Vol. 4, Issue 9, October 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
 

in this issue


Announcements

- For Open Access Week 2012 DuraSpace Asks, "What Splendid Stuff is in YOUR Repository?"

- WEBINAR RECORDING: Research Data Management in Repositories: E-Research Support at Johns Hopkins University and Purdue University


Of Interest

- ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) Announces Registry Launch

- Why Preservation Matters: "We Need to Remember, Period."


DSpace News

- The DSpace Committers Team Welcomes João Melo

- Impact of Open Access to MIT Research Through DSpace@MIT

- DSpace 3.0 Test-A-Thon: Second Round and Call for Translations


Fedora News

- WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "A Case Study on General Repository Applications using Hydra"

- WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "The Features and Updates of Fedora 3.6"

 


DuraCloud News

- DuraCloud Spotlighted in the Digital Insider from the State of North Carolina

- DuraCloud September and October Brown Bag Sessions

 


Events and Opportunities

- REGISTER NOW for Berlin 10 Open Access Conference- REGISTER for the Fourth International EU Conference on Cultural Heritage (EuroMed2012)

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

- CALL: ALCTS Metadata Interest Group at ALA Midwinter Meeting

- Kaltura Education Video Summit Call for Speakers


For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure

- OA Week 2012: For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure Visit the Centers for Disease Control "Stacks"

- OA Week 2012: For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure Visit the The Arizona Geological Survey Repository

- OA Week 2012: For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure Visit Columbia University Libraries

- OA Week 2012: For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure-Letters from the Smithsonian Digital Repository

- OA Week 2012: For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure-Postcards, Football, Espionage and Muppets at the University of Maryland

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ANNOUNCEMENTS


For Open Access Week 2012 DuraSpace Asks, "What Splendid Stuff is in YOUR Repository?" In honor of Open Access Week DuraSpace would like to round up and publish more "For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure" stories to help answer the question, "What splendid stuff is in YOUR repository?"Read the post: http://duraspace.org/open-access-week-2012-duraspace-asks-what-splendid-stuff-your-repositoryRelated link: http://duraspace.org/taxonomy/term/23WEBINAR RECORDING: Research Data Management in Repositories: E-Research Support at Johns Hopkins University and Purdue UniversityOn October 17 Sayeed Choudhury and James L. Mullins presented "E-Research Support at Johns Hopkins University and Purdue University" to participants in the DuraSpace/ARL/DLF E-Science Institute.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-research-data-management-repositories%E2%80%93e-research-support-johns-hopkins-universityRelated links: http://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/esi-supplemental-webinar-recording, http://duraspace.org/e-science-institute
 
ofintOF INTEREST


ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) Announces Registry LaunchORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) has launched its Registry, where researchers can distinguish themselves by creating a unique profile and personal identifier for themselves.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/orcid-open-researcher-and-contributor-id-announces-registry-launchRelated link: http://about.orcid.org/Why Preservation Matters: "We Need to Remember, Period."Digitization of fragile film and video resources is the first step towards making sure they are preserved into the future. Read the post: http://duraspace.org/why-preservation-matters-we-need-remember-periodRelated links: http://www.library.yale.edu/testimonies/, http://duracloud.org/
 
dspcnDSPACE NEWS


The DSpace Committers Team Welcomes João MeloThe DSpace committers team are delighted to announce a new member to the group: João Melo from Lyncode, his startup company.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/dspace-committers-team-welcomes-jo%C3%A3o-meloRelated link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpaceContributorsImpact of Open Access to MIT Research Through DSpace@MITSince 2009 when the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy went into effect more than 7,000 MIT faculty papers have been made openly available from DSpace@MIT. The articles have been downloaded over 630,000 times by visitors from all over the world.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/impact-open-access-mit-research-through-dspacemitRelated link: https://libraries.mit.edu/sites/news/worldwide-impact-access/9624/ DSpace 3.0 Test-A-Thon: Second Round and Call for TranslationsSince we have so many great new features in 3.0, we decided to give it another round of public testing to help make it to the final 3.0 release without any significant bugs.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/dspace-30-test-thon-second-round-and-call-translationsRelated link: http://demo.dspace.org/
 
fedFEDORA NEWS


WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "A Case Study on General Repository Applications using Hydra"On Oct. 16 Rick Johnson and Richard Green presented "A Case Study on General Repository Applications".Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-available-case-study-general-repository-applicationsRelated link: http://duraspace.org/hot-topicsWEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "The Features and Updates of Fedora 3.6"On Oct. 18 Edwin Shin presented "The Features and Updates of Fedora 3.6".Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-available-%E2%80%9C-features-and-updates-fedora-36Related link: http://duraspace.org/duraspace-solutions
 
DCDURACLOUD NEWS


DuraCloud Spotlighted in the Digital Insider from the State of North CarolinaIn the fall issue of the Digital Insider: Digital Information News from the State Library of North Carolina, Lisa Gregory highlights how the State Library has adopted DuraCloud to "assist with the ongoing preservation of and access to digital state government publications."Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duracloud-spotlighted-digital-insider-state-north-carolinaRelated link: http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ghl/news/di/2012_0503.pdfDuraCloud September and October Brown Bag SessionsEach month Carissa Smith, DuraCloud Partner Specialist, conducts a brief webinar discussing a topic of interest to DuraCloud customers and individuals interested in using the cloud for preservation and archiving.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duracloud-september-and-october-brown-bag-sessionsRelated link: http://duracloud.org/brown_bag_series
 
evoppsEVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIESVisit the DuraSpace Community Calendar for a comprehensive online view of upcoming events.


REGISTER 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/

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/

 

CALL: ALCTS Metadata Interest Group at ALA Midwinter MeetingThe ALCTS Metadata Interest Group invites proposals for presentations at its meeting at the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, Washington, on Sunday, January 27th from 8:30 to 10:00 am.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/call-alcts-metadata-interest-group-ala-midwinter-meetingRelated link: http://www.alamidwinter.org/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-speakers Related link: http://site.kaltura.com/Kaltura_Education_Video_Summit_Speakers.html?mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRolva%2FJZKXonjHpfsX86%2BovX6Cg38431UFwdcjKPmjr1YQERdQhcOuuEwcWGog8yw1UDvWHfQ%3D%3D

 
 
ViewingpleasureFOR YOUR REPOSITORY VIEWING PLEASURE


OA Week 2012: For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure Visit the Centers for Disease Control "Stacks"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed an open access repository "CDC Stacks" athttp://stacks.cdc.gov using the Fedora repository platform hosted in the cloud.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/oa-week-2012-your-repository-viewing-pleasure-visit-centers-disease-control-stacks

OA Week 2012: For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure Visit the The Arizona Geological Survey RepositoryThe Arizona Legislature established the Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) to investigate and describe Arizona's geology, and to educate and inform the public.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/oa-week-2012-your-repository-viewing-pleasure-visit-arizona-geological-survey-repositoryRelated link: http://www.azgs.az.gov/OA Week 2012: For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure Visit Columbia University LibrariesLike many great academic research libraries Columbia University Libraries feature remarkable resources-and lots of them: "The library's collection would stretch 174 miles end-to-end, and is growing at a pace of 140,000 items per annum."Read the post: http://duraspace.org/oa-week-2012-your-repository-viewing-pleasure-visit-columbia-university-librariesRelated link: http://academiccommons.columbia.edu/OA Week 2012: For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure-Letters from the Smithsonian Digital RepositoryMost of the items collected in the Smithsonian Digital Repository, a component of Smithsonian Research Online managed by the SI Libraries, are written by and for scholars. However there is one collection of digital material that is both scholarly in nature but also easily read and understood by non-experts.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/oa-week-2012-your-repository-viewing-pleasure%E2%80%93letters-smithsonian-digital-repositoryRelated links: http://si-pddr.si.edu/jspui/, http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/handle/10088/1074OA Week 2012: For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure-Postcards, Football, Espionage and Muppets at the University of MarylandThe University of Maryland Libraries, a DuraSpace Silver Sponsor and long-time user of Fedora and DSpace, are continuing to add to digitize and add valuable collection material to their repository daily.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/oa-week-2012-your-repository-viewing-pleasure%E2%80%93postcards-football-espionage-and-muppets-university-maRelated link: http://drum.lib.umd.edu/

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