of California San Diego Library/SDSC presented "Fit for Purpose: Developing Business Cases for New Services in Research Libraries" to participants in the DuraSpace/ARL/DLF E-Science Institute.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-research-data-management-support-...

Related links: http://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/esi-supplemental-webinar-3-recording..., http://duraspace.org/esi-contact-form

Nominations Invited: Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries (SPIRL) Stanford University Libraries announces the Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries - SPIRL, an award that is intended to recognize and celebrate individual research libraries for sustained and significant innovation in any operational area.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/nominations-invited-stanford-prize-innovation-resea... Related link: http://library.stanford.edu/prizes/spirl

VIDEO AVAILABLE: "Massive Open Online Courses as Drivers for Change" Massive Open Online Courses as Drivers for Change by Lynne O'Brien of Duke University, a project briefing session presented at CNI's fall 2012 membership meeting, is now available on CNI's two video channels.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/video-available-massive-open-online-courses-drivers...

Related links: http://www.cni.org/events/membership-meetings/past-meetings/fall-2012/, http://vimeo.com/55947847

DSPACE NEWS

DSpace 3.0 is now available!

DSpace 3.0 is now available and can be downloaded immediately.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/dspace-30-now-available

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC3x/DSpace+3.x+Documentation

NOW AVAILABLE: Rich Features and Services in DSpace 3.0

The new release of DSpace 3.0 provides users with a rich set of mix and match community-developed features and services to further engage and support DSpace repositories worldwide. Each feature is designed to be turned on or off to ensure that your DSpace is configured in the way that works best for your institution.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/now-available-rich-features-and-services-dspace-30

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+Release+3.0+Notes

FEDORA NEWS

Fedora Futures Kicks Off at CNI The Coalition of Networked Information 2012 Fall Meeting held in Washington D.C. Dec. 10-11 was the setting for a session that introduced an exciting community initiative-Fedora Futures.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/fedora-futures-kicks-cni

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+Futures+Home

DURACLOUD NEWS

Tune in to DuraCloud on YouTube

The 2012 DuraCloud webinars are now available for you to browse on the DuraCloud YouTube channel.

Read the post:http://duraspace.org/tune-duracloud-youtube

Related link: http://www.youtube.com/user/duracloudvideos

DuraCloud One Year Later, One Year Better

On November 1, 2011 DuraSpace launched DuraCloud, a fee-based subscription service available to any organization wishing to archive and preserve their content using the cloud without locking into a single cloud provider.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duracloud-one-year-later-one-year-better

Related link: http://duracloud.org/

Get Your Data Off That Old Hard Drive With Affordable DuraCloud Backups

You are paying for a rack of rapidly aging hard drives managed by your local IT department and were just informed that the upgrade cost for continuing to preserve your content would be higher than expected; DuraCloud backups are priced at as little as $125.00 each month to store a terabyte of data.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/get-your-data-old-hard-drive-affordable-duracloud-b...

Related links: http://duracloud.org/pricing, http://duracloud.org/trial-account-request

EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

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

FOR YOUR REPOSITORY VIEWING PLEASURE

For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure: The University of Jyväskylä Finnish Folk Tunes Collection

The unique University of Jyväskylä Finnish Folk Tunes collection, part of the Jyväskylä University Digital Archive powered by DSpace, consists of about 9000 folk tune transcriptions that were published between the years 1898-1933, before recording technology was available.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/your-repository-viewing-pleasure-university-jyv%C3%...

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