Montpellier, France The upcoming "Jailbreaking the PDF" hackathon (http://scholrev.org/hackathon) will be held Monday, May 27 in Montpellier, France at the Agence Bibliographique de l'enseignement Superieur (ABES):
Winchester, MA Today the DuraSpace organization announced the launch of the 2013 Sponsorship Program encouraging users of DSpace and Fedora technologies for durable access to invest in our digital future by becoming DuraSpace sponsors. The annual campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of the DSpace and Fedora open source software which is available free of charge. DuraSpace relies on financial support from the organizations that directly benefit from using DSpace and Fedora to continue to meet the changing needs of our communities.
Washington, DC Launched in 2010, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is a collaborative effort among 145 government agencies, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and businesses to establish, maintain, and advance the capacity to preserve our nation's digital resources for the benefit of present and future generations. The NDSA supports activities which advance digital stewardship in all its forms.
Dryad recently launched a redesigned web site powered by DSpace at http://datadryad.org with lots of new content. The Dryad Digital Repository is a curated resource that makes the data underlying scientific publications discoverable, freely reusable, and citable providing a general-purpose home for diverse datatypes.
Winchester, MA DuraSpace is pleased to announce its latest Hot Topics Webinar Series, VIVO: Research Discovery and Networking. DuraSpace web seminars fill up fast so be sure to reserve your spot today!
Hot Topics: The DuraSpace Community Webinar Series Series Five: VIVO–Research Discovery and Networking
From Jon Dunn, Sarah Shreeves (Program Co-Chairs) and Mark Leggott (Conference Chair)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CA The Eigth International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2013) is just around the corner–July 8-12 in beautiful Prince Edward Island. We had an awesome response to the request for proposals. An initial list of sessions is available at:
Winchester, MA The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) faces, "Exponential growth in storage required for the preservation of digital collections consisting of images, audio, video, text, and other formats" in pursuit of their long-standing mission: