Vol. 5, Issue 10, November 2013

Vol. 5, Issue 10, November 2013

The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases, and opportunities of interest to the DuraSpace community.
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in this issue

DuraSpace News

  • WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Researcher Perspectives of Data Curation"
  • University of Cincinnati: An E-Science Institute Success Story 
  • REGISTER NOW for the Final Offering of E-Science Institute

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace

  • GET READY: DSpace 4.0 First Release Candidate Coming Soon-New JSPUI, REST API and More
  • AVAILABLE for Your Testing Pleasure: DSpace 4.0 Release Candidate
  • Happy Tenth Birthday to the University of Minho's RepositóriUM
  • Welcome to DSpace Committer (Luigi) Andrea Pascarelli

Fedora

  • AVAILABLE: Fedora 3.7.1-Resolves Rare, but Severe Fedora 3.x Storage Issue
  • Fedora4 Team Completes Sixth Beta Phase Sprint: Authorization, Clustering and Large Files
  • Picture Fedora 4
  • AVAILABLE: The Quarterly Report from Fedora
  • Fedora4 Seventh Beta Phase Sprint Completed: Authorization, Simplified Deployment, Large Files++
  • NOW AVAILABLE: Avalon 2.0-Enables Pilot Implementations at Partner Institutions

DuraSpace Services

DuraCloud

  • PRESERVATION SOLUTION: DuraCloud at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

VIVO

  • PARTNERING UP: VIVO and Science of Team Science (SciTS) to hold Co-located Conferences in 2014

DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

  • OPEN REPOSITORY: New US Client-The Five Colleges of Ohio, and Will Attend ALA Midwinter 2014
  • CINECA: EuroCRIS Adopts DSpace-CRIS as its Official Institutional Repository
  • @MIRE: Stellenbosch University's New Digital Collections Platform

Community

  • PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE: 2013 ARL Membership Meeting and Fall Forum
  • CALL: Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries

DURASPACE NEWS

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Researcher Perspectives of Data Curation"
The DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series, "Research Data in Repositories" concluded on October 31st.
Read the post http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-available-researcher-perspectives-data-curation 
Related link:  http://duraspace.org/hot-topics

University of Cincinnati: An E-Science Institute Success Story
The E-Science Institute (ESI), designed to help academic and research libraries develop a strategic agenda for e-research support, is set to offer the course from December 2013 through April 2014.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/university-cincinnati-e-science-institute-success-story
Related links http://duraspace.org/e-science-institute, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8CTXsSLd24&feature=c4-overview&list=UULOFcrbLUUYisxTzOaTiFuA

REGISTER NOW for the Final Offering of E-Science Institute 
The upcoming offering of the E-Science Institute will be the final opportunity for institutions to take advantage of the course.
Read the post http://duraspace.org/register-now-final-offering-e-science-institute
Related link: http://duraspace.org/courses

Where We'll Be...

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


DURASPACE PROJECTS

DSpace

GET READY: DSpace 4.0 First Release Candidate Coming Soon-New JSPUI, REST API and More
The first Release Candidate for DSpace 4.0 will be available soon for testing. 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/get-ready-dspace-40-first-release-candidate-coming-soon%E2%80%93new-jspui-rest-api-and-more
Related link:  https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+Release+4.0+Notes

AVAILABLE for Your Testing Pleasure: DSpace 4.0 Release Candidate
The first release candidate for DSpace 4.0 has been tagged and is now available for your testing pleasure.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/available-your-testing-pleasure-dspace-40-release-candidate
Related linkhttps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+Release+4.0+Notes

Happy Tenth Birthday to the University of Minho's RepositóriUM
The University of Minho's DSpace-based Institutional Repository RepositóriUM began with just 4 communities in 2003.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/happy-tenth-birthday-university-minhos-reposit%C3%B3rium
Related linkhttp://repositorium.sdum.uminho.pt/?locale=en 

Welcome to DSpace Committer (Luigi) Andrea Pascarelli
The DSpace committers are delighted to announce a new member to the group: (Luigi) Andrea Pascarelli from CINECA.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/welcome-dspace-committer-luigi-andrea-pascarelli
Related linkhttps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpaceContributors 

Fedora

AVAILABLE: Fedora 3.7.1-Resolves Rare, but Severe Fedora 3.x Storage Issue
Fedora Commons Repository 3.7.1, a bugfix release, is now available.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/available-fedora-371%E2%80%93resolves-rare-severe-fedora-3x-storage-issue
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FEDORA37/Fedora+Repository+3.7.x+Release+Notes

Fedora4 Team Completes Sixth Beta Phase Sprint: Authorization, Clustering and Large Files
The Fedora team has completed the sixth sprint within the "Beta Phase" of Fedora4 development.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/fedora4-team-completes-sixth-beta-phase-sprint-authorization-clustering-and-large-files
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Sprint+B6+Summary

Picture Fedora 4
The release of Fedora 4 will be the culmination of a dynamic community initiative to refresh Fedora's proven repository architecture for the next decade.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/picture-fedora-4
Related link: http://www.educopia.org/events/ANADPII

AVAILABLE: The Quarterly Report from Fedora
This report summarizes the major advances in the project for its first year towards extending Fedora's leading role in flexible and versatile data repository solutions by meeting the ever growing demands of research data management and facilitating the integration in scalable data centre architectures.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/available-quarterly-report-fedora
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+Futures+Home

Fedora4 Seventh Beta Phase Sprint Completed: Authorization, Simplified Deployment, Large Files++ 
The Fedora team has completed the seventh sprint within the "Beta Phase" of Fedora4 development that began with a a week-long hackfest in Austin held alongside of the DLF conference. 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/fedora4-seventh-beta-phase-sprint-completed-authorization-simplified-deployment-large-files 
Related link:  https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Sprint+B7+Summary 

NOW AVAILABLE: Avalon 2.0-Enables Pilot Implementations at Partner Institutions 
Release 2.0 of the Avalon Media System, an open source system for managing large collections of digital audio and video files, is now available.  
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/now-available-avalon-20%E2%80%93enables-pilot-implementations-partner-institutions 
Related link: 
http://www.avalonmediasystem.org/software


 

DURASPACE SERVICES

DuraCloud
 
PRESERVATION SOLUTION: DuraCloud at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
Chad Garrett, Director of Technology at University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), manages an ongoing technology relationship between UALR, the Central Arkansas Library System and its Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/preservation-solution-duracloud-university-arkansas-little-rock 
Related links: http://ualr.edu/http://www.butlercenter.org/
 
PARTNERING UP: VIVO and Science of Team Science (SciTS) to hold Co-located Conferences in 2014 
The conference committees for the VIVO Project and Science of Team Science (SciTS) have agreed to jointly hold their annual conferences for the first time.  Duraspace, a not-for-profit organization providing leadership and innovation for open technologies that promote permanent access to digital data, is providing hosting support for the conferences to promote synergies between the VIVO and SciTS communities. 
 

DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS

This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.
 

OPEN REPOSITORY: New US Client-The Five Colleges of Ohio, and Will Attend ALA Midwinter 2014 
Open Repository has acquired a new US client, an institutional consortium consisting of The Five Colleges of Ohio: Oberlin CollegeDenison UniversityCollege of WoosterKenyon College, and Ohio Wesleyan University

CINECA: EuroCRIS Adopts DSpace-CRIS as its Official Institutional Repository 
On November 14-15, 2013 the euroCRIS Membership Meeting was held in Porto, Portugal. 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/eurocris-adopts-dspace-cris-its-official-institutional-repository 
Related link: http://www.eurocris.org

@MIRE: Stellenbosch University's New Digital Collections Platform
DuraSpace Registered Service Provider @mire reports that Stellenbosch University's Library and Information Service launched its new SUNDigital Collections platform. Read the post: http://duraspace.org/stellenbosch-university's-new-digital-collections-platform%E2%80%A8
Related link: http://digital.lib.sun.ac.za


COMMUNITY

PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE: 2013 ARL Membership Meeting and Fall Forum 
Washington was wet, gray and shutdown quiet as the 2013 ARL Membership Meeting and Fall Forum got underway last month. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/presentations-available-2013-arl-membership-meeting-and-fall-forum 
Related link: http://www.arl.org/news/arl-news/2996-arl-membership-meeting-and-fall-forum-2013-slides-online

CALL: Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries 
Stanford University Libraries are calling for entries for the Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/call-stanford-prize-innovation-research-libraries 
Related link: http://library.stanford.edu/projects/stanford-prize-innovation-research-libraries-spirl


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