Vol. 5, Issue 8, September 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

- WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Stewarding Research Data with Fedora and Islandora"

- Career Opportunities at DuraSpace

- Announcing Series Six in the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series: Research Data in Repositories

 

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace

- DSpace Committers Announce a December 2013 Release Date for DSpace 4.0

- Work-in-progress: Spin Up a Temporary Virtual Machine with Vagrant + DSpace

Fedora

- Fedora Futures Completes Third Beta Phase Sprint: Authentication/Authorization; Fedora3 to 4 Upgrade; Backup/Restore

 

DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

- Open Repository Introduces New User-Interface Along with DSpace v3.2 Upgrade

- Truman Technologies Offers Web Archiving Services and Tools

- Are Mobile Users Finding Their Way to DSpace?

 

Community

- AVAILABLE: Sept. 2013 Issue of Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter

- Report: VIVO 2013 Conference

- CNI VIDEO: The Digital Preservation Network-Report/Discussion on DPN's Emerging Architecture, System Protocol, Service Model

- REPORT AVAILABLE: U.S. CODATA and Board on Research Data and Information-Data Citation Policies and Practices

 

DURASPACE NEWS

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Stewarding Research Data with Fedora and Islandora" 
On September 10 Mark Leggott, University Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island and President of Discovery Garden Inc., presented, "Stewarding Research Data with Fedora and Islandora."
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-available-stewarding-research-data-fedora-and-islandora
Related link: http://www.duraspace.org/duraspace-solutions.html

Career Opportunities at DuraSpace DuraSpace is hiring. To get up-to-date information about career opportunities at DuraSpace.

 

Announcing Series Six in the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series: Research Data in Repositories
Series six will highlight details on the implementation of a new curation program at the University of California San Diego Library.

 

Where We'll Be...

for a comprehensive online view of upcoming community events.
 

DURASPACE PROJECTS

DSpace

DSpace Committers Announce a December 2013 Release Date for DSpace 4.0
The DSpace Committers have announced their intention to release DSpace 4.0 in early December 2013.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/dspace-committers-announce-december-2013-release-date-dspace-40
Related links:  https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+Release+4.0+Notes 

Work-in-progress: Spin Up a Temporary Virtual Machine with Vagrant + DSpace
Vagrant can be used to spin up a temporary Virtual Machine (VM) in about 10-15minutes in a variety of providers.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/work-progress-spin-temporary-virtual-machine-vagrant-dspace 
Related link: https://github.com/DSpace/vagrant-dspace

 

Fedora

Fedora Futures Completes Third Beta Phase Sprint: Authentication/Authorization; Fedora3 to 4 Upgrade; Backup/Restore 
The Fedora Futures team has completed the third sprint within the "Beta Phase" of Fedora4 development.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/fedora-futures-completes-third-beta-phase-sprint-authenticationauthorization-fedora3-4-upgrade-backu                                                                           Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Sprint+B3+Summary

 

DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS

This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.
 
Open Repository Introduces New User-Interface Along with DSpace v3.2 Upgrade
In August, the Open Repository team commenced upgrading clients to the latest DSpace version 3.2.
Truman Technologies Offers Web Archiving Services and Tools
Truman Technologies, a DuraSpace Registered Service Provider, can help you save born digital web content in a sustainable collections program, leveraging available open source services or tools, along with DuraSpace Fedora for preservation and Islandora for ingestion and retrieval of web archives.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/truman-technologies-offers-web-archiving-services-and-tools
Are Mobile Users Finding Their Way to DSpace?
@mire recently investigated mobile usage of DSpace backed by usage statistics from 6 high profile European DSpace repositories.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/are-mobile-users-finding-their-way-dspace
Related link: http://atmire.com/website/?q=content/are-mobile-users-finding-their-way-dspace&utm_source=duraspace&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=mobileusage
 

COMMUNITY

AVAILABLE: Sept. 2013 Issue of Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter
The September 2013 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is now available. 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/available-sept-2013-issue-library-congress-digital-preservation-newsletter
Related link:  http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/newsletter/201309.pdf 

Report: VIVO 2013 Conference
The VIVO 2013 Conference was held last month in St. Louis providing sponsors, speakers, partners and participants opportunities to share VIVO ideas and best practices.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/report-vivo-2013-conference 
Related link: http://vivoweb.org/node/1638

CNI VIDEO: The Digital Preservation Network-Report/Discussion on DPN's Emerging Architecture, System Protocol, Service Model  
A project briefing recording, The Digital Preservation Network: A Report and Discussion on DPN's Emerging Architecture, System Protocol & Service Model, from CNI's spring 2013 member meeting by Tom Cramer and James Simon of Stanford University, is now available on CNI's video channels.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/cni-video-digital-preservation-network%E2%80%93reportdiscussion-dpn%E2%80%99s-emerging-architecture-system-protocol 
Related link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCvY0_hzyw8&feature=youtu.be, http://vimeo.com/74750028

REPORT AVAILABLE: U.S. CODATA and Board on Research Data and Information-Data Citation Policies and Practices 
The U.S. CODATA and the Board on Research Data and Information (BRDI) is pleased to announce the publication of a new report: Out of Cite, Out of Mind: The Current State of Practice, Policy, and Technology for the Citation of Data.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/report-available-us-codata-and-board-research-data-and-information%E2%80%93data-citation-policies-and-practi 
Related link: https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/dsj/12/0/12_OSOM13-043/_article

 
 
 
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