Vol. 5, Issue 9, October 2013

Vol. 5, Issue 9, 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

  • E-Science Institute Registration Now Open
  • WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Metadata and Repository Services for Research Data Curation"
  • Open Access Week 2013: "Five Flavors" of Open Access Resources from DuraSpace

DuraSpace Projects

Fedora

  • NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 3.7.0
  • NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.0 Alpha 2 Release
  • Fedora4 Team Completes Fifth Beta Phase Sprint: Refining Fedora 3 to 4 Upgrade Feature

DuraSpace Services

DuraCloud

  • NOW AVAILABLE: Easy Drag and Drop Upload with DuraCloud 2.4.0

DSpaceDirect

  • Invitation to Participate in Beta Launch of DSpaceDirect

DuraSpace Registered Service Providers

  • University of Missouri and @mire Adding ORCID to DSpace
  • Open Repository Announces Launch of Institute for Christian Studies' (ICS) Repository

Community

  • EDUCAUSE 2013: Higher Ed Leaders To Discuss Cloud Issues, Identity, Trust, and Internet2 NET+ Initiative
  • CHALLENGE from Natn'l Academy of Sciences Board on Research Data and Information: Using Data for the Public Good

DURASPACE NEWS

E-Science Institute Registration Now Open
The next offering of the E-Science will run December 2013 through April 2014.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/e-science-institute-registration-now-open-0
Related link: http://duraspace.org/e-science-institute

 
WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Metadata and Repository Services for Research Data Curation" 
On October 15 the second webinar in the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series: Research Data in Repositories was held. 

 

Open Access Week 2013: "Five Flavors" of Open Access Resources from DuraSpace                                                                                                                     To celebrate Open Access Week 2013 DuraSpace has gathered recordings and articles from our Professional Development resources that will be of interest to libraries and cultural memory institutions working towards developing institutional capacity for curation, collection, management, access and long-term preservation of digital assets. 

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Where We'll Be...

  • DuraSpace in Australia: Jonathan Markow, Chief Strategy Officer of DuraSpace, will be speaking on October 29th at the CAUL Research Repository Community Days 2013 at Griffith University in Brisbane. 
    On October 30th Jonathan will be meeting with Australasian Fedora and DSpacestakeholders at UNSW Library, and in Melbourne on November 1st at Swinburne University of Technology Library. Please email lib.unilib@unsw.edu.au to register for either the Sydney or Melbourne event. 
  • DLF Forum: November 4-6, Austin, TX
  • OpenAIRE Workshop: Tuesday, November 5, Vilnius, Lithuania

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


DURASPACE PROJECTS

Fedora

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 3.7.0
The Fedora team is pleased to announce the launch of Fedora 3.7.0
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/now-available-fedora-370
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FEDORA37/Fedora+Repository+3.7.0+Release+


DURASPACE SERVICES

DuraCloud

NOW AVAILABLE: Easy Drag and Drop Upload with DuraCloud 2.4.0
Today the DuraSpace organization announced the release of DuraCloud 2.4.0.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/now-available-easy-drag-and-drop-upload-duracloud-240
Related links:  http://duracloud.org/

 

DSpace Direct

Invitation to Participate in Beta Launch of DSpaceDirect
The DSpaceDirect service is extending the beta launch phase and is looking for TEN more institutions to participate alongside the current list of soft launch customers. 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/invitation-participate-beta-launch-dspacedirect
Related links:  http://dspacedirect.org/Mailing List

 

DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS

This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.

University of Missouri and @mire Adding ORCID to DSpace
ORCID recently announced the awardees for the ORCID Adoption and Integration Program. For this funding call, @mire joined forces with the University of Missouri System to add ORCID related features to DSpace.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/university-missouri-and-mire-adding-orcid-dspace
Related links:  http://atmire.com, http://orcid.org/blog/2013/09/27/announcing-orcid-adoption-integrationprogram-awardees?ref=email

 

Open Repository Announces Launch of Institute for Christian Studies' (ICS) Repository
The Institute for Christian Studies (ICS) in Toronto, Canada, is launched its repository on October 21, 2013, during Open Access week.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/open-repository-announces-launch-institute-christianstudies%E2%80%99-ics-repository
Related link:  Institute for Christian Studies, Open Repository


COMMUNITY

EDUCAUSE 2013: Higher Ed Leaders To Discuss Cloud Issues, Identity, Trust, and Internet2 NET+ Initiative 
ousands of higher education and industry leaders from every state in the nation will discuss best practices for moving their campus to cloud technologies to benefit teaching, learning and administering during the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference, held Oct. 15-18 in Anaheim, California.

CHALLENGE from Natn'l Academy of Sciences Board on Research Data and Information: Using Data for the Public Good
The National Academy of Sciences Board on Research Data and Information announces an open challenge to increase awareness of current issues and opportunities in research data and information.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/challenge-natnl-academy-sciences-board-research-data-andinformation-using-data-public-good
Related link:  http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/brdi/PGA_085255


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