Vol. 6, Issue 1, January - 2014

Vol. 6, Issue 1, January - 2014

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

DuraSpace News

  • DuraSpace and Chronopolis Partner to Build a Long-term Access and Preservation Platform
  • Dig Into the Registry of DSpace and Fedora Project Repositories
  • Words and Pictures Tell the Story: DuraSpace on SlideShare in 2013
  • WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "The National Agenda for Digital Stewardship"

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace

  • Call: DSpace Interest/User Group Meeting at Open Repositories 2014
  • In With Feature-rich DSpace 4.0, Out With DSpace 1.7
  • SAVE THE DATE: SPARC DSpace User Group Meeting on March 5
  • WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "DSpace 4 Roundup"

Fedora

  • GIVE IT A TRY: Fedora 4 Alpha 3 with Extensive Performance Benchmarking, Improvements, Documentation
  • Planning for a "Fedora House" at Code4Lib

DuraSpace Services

  • SLIDES AVAILABLE: DuraCloud and DSpaceDirect at CurateGear 2014
  • Extended Invitation to Participate in the DSpaceDirect Beta Testing Phase

DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

  • World Bank Open Knowledge Repository Introduces Mobile-Friendly Design
  • WORKSHOP: Join Open Repository on Jan. 26 at ALA Midwinter, "Repositories: Big Impact-Small Budget" 

Community

  • Get Ready to Submit Your OR2014 Proposal!
  • AVAILABLE: January Issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter
  • Request for Input for the 2015 National Agenda for Digital Stewardship
  • SPECIAL D-LIB MAGAZINE ISSUE: All About the Research Data Alliance (RDA)

DURASPACE NEWS

DuraSpace and Chronopolis Partner to Build a Long-term Access and Preservation Platform
The DuraSpace and Chronopolis teams have partnered to offer an end-to-end solution for long-term access and preservation services for academic and scholarly data. 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/duraspace-and-chronopolis-partner-build-long-term-access-and-preservation-platform
Related links:  ChronopolisDigital Preservation NetworkDuraCloud

Dig Into the Registry of DSpace and Fedora Project Repositories
As the number of DuraSpace project repositories grows-in January 2014 there are more than 1,600 registered worldwide-the desire to learn more about them-where are they, how they are accessed online, what type of content they hold, software versions, specializations etc.-also increases.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/dig-registry-dspace-and-fedora-project-repositories
Related link http://registry.duraspace.org/registry

Words and Pictures Tell the Story: DuraSpace on SlideShare in 2013
Duraspace is pleased to announce that presentations in the DuraSpace channel on SlideShare were among the top 2% of "most viewed" on SlideShare with 16,758 views in 2013.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/words-and-pictures-tell-story-duraspace-slideshare-2013
Related links: http://www.slideshare.net/yearinreview/DuraSpace/aKLjAQ, http://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "The National Agenda for Digital Stewardship"
A DuraSpace Solutions Webinar: "The National Agenda for Digital Stewardship: Coordinated National Planning for Preserving Our Shared Digital Assets," was held on January 15, 2014.
Read the post:   http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-available-national-agenda-digital-stewardship
Related link  http://duraspace.org/duraspace-solutions
 

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


DURASPACE PROJECTS

DSpace

Call: DSpace Interest/User Group Meeting at Open Repositories 2014
The DSpace community will hold its next major user group meeting in conjunction with the 9th International Conference on Open Repositories June 9 to 13, 2014 in Helsinki, Finland.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/call-dspace-interestuser-group-meeting-open-repositories-2014
Related links:  http://or2014.helsinki.fi/

In With Feature-rich DSpace 4.0, Out With DSpace 1.7 
The recent release of feature-rich DSpace 4.0 includes tools for improving your users' experience and web services integrations. In accordance with the DSpace Software Support Policy DSpace 1.7.x and below are now at the "end of life".
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/feature-rich-dspace-40-out-dspace-17
Related linkhttp://duraspace.org/now-available-dspace-40%E2%80%93new-rest-api-swordv2-module-update-jspui-look-and-feel

SAVE THE DATE: SPARC DSpace User Group Meeting on March 5 
Plans are in the works for a half day DSpace User Group Meeting from 8:30am to 12:30pm on March 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri, immediately following the SPARC Open Access Meeting on March 2-4

Read the post:   http://duraspace.org/save-date-sparc-dspace-user-group-meeting-march-5
Related link http://duraspace.org/save-date-sparc-dspace-user-group-meeting-march-5

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "DSpace 4 Roundup"
On January 21, DuraSpace kicked off our seventh Hot Topics Community Webinar Series, "All About DSpace 4-Improved Interfaces for Man and Machine," curated by the Co-Founder of @mire, Bram Luyten. 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/webinar-recording-available-dspace-4-roundup
Related links:  http://duraspace.org/hot-topics

Fedora

GIVE IT A TRY: Fedora 4 Alpha 3 with Extensive Performance Benchmarking, Improvements, Documentation
The Fedora 4 team is proud to announce the third Alpha release of Fedora 4.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/give-it-try-fedora-4-alpha-3-extensive-performance-benchmarking-improvements-documentation
Related linkhttps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+4.0+Alpha+3+Release+Notes

Planning for a "Fedora House" at Code4Lib
Code4Lib 2014, hosted by North Carolina State University Libraries, will take place March 24-27 in downtown Raleigh, NC.
Read the post:   http://duraspace.org/planning-fedora-house-code4lib
Related link http://code4lib.org/conference


DURASPACE SERVICES

SLIDES AVAILABLE: DuraCloud and DSpaceDirect at CurateGear 2014  
CurateGear 2014 was an interactive, day-long event that took place on January 8 focused on digital curation tools and methods. 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/slides-available-duracloud-and-dspacedirect-curategear-2014
Related link http://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/curate-gear2014

DSpaceDirect

Extended Invitation to Participate in the DSpaceDirect Beta Testing Phase  
The DSpaceDirect service is looking for TEN more institutions to participate alongside the current list of soft launch customers in the extended beta testing phase. 
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/extended-invitation-participate-dspacedirect-beta-testing-phase-1 
Related link:  http://dspacedirect.org/


DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS

This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.

@MIRE:
World Bank Open Knowledge Repository Introduces Mobile-Friendly Design 
In keeping up with the rapid growth in mobile usage worldwide, the World Bank just relaunched the Open Knowledge Repository (OKR)-its open access portal to its publications and research-on an upgraded platform specifically optimized for mobile use.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/world-bank-open-knowledge-repository-introduces-mobile-friendly-design 
Related linkhttp://duraspace.org/world-bank-open-knowledge-repository-introduces-mobile-friendly-design

OPEN REPOSITORY
WORKSHOP: Join Open Repository on Jan. 26 at ALA Midwinter, "Repositories: Big Impact-Small Budget"  
A reminder that Open Repository, along with colleagues from BioMed Central and Papers, will be exhibiting at the upcoming ALA Midwinter meeting (booth #668), which takes in Philadelphia fromJanuary 24-28 2014.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/workshop-join-open-repository-jan-26-ala-midwinter-repositories-big-impact%E2%80%93small-budget  


COMMUNITY

Get Ready to Submit Your OR2014 Proposal! 
As the year turns it's time to look forward to the Ninth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2014 (#or2014). The conference will take place June 9-13 in Helsinki, Finland hosted by University of Helsinki's twin libraries: Helsinki University Library and the National Library of Finland.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/get-ready-submit-your-or2014-proposal
Related link:  http://or2014.helsinki.fi/

AVAILABLE: January Issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter
The January 2014 issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is now available.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/available-january-issue-library-congress-digital-preservation-newsletter 
Related link http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/newsletter/201401.pdf?loclr=blogsig

Request for Input for the 2015 National Agenda for Digital Stewardship 
As you may be aware, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) launched the inaugural National Agenda for Digital Preservation in July, 2013. 
Read the post http://duraspace.org/request-input-2015-national-agenda-digital-stewardship
Related linkhttp://duraspace.org/duraspace-member-national-digital-stewardship-alliance-ndsa-supports-2014-national-agenda-digital-st

SPECIAL D-LIB MAGAZINE ISSUE: All About the Research Data Alliance (RDA)
The January 2014 issue of D-Lib Magazine (http://www.dlib.org) is a special issue on the topic of theResearch Data Alliance (RDA).
Read the post http://duraspace.org/special-d-lib-magazine-issue-all-about-research-data-alliance-rda 
Related linkshttp://www.dlib.org/https://rd-alliance.org/


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