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From Open Repositories 2018 Program Co-Chairs Claire Knowles and Evviva Weinraub

Open Repositories 2018 is now calling for proposals around the theme of Sustaining Open.

http://www.or2018.net/call-for-papers/

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-20 10:31

euroCRIS, a Strategic Partner of DuraSpace, and OCLC Research, recently announced a jointly-developed

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-06 15:04

“Hyku” is the result of a thirty-month project to develop a scalable, performant and multi-tenant digital content repository solution within the Samvera (previously known as Hydra) framework. This work was done by Stanford University, DuraSpace, and The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) through a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-06 10:59

As described in the the Fedora API specification (specification charter), the specification is designed to:

  • Define the characteristics and expectations of how clients interact with Fedora implementations

  • Define such interactions such that an implementation's conformance is testable

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-10-26 09:52

From David Wilcox, DuraSpace  From the United Kingdom to Quebec to Japan, Fedora was well-traveled in September. 

Fedora and Samvera Camp

Submitted by kristi on 2017-10-18 08:36

DuraSpace invites the Community to nominate the next Board-Member-at-Large!  Nominations accepted through Friday, October 13th.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-10-11 09:25

Join experienced trainers and Fedora gurus at Fedora Camp, co-hosted by University of Texas Libraries and Texas Digital Library, to be held October 16-18 at the Perry-Castañeda Library at the University of Texas, Austin.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-10-09 07:54

Beginning today, we invite anyone in the community, DuraSpace members or non-members, to nominate an individual who you believe would be a good representative for the community.  All nominees must be from DuraSpace member organizations (see full list here) and Board-Member-at-Large candidates should be at the senior management level at their organizations, having fiscal and staffing responsibility.  And of course, they will, in your judgment, be able to bring the commitment, creativity, and dedication that the role calls for.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-10-02 11:55

DuraSpace is an international community dedicated to providing a welcoming, inclusive and positive experience for all members of our community. This includes formal gatherings, social settings, and online activities including mailing lists, wikis, web sites, IRC channels, Slack, and/or private correspondence. Accordingly, all community members are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout events and online as well as in-person interactions associated with Duraspace.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-09-28 11:50

This blog post was contributed by David W. Lewis, Dean of the IUPUI University Library, dlewis@iupui.edu This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license 

The Commitment: Every academic library should commit to contribute 2.5% of its total budget to support the common infrastructure needed to create the open scholarly commons.

Academic Libraries and the Open Scholarly Commons

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-09-26 15:56