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"Jailbreaking the PDF" Hackathon

From Alexander Garcia and Alex Garcia-Castro

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):

http://www.abes.fr/Connaitre-l-ABES/Presentation-de-l-ABES.

Do Your Part to Invest in Our Digital Future: Become a Sponsor of DuraSpace

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.

UPDATES from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA)

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.

CALL: 2013 DLF Forum, Austin, Nov. 3-6

From Louisa Kwasigroch, Digital Library Federation, Council on Library and Information Resources

Washington, DC  The 2013 Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum is seeking proposals for presentations, panel discussions, workshops, research updates, and hands-on, problem-solving sessions.

Dryad Launches Redesigned DSpace-based Web Site

From Laura Wendell, Executive Director, Dryad

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.

REGISTER for the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series: VIVO–Research Discovery and Networking

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


OR2013 Update: Early Bird Registration, Hackfest, Developer Challenge and More

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:

http://or2013.net/content/accepted-sessions

How Does DuraCloud Stack-up: Minnesota Historical Society Report Compares Cloud Storage Providers and Services

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:

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