Vol. 4, Issue 8, September 2012

DuraSpace Digest
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
 

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Announcements

- DuraSpace and SanDiego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Partner to Provide Cost-Effective Cloud Storage and Preservation Services

- Dell and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Create Preservation Archive with Open Source Fedora Repository Software

- Last Chance to Become a DuraSpace Sponsor


Of Interest

- Shared ADR Digital Preservation Increases Use of Colorado State Publications Library Digital Repository

- Internet2 Awarded NIST Grant to Help Individuals Preserve Privacy

- Help Define Levels for Digital Preservation: Request for Public Comments


DSpace News

- DSpace and the Webometrics Institutional Repository Ranking, July 2012


Fedora News

- NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora Repository 3.6.1

- Fedora Repository Futures: Towards an Evolutionary Development Roadmap


DuraCloud News

- DuraCloud Helps to Ensure Future of World's Largest Archive of Social Science Data & Historic North Carolina Materials

- WEBINAR RECORDING: Find Out How a Free, 2-month DuraCloud Trial Account Can Help YOU!


Events and Opportunities

- REGISTER for Preservation & Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG), Dublin, Oct. 17-19, 2012

- REGISTER NOW for Berlin 10 Open Access Conference

- REGISTER for the Fourth International EU Conference on Cultural Heritage (EuroMed2012), Oct. 29-Nov. 3, Cyprus

- Webinar Series: Planning for the Future of College Classrooms

- SPARC and World Bank to Co-sponsor OA Week 2012 Kickoff Event on 10/22

- Announcing Series Three in the 2012 Hot Topics Webinar Series: Get a Head on Your Repository with Hydra End-to-End Solutions

- CALL: 10th IS&T Archiving Conference, April 2-5, 2013, Washington, DC

- Kaltura Education Video Summit Call for Speakers

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ANNOUNCEMENTS


DuraSpace and SanDiego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Partner to Provide Cost-Effective Cloud Storage and Preservation ServicesThe DuraSpace organization and the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, announced today that DuraCloud and SDSC's cloud storage services have been fully integrated to provide additional preservation services and storage for researchers, students, academics, and industry users.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duraspace-and-sandiego-supercomputer-center-sdsc-partner-provide-cost-effective-cloud-storage-and-prRelated links: http://duracloud.org/, https://cloud.sdsc.edu/hp/index.phpDell and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Create Preservation Archive with Open Source Fedora Repository SoftwareWorking with Dell, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has created a new digital archive for its university system that simplifies how it manages digital assets, including rare books and faculty intellectual property output such as research documents, papers and lectures - content typically produced in multiple digital formats.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/dell-and-university-illinois-urbana-champaign-create-preservation-archive-open-source-fedora-repositRelated links: http://www.dell.com/, http://www.library.illinois.edu/Last Chance to Become a DuraSpace SponsorAs many of you are aware, the DuraSpace organization launched the 2012 Sponsorship Program earlier this year. With the close of our campaign on October 31st, today we make a final request of any institution using DSpace or Fedora to become a DuraSpace sponsor for 2012.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/last-chance-become-duraspace-sponsorRelated link: http://duraspace.org/sponsors
 
ofintOF INTEREST


Shared ADR Digital Preservation Increases Use of Colorado State Publications Library Digital RepositoryA post by James A. Jacobs in Free Government Information (FGI), a web site that raises public awareness about the importance of government information, explains advances in access and preservation practices at Colorado State Publications Library Digital Repository.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/shared-adr-digital-preservation-increases-use-colorado-state-publications-library-digital-repositoryRelated link: http://freegovinfo.info/node/3763Internet2 Awarded NIST Grant to Help Individuals Preserve PrivacyOn Sept. 20, 2012 Internet2 was awarded a $1.84 million grant by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the first year of a two-year project to work with the research and education community to build privacy infrastructure and tools to help individuals preserve their privacy and strengthen the nation's identity ecosystem.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/internet2-awarded-nist-grant-help-individuals-preserve-privacyRelated link: http://www.internet2.edu/Help Define Levels for Digital Preservation: Request for Public CommentsThe Levels of Preservation National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) project has posted a draft of their work for public comment on The Signal bog. We would like to invite you and your colleagues to provide feedback on this draft. Read the post: http://duraspace.org/help-define-levels-digital-preservation-request-public-commentsRelated link: http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2012/09/help-define-levels-for-digital-preservation-request-for-public-comments/
 
dspcnDSPACE NEWS


DSpace and the Webometrics Institutional Repository Ranking, July 2012The Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain, Cybermetrics lab recently presented the July edition of the popular web-exposure ranking for Institutional Repositories together with a major overhaul of the webometrics website.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/dspace-and-webometrics-institutional-repository-ranking-july-2012 Related link: http://atmire.com/website/?q=content/webometrics-institutional-repository-ranking-july-2012&utm_source=dspacegeneral&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=webometrics
 
fedFEDORA NEWS


NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora Repository 3.6.1The Fedora Repository committers have announced the release of Fedora 3.6.1. This minor release is primarily focused on reducing the memory footprint of Fedora.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/now-available-fedora-repository-361Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FEDORA36/Fedora+Repository+3.6.1+Release+NotesFedora Repository Futures: Towards an Evolutionary Development RoadmapIn recent months, many members of the Fedora community-both developers and stakeholders-have expressed a desire to refresh the product's vision, and to produce an evolutionary short- and mid-term development roadmap for the repository.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/fedora-repository-futures-towards-evolutionary-development-roadmap
 
DCDURACLOUD NEWS


DuraCloud Helps to Ensure Future of World's Largest Archive of Social Science Data & Historic North Carolina MaterialsThe Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is an international consortium of about 700 academic institutions and research organizations housing the largest archive of social science data (500,000+ files) in the world.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duracloud-helps-ensure-future-worlds-largest-archive-social-science-data-historic-north-carolina-matRelated link: http://techaticpsr.blogspot.com/2012/07/amazons-loss-is-sdscs-gain.htmlWEBINAR RECORDING: Find Out How a Free, 2-month DuraCloud Trial Account Can Help YOU!The DuraCloud team will host the sixth in a series of web events to familiarize customers and the general public with DuraCloud on Wednesday, September 26th at 12:30pm ET.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-find-out-how-free-2-month-duracloud-trial-account-can-help-you-926Related links:Recording - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1LbwDRSaVI&feature=youtu.beTrial Account - http://www.duracloud.org/content/trial-account-requestBrown Bag Series - http://duracloud.org/brown_bag_series
 
evoppsEVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIESVisit the DuraSpace Community Calendar for a comprehensive online view of upcoming events.


REGISTER for Preservation & Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG), Dublin, Oct. 17-19, 2012This fall the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) will be held in Dublin, Ireland at the Gresham Hotel from October 17-19, 2012.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/register-preservation-archiving-special-interest-group-pasig-dublin-oct-17-19-2012 Related link: http://www.asis.org/Pasig/PASIGDublin2012.htmlREGISTER NOW for Berlin 10 Open Access ConferenceRegistration is now open for the Berlin 10 Open Access Conference, to be held at the Wallenberg Research Centre, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS), Stellenbosch, South Africa November 7-8, 2012.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/space-limited%E2%80%93register-now-berlin-10-open-access-conferenceRelated link: http://www.berlin10.org/ REGISTER for the Fourth International EU Conference on Cultural Heritage (EuroMed2012), Oct. 29-Nov. 3, CyprusThe Fourth EuroMed international conference (www.euromed2012.eu) is being organized in cooperation with the European Commission, and is the event of the CY-Presidency of the EU Council on Cultural Heritage.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/register-fourth-international-eu-conference-cultural-heritage-euromed2012-oct-29-nov-3-cyprusRelated link: http://www.euromed2012.eu/Webinar Series: Planning for the Future of College ClassroomsLSC (Learning Spaces Collaboratory) Webinars with the theme, "building and sustaining institutional-wide awareness of how space matters to learning," will be facilitated by colleagues from campuses that have formal programs for managing and planning classrooms and informal learning spaces.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-series-planning-future-college-classroomsRelated link: http://www.pkallsc.org/SPARC and World Bank to Co-sponsor OA Week 2012 Kickoff Event on 10/22SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the World Bank have announced they will co-sponsor the kickoff event for Open Access Week 2012 on Monday October 22nd in Washington, DC.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/sparc-and-world-bank-co-sponsor-oa-week-2012-kickoff-event-1022 Related link: http://www.openaccessweek.org/Announcing Series Three in the 2012 Hot Topics Webinar Series: Get a Head on Your Repository with Hydra End-to-End Solutions

Find out about the Fedora Repository framework for rapidly producing web applications. DuraSpace is pleased to announce the third 2012 Hot Topics Webinar Series, Get a Head on Your Repository with Hydra End-to-End Solutions.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/announcing-series-three-2012-hot-topics-webinar-series-get-head-your-repository-hydra-end-end-soluti

Related links: Registration and recordings available at http://duraspace.org/hot-topics

 

CALL: 10th IS&T Archiving Conference, April 2-5, 2013, Washington, DC

IS&T (the Society for Imaging Science and Technology) is pleased to announce the 10th Archiving Conference which will be held April 2-5, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/call-10th-ist-archiving-conference-april-2-5-2013-washington-dc

Related link: http://www.imaging.org/ist/conferences/archiving/

 

Kaltura Education Video Summit Call for SpeakersThe Kaltura Education Video Summit is taking place on December 6, 2012 as a virtual conference.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/kaltura-education-video-summit-call-speakersRelated link: http://site.kaltura.com/Kaltura_Education_Video_Summit_Speakers.html?mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRolva%2FJZKXonjHpfsX86%2BovX6Cg38431UFwdcjKPmjr1YQERdQhcOuuEwcWGog8yw1UDvWHfQ%3D%3D

 
 

 
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