Vol. 5, Issue 5, May 2013

DuraSpace Digest

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

DuraSpace News

- Join the DuraSpace Campaign to Support DSpace and Fedora 

- WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "An Overview of VIVO"

- DuraSpace at Public Access to Federally-Supported Research and Development Data and Publications Meetings

DuraSpace Projects

- Dryad Launches Redesigned Web Site Powered by DSpace

- Fedora Futures Project Welcomes New Technical Lead, Andrew Woods

- Meeting Report On 3-5 Year DSpace Vision 

DuraSpace Services

- DuraCloud Now Offers Low Cost Glacier Storage! 

- WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Using the DuraCloud Service to archive content in Glacier."

- TOMORROW 5/29: DuraCloud Brown Bag: "DuraCloud + Glacier", 12:30pm ET

Community

- UPDATES from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) 

- AVAILABLE NOW: Manage Audio and Video Collections With Hydra-based Avalon Media System

- White House releases Open Data Policy and Executive Order

- NOW AVAILABLE: OR2013 Session Schedule for July 8-12

 

DSNews DURASPACE NEWS 

Join the DuraSpace Campaign to Support DSpace and Fedora
Last week DuraSpace launched the 2013 Sponsorship Program encouraging users of DSpace and Fedora technologies for durable access to invest in our digital future by becoming DuraSpace sponsors.  
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/join-duraspace-campaign-support-dspace-and-fedora 
Related link: http://duraspace.org/sponsors

  

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "An Overview of VIVO"

On May 14 Dean Krafft, Jon Corson-Rikert and Brian Lowe presented "An Overview of VIVO".  

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-available-overview-vivo

Related link: http://duraspace.org/hot-topics

  

DuraSpace at Public Access to Federally-Supported Research and Development Data and Publications Meetings 

DuraSpace staff members Jonathan Markow and Carol Minton Morris participated in two planning meetings focused on sharing information related to Public Access to Federally-Supported Research and Development Data and Publications. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duraspace-public-access-federally-supported-research-and-development-data-and-publications-meetings

Related link: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DBASSE/DBASSE_083052#.UaSvGEC1F8F

 

 
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DURASPACE PROJECTS

Dryad Launches Redesigned Web Site Powered by DSpace 
Dryad recently launched a redesigned web site powered by DSpace with lots of new content.  
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/dryad-launches-redesigned-dspace-based-web-site  
Related link: http://datadryad.org/ 

Fedora Futures Project Welcomes New Technical Lead, Andrew Woods 
The DuraSpace organization and the Fedora Futures Project are pleased to announce that Andrew Woods will take over as the new Technical Lead for Fedora effective May 15, 2013. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/fedora-futures-project-welcomes-new-technical-lead  
Related link: http://fcrepo.org/blog/2013/03/18/welcome-to-the-future/ 

Meeting Report On 3-5 Year DSpace Vision
Early in May DuraSpace convened a group of DSpace stakeholders to continue discussions that began last fall about the future of DSpace. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/meeting-report-3-5-year-dspace-vision 
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+2013+Vision+and+Roadmap+Meeting

 

DURASPACE SERVICES  

DuraCloud Now Offers Low Cost Glacier Storage! 
Today the DuraSpace organization announced that DuraCloud, an archiving and preservation service, is now fully integrated with Amazon Glacier (a low-cost storage service).  
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/duracloud-now-offers-low-cost-glacier-storage  
Related links: http://duracloud.org  

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Using the DuraCloud Service to archive content in Glacier." 
A recording and presentation slides of the May 16, 2013 DuraCloud webinar are now available.  
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-available-using-duracloud-service-archive-content-glacier   
Related links: http://duracloud.org/webinarshttp://duracloud.org

TOMORROW 5/29: DuraCloud Brown Bag: "DuraCloud + Glacier", 12:30pm ET
Join the DuraCloud team online for the fourth brown bag session of 2013 TOMORROW, May 29th at 12:30pm ET. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/tomorrow-529-duracloud-brown-bag-duracloud-glacier-1230pm-et  
Related link: http://duracloud.org/brown_bag_series

 

COMMUNITY

UPDATES from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA)
Launched in 2010, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is a collaborative effort among 145 government agencies, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and businesses to establish, maintain, and advance the capacity to preserve our nation's digital resources for the benefit of present and future generations. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/updates-national-digital-stewardship-alliance-ndsa 
Related link: http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/ndsa/ 

AVAILABLE NOW: Manage Audio and Video Collections With Hydra-based Avalon Media System
To curate video and audio files and manage workflows for generating video and audio content university libraries and archives need a complete and scalable system. To meet that need Indiana University and Northwestern University are pleased to announce release 1.0 of the Avalon Media System.  
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/available-now-manage-audio-and-video-collections-hydra-based-avalon-media-system  
Related link: http://www.avalonmediasystem.org/

White House releases Open Data Policy and Executive Order
The White House issued an Open Data Policy and Executive Order on May 9, 2013.  
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/white-house-releases-open-data-policy-and-executive-order 
Related link: http://duraspace.org/white-house-releases-open-data-policy-and-executive-order

NOW AVAILABLE: OR2013 Session Schedule for July 8-12 
An overview of this year's Open Repositories Conference is now available online. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/now-available-or2013-session-schedule-july-8-12 
Related link: http://or2013.net/program/session-schedule

 
 
DuraSpace Digest is published by DuraSpace. For more information, or to have your news and information included please contact Carol Minton Morris, Marketing and Communications Director, DuraSpace: cmmorris@duraspace.org.

 

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