Vol. 6, Issue 3, March 2014

Vol. 6, Issue 3, March 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

  • The DuraSpace 2014 Sponsorship Summit: Towards a Sustainable Community Model
  • Available Now: DuraSpace 2013 Annual Report

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace

  • AVAILABLE: DSpace 4.1-Bug-fix Release to Feature-rich DSpace 4.0

Fedora

  • Sprinting to Fedora4: More on Clustering, Transactions, Versioning, Pluggable Framework in Sprint B11
  • Details on No. 12 Sprint Towards Fedora4 Beta: Clustering, Authorization, Single Node Performance, Test Coverage++
  • "Lucky 13" Sprint To Fedora4 Beta: Large Files, Clustering, Triplestore, Authorization, Content Modeling

DuraSpace Services

  • DuraSpace Launches DSpaceDirect: Low-cost Discovery and Long-term Access to Digital Assets
  • DSpaceDirect Details: Fast Repository Start-up
  • DSpaceDirect Details: You-Pick Features That Communicate Your Identity
  • Welcome Two New DSpaceDirect and DuraCloud Customers
  • INVITATION: Sign Up to Learn More About DSpaceDirect and IR Requirements

VIVO

  • CALL: VIVO 2014 Conference, Aug. 6-8, Austin, Texas

DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

  • IRIS Brings the History of Science to Life
  • Open Repository Debuts in Mexico with New Monterrey-Based Client

Community

  • OR2014 Sponsorship Opportunities: Reach Digital Preservation, Archiving, Access and Technology Leaders and Developers
  • NEW ISSUE: Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter
  • A View from Code4Lib 2014

DURASPACE NEWS

The DuraSpace 2014 Sponsorship Summit: Towards a Sustainable Community Model
The DuraSpace 2014 Sponsor Summit was focused on providing stakeholders with details about 2013 accomplishments and key strategic organizational priorities for 2014.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/duraspace-2014-sponsorship-summit-towards-sustainable-community-model
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSP/2014+Sponsor+Summit+Meeting%2C+March+11-12%2C+Washington%2C+DC

Available Now: DuraSpace 2013 Annual Report
The DuraSpace 2013 Annual Report is now available.  This report highlights key achievements in 2013, includes a summary of the financials, and discusses the strategic direction in 2014.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/available-now-duraspace-2013-annual-report
Related linkhttp://duraspace.org/sites/duraspace.org/files/u7/2013-DuraSpace-Annual-Report.pdf

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


DURASPACE PROJECTS

DSpace

AVAILABLE: DSpace 4.1-Bug-fix Release to Feature-rich DSpace 4.0
DSpace developers have announced that that DSpace 4.1 is now available!
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/available-dspace-41%E2%80%93bug-fix-release-feature-rich-dspace-40
Related links:  https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC4x/DSpace+4.x+Documentation;jsessionid=0F537C76133498A7112F0224D87819FD

Fedora

Sprinting to Fedora4: More on Clustering, Transactions, Versioning, Pluggable Framework in Sprint B11
The Fedora team has concluded the eleventh sprint within the "Beta Phase" of Fedora4 development.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/sprinting-fedora4-more-clustering-transactions-versioning-pluggable-framework-sprint-b11
Related linkhttps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Sprint+B11+Summary

Details on No. 12 Sprint Towards Fedora4 Beta: Clustering, Authorization, Single Node Performance, Test Coverage++
The Fedora team has concluded the twelfth sprint within the "Beta Phase" of Fedora4 development. The work of this and each sprint is planned and completed thanks to the contributions of Fedora stakeholder institutions which allocate developer time.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/details-no-12-sprint-towards-fedora4-beta-clustering-authorization-single-node-performance-test-cove
Related linkhttps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Sprint+B12+Summary

"Lucky 13" Sprint To Fedora4 Beta: Large Files, Clustering, Triplestore, Authorization, Content Modeling
The Fedora team has concluded the thirteenth sprint within the "Beta Phase" of Fedora4 development.
Read the post:  http://duraspace.org/lucky-13-sprint-fedora4-beta-large-files-clustering-triplestore-authorization-content-modeling
Related linkhttps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Sprint+B13+Summary


DURASPACE SERVICES

DuraSpace Launches DSpaceDirect: Low-cost Discovery and Long-term Access to Digital Assets
Today the DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce the public launch of DSpaceDirect-the only hosted repository solution for low-cost discovery, access, archiving, and preservation.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/duraspace-launches-dspacedirect-low-cost-discovery-and-long-term-access-digital-assets
Related link: http://dspacedirect.org/

DSpaceDirect Details: Fast Repository Start-up 
Once the decision is made, when is the best time to launch your institutional repository? How about right away? DSpaceDirect puts you in control of the timing.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/dspacedirect-details-fast-repository-start
Related link: http://dspacedirect.org/

DSpaceDirect Details: You-Pick Features That Communicate Your Identity  
A general repository need is to ensure that resources are identified as being made available through a clearly branded user interface that reflects an organization's logo and color scheme. With DSpaceDirect's "You-pick features" the means to communicate your brand through your IR is part of the service.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/dspacedirect-details-you-pick-features-communicate-your-identity 
Related link: http://dspacedirect.org/benefits

DSpaceDirect Details: You-Pick Features That Communicate Your Identity  
Welcome two new DuraSpace services customers University of Scranton, Southwestern University, and Northern Kentucky University.
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/welcome-two-new-dspacedirect-and-duracloud-customers
Related links: http://dspacedirect.org/http://duracloud.org/

INVITATION: Sign Up to Learn More About DSpaceDirect and IR Requirements
Are you intrigued by DSpaceDirect? Find out how your institution can benefit from the low-cost and full DSpace repository features of the new DSpaceDirect hosted repository solution by signing up for "DSpaceDirect Details".
Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/invitation-sign-learn-more-about-dspacedirect-and-ir-requirements

 Sign up for DSpaceDirect Details: contact  cmmorris@duraspace.org


VIVO

CALL: VIVO 2014 Conference, Aug. 6-8, Austin, Texas

The 2014 VIVO conference will be held Aug. 6-8, 2014 in Austin, Texas and will explore how to participate in and best take advantage of the emerging Linked Open Data world encompassing and expanding our understanding of the rapidly growing network of information describing and interlinking researchers and research. How can we contribute?  
Read the post: 
http://duraspace.org/call-vivo-2014-conference-aug-6-8-austin-texas 
Related link: 
http://vivoweb.org/


DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS

This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.

IRIS Brings the History of Science to Life
In the spring of 2013, the Lille 1 University - Science and Technology embarked on a mission to re-imagine online access to collections with an extraordinary historical value. 
 
 
Open Repository Debuts in Mexico with New Monterrey-Based Client 
Open Repository is delighted to announce an agreement with the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey ( ITESM) to host their DSpace institutional repository.  
 

COMMUNITY

OR2014 Sponsorship Opportunities: Reach Digital Preservation, Archiving, Access and Technology Leaders and Developers 
Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the International Conference on Open Repositories(OR2014). 
Read the post: 
http://duraspace.org/or2014-sponsorship-opportunities-reach-digital-preservation-archiving-access-and-technology-leaders 
Related link: 
http://or2014.helsinki.fi/?page_id=375

NEW ISSUE: Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter 
The March, 2014 issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is now available. 
Read the post: 
http://duraspace.org/new-issue-library-congress-digital-preservation-newsletter 
Related link: 
http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/newsletter/201403.pdf

A View from Code4Lib 2014 

Most hotels do not have large groups of high energy, motivated technologists all together at the same time to pound on a wi-fi network-coding, tweeting, wiki editing and chatting on IRC channels with multiple devices. 

Read the posthttp://duraspace.org/view-code4lib-2014 

Related linkhttp://code4lib.org/conference/2014


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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