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JOIN US for DSpaceDirect Demos at the "Discover DSpace" ACRL Booth

Winchester, MA  Find out how DSpace services offered by @mire (http://atmire.com/) and DuraSpace (http://duraspace.org), will help you make the most of your digital content at the "Discover DSpace" booth (1326) at ACRL (April 10-13, 2013).

@mire will showcase new functionality for its suite of DSpace add-on modules. As a visitor you will have the chance to participate in a contest to win one of these modules for your own DSpace repository.

Looking into the Future of DSpace and Fedora

The 2013 DuraSpace Sponsors Summit Meeting Report

Winchester, MA  Earlier this month DuraSpace hosted a 2-day Sponsor Summit Meeting for more than 60 sponsors from 54 organizations in Baltimore to "move the needle" towards a digital future that meets shared needs through investment in DSpace and Fedora. Meeting materials are available here:
 
Summit Overview: http://bit.ly/YcEri5

Register for Open Apereo 2013 (Jasig/Sakai)

From Ian Dolphin, Executive Director, Apereo Foundation Patty Gertz, Associate Director, Apereo Foundation Jim Helwig, Planning Committee Chair Alan Regan, Program Committee Chair

‘Dealing with Data–What’s the Role for the Library?’: Joint OpenAIRE/LIBER Workshop, Ghent, 5/28

Ghent, Belgium  Registration is open for a joint OpenAIRE/LIBER workshop that will explore where the library sits in relation to supporting research data management, and what future expectations for libraries might be. The workshop is an ELAG (European Library Automation Group) 2013 free pre-conference event to be held in Ghent, Belgium May 28-31, 2013.

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WATCH: ​Wikipedia and Libraries: What's the Connection?

From Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, CNI 

Washington, DC  Wikipedia and Libraries: What's the Connection?, a project briefing presented at CNI's fall 2012 membership meeting by Merrilee Proffitt of OCLC and Sara Snyder of the Smithsonian Institution, is now available on CNI's two video channels:

YouTube: http://youtu.be/a6Qs-_51Qko
Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/61522767

AVAILABLE–Supplement to Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works

From Charles W. Bailey, Jr, Publisher, Digital Scholarship

Houston, TX  Digital Scholarship has released the Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works, 2012 Supplement:

http://digital-scholarship.org/dcbw/s1/dcbw-s1.htm

The 2012 supplement to the Digital Curation Bibliography:

"Side by Side" Documentary Explores Evolution of Movie Production and Archiving

Winchester, MA For more than a century movie makers told stories and explained our world in moving pictures using film. The entire process–from creation promotion, distribution, preservation and archiving–has undergone a rapid technological change from traditional chemical-based film processes to all digital.

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