Vol. 5, Issue 11, December 2013

Vol. 5, Issue 11, December 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

  • IT'S A WRAP: The 2013 DuraSpace Community Sponsorship Campaign 

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace

  • NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 4.0-New REST API, SWORDv2 Module Update, JSPUI Look and Feel+++

Fedora

  • Fedora4 Beta Phase Sprint Eight: Performance, Search and Large Files++
  • Fedora Update at the CNI 2013 Fall Membership Meeting
  • Fedora4 Team Completes Ninth Beta Phase Sprint: Performance, Versioning, Authorization++

DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

  • Register for the Open Repository Workshop at the ALA Midwinter Meeting
  • Mirage 2: A fresh look and feel for DSpace 4
  • Welcoming DSpace 4.0: Cineca's Contribution

Community

  • Guide to Open Access Journals
  • AVAILABLE: One Million British Library Images
  • REPORT: Staffing for Effective Digital Preservation

DURASPACE NEWS

IT'S A WRAP: The 2013 DuraSpace Community Sponsorship Campaign
Many thanks to our community for the success of this year's Sponsorship Campaign. 
Read the post http://duraspace.org/its-wrap-2013-duraspace-community-sponsorship-campaign

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


DURASPACE PROJECTS

DSpace

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 4.0-New REST API, SWORDv2 Module Update, JSPUI Look and Feel+++ 
DSpace 4.0 may be downloaded immediately.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/now-available-dspace-40%E2%80%93new-rest-api-swordv2-module-update-jspui-look-and-feel
Related link:   http://sourceforge.net/projects/dspace/files/

Fedora

Fedora4 Beta Phase Sprint Eight: Performance, Search and Large Files++
The Fedora team has concluded the eighth sprint within the "Beta Phase" of Fedora4 development. 
Read the post:   http://duraspace.org/fedora4-beta-phase-sprint-eight-performance-search-and-large-files 
Related link https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Sprint+B8+Summary

Fedora Update at the CNI 2013 Fall Membership Meeting
Members of the Fedora Steering Group presented an update on the development of Fedora 4 entitled "Fedora Update: Building Communities, Building Software" on December 9 at the CNI 2013 Fall Membership Meeting 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/fedora-update-cni-2013-fall-membership-meeting 
Related link http://www.slideshare.net/Tom-Cramer/2013-12-cni-fedora-updatebuilding-community-building-software

Fedora4 Team Completes Ninth Beta Phase Sprint: Performance, Versioning, Authorization++
The Fedora team has concluded the ninth sprint within the "Beta Phase" of Fedora4 development.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/fedora4-team-completes-ninth-beta-phase-sprint-performance-versioning-authorization 
Related link:  https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Sprint+B9+Summary


DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS

This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.

OPEN REPOSITORY:
Register for the Open Repository Workshop at the ALA Midwinter Meeting
Open Repository (along with colleagues from BioMed Central and Papers ) will be exhibiting at the upcoming ALA Midwinter  meeting (booth #668), which will take place in Philadelphia from January 24-28, 2014.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/register-open-repository-workshop-ala-midwinter-meeting

CINECA:

Welcoming DSpace 4.0: Cineca's Contribution
Cineca has been closely involved with the development of key DSpace 4.0 features including quality assurance and coordination for the latest version 4.0, and participation on the DSpace Release Team.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/welcoming-dspace-40-cineca%E2%80%99s-contribution
Related link http://www.conference.scientificservices.eu/sites/default/files/12_20_PS_Michelle%20Mennieli.pdf

@MIRE
Mirage 2: A fresh look and feel for DSpace 4
Three years after the original contribution of the Mirage theme to DSpace 1.7, @mire is proud to announce Mirage 2 for DSpace 4.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/mirage-2-fresh-look-and-feel-dspace-4Full announcement


COMMUNITY

Guide to Open Access Journals
Sally Roy, is a education researcher who has developed an academic resource site for college students.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/guide-open-access-journals
Related link:   http://www.onlineschools.org/open-access-journals/

AVAILABLE: One Million British Library Images
The importance of "provenance" metadata (data about data) stored along with digital images was recently made clear by the British Library's generous upload of more than one million historic images to flickr. 
Read the post http://duraspace.org/available-one-million-british-library-images
Related link http://www.flickr.com/photos/britishlibrary

REPORT: Staffing for Effective Digital Preservation 
The results of the 2012 National Digital Stewardship Alliance Standards and Practices Working Group's digital preservation staffing survey have just been released as the "Staffing for Effective Digital Preservation" report. 
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/report-staffing-effective-digital-preservation
Related linkhttp://digitalpreservation.gov/ndsa/documents/NDSA-Staffing-Survey-Report-Final122013.pdf 


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