Vol. 5, Issue 4, April 2013

DuraSpace Digest

The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent blog posts about news, events, releases, and opportunities of interest to the DuraSpace community. Subscribe to the DuraSpace Blog RSS here: http://duraspace.org/rss.xml
 

in this issue

DuraSpace News

- PREVIEW: DuraSpace Sponsorship Campaign 2013

- REGISTER for the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series: VIVO-Research Discovery and Networking

 

DuraSpace Projects

- Fedora Futures Launches New Blog

- Free DSpace Bootcamp in Belgium

- ONLINE: Sharing Experiences in Using DSPACE Workshop; Conducted in Portuguese

 

DuraSpace Services

- NO WAITING: Try DuraCloud Right Away!

- How Does DuraCloud Stack-up: Minnesota Historical Society Report Compares Cloud Storage Providers and Services

 

Community

- OR2013 Update: Early Bird Registration, Hackfest, Developer Challenge and More

- NOW AVAILABLE: March 31 Issue of "Dramatic Growth of Open Access"

- WATCH: Ithaka S+R Faculty Survey US 2012: First Release of Key Findings, Presentation from CNI Spring Meeting

- Open Access Repositories, Copyright, and Fair Use at ACRL

- NEW: Learn All About Digital Preservation at State Library, State Archives of North Carolina Web Site

 

DURASPACE NEWS 

PREVIEW: DuraSpace Sponsorship Campaign 2013
The DuraSpace annual Sponsorship Campaign will kick off on May 7,2013 to raise funds for the continued advancement of the DSpace and Fedora open source projects.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/preview-duraspace-sponsorship-campaign-2013
Related link: http://duraspace.org/looking-future-dspace-and-fedora

 
REGISTER for the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series: VIVO-Research Discovery and Networking 
DuraSpace is pleased to announce its latest Hot Topics Webinar Series, VIVO: Research Discovery and Networking. 

  

Look for DuraSpace at:

APTrust 2013 Partner Meeting: April 29, Chapel Hill, NC
TCDL, May 7-8, Austin, TX, Michele Kimpton, keynote presenter
PASIG, May 22-24, Washington, DC, Andrew Woods, presenter
 
Visit the DuraSpace Community Calendar or our recent Event Blog Posts for a comprehensive online view of upcoming community events.
 

DURASPACE PROJECTS

Fedora Futures Launches New Blog
The Fedora Futures team recently launched a blog entitled, Fedora Futures, aimed at telling the stories behind building the future of the Fedora repository. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/fedora-futures-launches-new-blog
Related link: http://fcrepo.org/blog/2013/03/18/welcome-to-the-future/

Free DSpace Bootcamp in Belgium
@mire is hosting a DSpace developer bootcamp on May 28th in Ghent, Belgium. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/free-dspace-bootcamp-belgium
Related link: http://elag2013.org/

ONLINE: Sharing Experiences in Using DSPACE Workshop; Conducted in Portuguese
BIREME/PAHO/WHO with the Center for the Study of Bioethics and Health Diplomacy - NETHIS, will hold an online workshop to be conducted in Portugues for sharing experiences using DSPACE.  
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/online-sharing-experiences-using-dspace-workshop-conducted-portuguese
Related link: Pelo virtual link: http://bit.ly/9RLj3p

 

DURASPACE SERVICES  

NO WAITING: Try DuraCloud Right Away!
Give DuraCloud a try-for free! There's no waiting. Just enter your name and email address, then click "Start". 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/no-waiting-try-duracloud-right-away
Related link: http://duracloud.org/trial-account-request

How Does DuraCloud Stack-up: Minnesota Historical Society Report Compares Cloud Storage Providers and Services
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) faces, "Exponential growth in storage required for the preservation of digital collections consisting of images, audio, video, text, and other formats" in pursuit of their long-standing mission. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/how-does-duracloud-stack-minnesota-historical-society-report-compares-cloud-storage-providers-and-se
Related link: http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/records/specialprojects.htm

 

COMMUNITY

OR2013 Update: Early Bird Registration, Hackfest, Developer Challenge and More
The Eigth International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2013) is just around the corner-July 8-12 in beautiful Prince Edward Island. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/or2013-update-early-bird-registration-hackfest-developer-challenge-and-more
Related link: http://or2013.net/

NOW AVAILABLE: March 31 Issue of "Dramatic Growth of Open Access"
The March 31 issue of Dramatic Growth of Open Access features a comparison of open access growth including CC-BY article growth figures supplied by OASPA. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/now-available-march-31-issue-dramatic-growth-open-access
Related link: http://duraspace.org/now-available-march-31-issue-dramatic-growth-open-access

WATCH: Ithaka S+R Faculty Survey US 2012: First Release of Key Findings, Presentation from CNI Spring Meeting 
The Ithaka S+R Faculty Survey US 2012: First Release of Key Findings, the closing plenary from CNI's spring 2013 membership meeting, is now available. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/watch-ithaka-sr-faculty-survey-us-2012-first-release-key-findings-presentation-cni-spring-meeting
Related links: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSQ1Di7cU1Ihttp://www.sr.ithaka.org/research-publications/us-faculty-survey-2012

Open Access Repositories, Copyright, and Fair Use at ACRL 
Open access repositories using DSpace or Fedora open source software are growing in numbers of installations worldwide (1,500+), as well as in the volume and diversity of resources that they help to make available.  
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/open-access-repositories-copyright-and-fair-use-acrl
Related link: http://conference.acrl.org/

NEW: Learn All About Digital Preservation at State Library, State Archives of North Carolina Web Site
The State Library of North Carolina, in conjunction with the State Archives of North Carolina, is releasing a redesigned, streamlined and mobile friendly digital preservation education site. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/new-learn-all-about-digital-preservation-state-library-state-archives-north-carolina-web-site
Related link: http://digitalpreservation.ncdcr.gov/

 

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