Ithaca, NY Registration is open for the second in the 2012 series of curated web seminars in Hot Topics: The DuraSpace Community Webinar Series. DuraSpace web seminars fill up fast so register today to save your spot.
Hot Topics: The DuraSpace Community Webinar Series Series two curated by Karen Cariani, WGBH Boston: Managing and Preserving Audio and Vdeo in your Digital Repository
Community-based solution to help Internet2 members preserve scholarly, scientific and cultural heritage for future generations
Arlington, VA DuraSpace and Internet2 announced today at the Spring 2012 Internet2 Member Meeting that Internet2 members now have automatic access to DuraCloud [http://duracloud.org], a trusted service for archiving and managing content in the cloud featuring one-click creation of many copies, in multiple locations with several providers.
Ithaca, NY Content replication across cloud storage providers is a key factor in meeting higher education and research requirements for taking advantage of the cloud. As Kyle Johnson reported in the April 19 WIRED Cloudline post, "DuraCloud Protects Against Cloud Failures" [link: http://www.wired.com/cloudline/2012/04/duracloud/], DuraCloud's one-click access to multiple cloud storage providers can ensure that irreplaceable content is preserved in multiple spaces simultaneously.
Houston, Tx Digital Scholarship (http://bit.ly/172mLs) has released the Research Data Curation Bibliography. It includes over 100 selected English-language articles and technical reports that are useful in understanding the curation of digital research data in academic and other research institutions.
From Stuart Macdonald, on behalf of the OR12 organizing committee
Edinburgh, UK We are pleased to announce that delegate registration for Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2012) is now open via the conference electronic payment system [link: http://or2012.ed.ac.uk/registration/]. The early booking rate of £295 ($470) is available until May 21. The Conference will be held July 9-13, 2012 in Edinburgh.
Atlanta, GA Please register for the latest iteration of CURATEcamp, a curation technology unconference, to scrutinize all things digital curation in Atlanta May 7-8. At this point, we do not have a particular camp theme, such as microservices or metadata. Depending on participant interest, topic choices are subject to change!
Registration is now open for the Jasig Sakai Joint Conference, to be held June 10-15, 2012 in Atlanta. The theme this year is "Growing Community; Growing Possibilities: Open innovative technologies for learning, teaching, and research".