Vol. 4, Issue 2, February 2012

DuraSpace Digest

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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

- Contribute to the New KnowledgeBase and Win Amazon Gift Cards

- RECORDINGS AVAILABLE: "Knowledge Futures: Digital Preservation Planning" Series

- DSpace and Fedora Repository Growth

- Improving Digital Preservation and Reducing Costs: Ryan Busch Interview with DuraSpace CEO Michele Kimpton

- DuraSpace Open Technologies By the Numbers

Of Interest

- Boston Library Consortium Highlights Open Access Issues at Sloan Summit II

- Sorting Through the Data: BioMed Central Launches "Systematic Reviews"

- California Digital Library Joins PKP as Major Development Partner in OA Scholarly Publishing

Fedora News

- NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora GSearch Version 2.4.1

- NOW AVAILABLE: Red Island Repository Institute (RIRI 2011) Videos Featuring Fedora-Solr-Hydra-DuraCloud++

DuraCloud News

- Is it Necessary to Trade Control for Functionality to Manage and Preserve Content in the Cloud?

- DuraCloud in Library of Congress "Top 10 Digital Preservation Developments of 2011"

- Introducing the DuraCloud Brown Bag Series

Events and Opportunities

- Register for the Research Data Access & Preservation Summit "RDAP12"

- NorthEast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP) Annual Conference

- CALL: International Internet Preservation Consortium General Assembly, April 30-May 4, 2012

- DEADLINE EXTENSION: OR12 Submission Deadline for Papers/Workshops is March 5

- REMINDER: DSpace User Group Meeting at SPARC 2012 in Kansas City

- SAVE THE DATE: Joint Jasig/Sakai Annual Spring Conference, June 10-15, Atlanta

- SAVE THE DATE: Berlin 10 Open Access Conference to be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Contribute to the New KnowledgeBase and Win Amazon Gift Cards

Do you have experience using DSpace or Fedora? Could you write a description of the Fedora Digital Object Data Model? If so, you could win a $50 Amazon gift card!

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/contribute-new-knowledgebase-and-win-amazon-gift-cards

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/KB/Welcome+to+KnowledgeBase

 

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE: "Knowledge Futures: Digital Preservation Planning" Series

On Feb 7, 2012 Liz Bishoff, partner at The Bishoff Group LLC. and Tom Clareson, Senior Consultant, Digital and Preservation Services, LYRASIS, presented the first of three webinars in the Hot Topics series entitled "Knowledge Futures: Digital Preservation Planning".

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/recordings-available-%E2%80%9Cknowledge-futures-digital-preservation-planning-series

Related links:

Watch "Assessing Preservation Readiness" here:

http://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/assessing-preservation-readiness-webinar

Watch "Preservation Planning Success Stories" here:

http://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/22112-preservation-planning-success-stories-webinar

Register for "Preservation and Archiving Highlights from the Alliance Digital Repository," here:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e5igqs2c83b47dfc&llr=5iy95gcab

 

DSpace and Fedora Repository Growth

The DSpace turnkey institutional repository application and the Fedora framework for building digital repositories are open source technologies that have contributed to the preservation of all types of evolving forms of digital assets.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/dspace-and-fedora-repository-growth

Related links:

DSpace Registry http://www.dspace.org/whos-using-dspace

Fedora Registry https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AnXLMjeiSH_KdElwYi11dGhQTURMZmR1eEdXbDFZMHc&hl=en_US#gid=0

 

Improving Digital Preservation and Reducing Costs: Ryan Busch Interview with DuraSpace CEO Michele Kimpton

Michele Kimpton, DuraSpace CEO, recently spoke with Ryan Busch, Today's Campus, about how the DuraSpace non-profit organization contributes to the management and preservation of digital content-particularly created by the academic community-with an open source technology portfolio that includes DSpace, Fedora and DuraCloud.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/improving-digital-preservation-and-reducing-costs-ryan-busch-interview-duraspace-ceo-michele-kimpton

Related link:http://todayscampus.com/interview/3018Ryan_Busch_Interviews_Michele_Kimpton_CEO_of_Duraspace

 

DuraSpace Open Technologies By the Numbers

DuraSpace open technologies are now implemented by 1,520 repositories using either DSpace or Fedora in over 100 countries around the world.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duraspace-open-technologies-numbers

Related links:

DSpace Registry http://www.dspace.org/whos-using-dspace

Fedora Registry https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AnXLMjeiSH_KdElwYi11dGhQTURMZmR1eEdXbDFZMHc&hl=en_US#gid=0

 

 
ofintOF INTEREST

Boston Library Consortium Highlights Open Access Issues at Sloan Summit II

In January, the Boston Library Consortium hosted "Sloan Summit II: Open Access - Mission and Mandate," at Tufts University School of Medicine. The Summit program provided an opportunity for University administrators, especially provosts and vice presidents of research, and Boston Library Consortium members to explore open access issues and determine appropriate activities for their institutions.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/boston-library-consortium-highlights-open-access-issues-sloan-summit-ii

 

Sorting Through the Data: BioMed Central Launches "Systematic Reviews"

BioMed Central has launched Systematic Reviews, a new journal which encompasses all aspects of the design, conduct and reporting of systematic reviews and associated research.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/sorting-through-data-biomed-central-launches-systematic-reviews

Related link: http://www.biomedcentral.com/

 

California Digital Library Joins PKP as Major Development Partner in OA Scholarly Publishing

As the scholarly publishing landscape heats up with more talk of boycotts and Open Access mandates, research libraries increasingly find themselves at a crossroads between publishers and faculty--and eagerly working to provide new solutions to entrenched problems.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/california-digital-library-joins-pkp-major-development-partner-oa-scholarly-publishing

Related links: http://www.cdlib.org/, http://pkp.sfu.ca/

 

 
fedFEDORA NEWS

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora GSearch Version 2.4.1

We are pleased to announce the release of Fedora GSearch version 2.4.1. The primary feature of GSearch is that it makes it relatively easy to make your digital contents in Fedora searchable for yourself and your end-users.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/now-available-fedora-gsearch-version-241

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FCSVCS/Generic+Search+Service+2.4.1

 

NOW AVAILABLE: Red Island Repository Institute (RIRI 2011) Videos Featuring Fedora-Solr-Hydra-DuraCloud++

You may now access videos of RIRI 2011 presentations

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/now-available-red-island-repository-institute-riri-2011-videos-featuring-fedora-solr-hydra-duracloud

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

 
DCDURACLOUD NEWS
Is it Necessary to Trade Control for Functionality to Manage and Preserve Content in the Cloud?
A recent National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) survey [1] highlighted members' [2] digtal asset storage practices. Through this survey [3] the NDSA Infrastructure Working Group explored content storage, including cloud options, with NDSA members.

 

DuraCloud in Library of Congress "Top 10 Digital Preservation Developments of 2011"
The February 2012 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter highlights the "Top 10 Digital Preservation Developments of 2011." DuraCloud is among the top picks.

 

Introducing the DuraCloud Brown Bag Series
The DuraCloud team will launch a new series of web events to familiarize customers and the general public with DuraCloud features on February 29, 2012 at 12:30pm ET. Tune in to the "DuraCloud Brown Bag Series" for short, 30-minute demonstrations and/or discussions of new features, common use cases, and frequently asked questions.
 
evoppsEVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIESVisit the DuraSpace Community Calendar for a comprehensive online view of upcoming events.

Register for the Research Data Access & Preservation Summit "RDAP12"

Registration is open for the third annual ASIS&T Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) summit that will take place on March 22-23, 2012 in New Orleans.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/register-research-data-access-preservation-summit-rdap12

Related link: http://rdap12.posterous.com/

 

NorthEast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP) Annual Conference

Exploring "The Human Side of IT: Does Technology Enhance or Limit Human Interactions?" March 12-14, 2012.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/northeast-regional-computing-program-nercomp-annual-conference

Related link: http://www.educause.edu/NC12

 

CALL: International Internet Preservation Consortium General Assembly, April 30-May 4, 2012

The International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) 2012 General Assembly will meet at the Library of Congress April 30 - May 4, 2012 to explore "The Broad Value of Web Archives: Demonstrated Use."

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/call-international-internet-preservation-consortium-general-assembly-april-30-may-4-2012

Related link: http://netpreserve.org/events/2012ga.php

 

DEADLINE EXTENSION: OR12 Submission Deadline for Papers/Workshops is March 5

Good news for those working hard on proposals for this year's OpenRepositories Conference in Edinburgh - we're extending the submission deadline for papers and workshops by 2 weeks until Mar. 5, 2012.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/deadline-extension-or12-submission-deadline-papersworkshops-march-5

Related link: http://or2012.ed.ac.uk/

 

REMINDER: DSpace User Group Meeting at SPARC 2012 in Kansas City

All DSpace enthusiasts are invited to a free, half-day user group meeting on March 14 from 8:30am - 1:00pm following the SPARC 2012 Open Access Meeting in Kansas City.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/reminder-dspace-user-group-meeting-sparc-2012-kansas-city

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/SPARC+DSpace+User+Group+Meeting+2012

 

SAVE THE DATE: Joint Jasig/Sakai Annual Spring Conference, June 10-15, AtlantaThe first joint Jasig/Sakai annual conference will be held Sunday, June 10 through Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/save-date-joint-jasigsakai-annual-spring-conference-june-10-15-atlanta

SAVE THE DATE: Berlin 10 Open Access Conference to be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Stellenbosch University, in partnership with the Max Planck Society and the Academy of Science for South Africa, has the pleasure of announcing that the Berlin 10 Open Access Conference will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/save-date-berlin-10-open-access-conference-be-held-stellenbosch-south-africa

Related link: http://www.berlin10.org/

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: cmmorris@duraspace.org.

 

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