Ithaca, NY EDUCAUSE (http://www.educause.edu/) members interest in strategies and issues around cloud computing was reflected in many questions following the EDUCAUSE Live! web seminar presented by DuraSpace CEO Michele Kimpton and Chief Strategy Officer Jonathan Markow on Feb 29, 2012.
Ithaca, NY @tmire has published an analysis of the recent CSIC Cybermetrics Lab (Spain) Top Institutional Repositories Ranking on @mire's just-released, redesigned web site (http://atmire.com/). Author Bram Luyten, Head of Sales and Marketing, @mire, points out that ongoing changes to the ranking algorithm and internal search engine algorithms can cause changes in a repository's rank from one edition of the report to the next.
Ithaca, NY Please join Michele Kimpton, Chief Executive Officer of DuraSpace and Jonathan Markow, Chief Strategy Officer of DuraSpace for an EDUCAUSE Live! presentation about how the DuraCloud open source solution can help higher education manage and persist content in the cloud working with multiple cloud providers, both commercial and noncommercial.
WEB SEMINAR-DuraCloud: A Community Cloud for Higher Education
WHEN-February 29, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET
PRESENTERS-Michele Kimpton, Jonathan Markow
Ithaca, NY DSpace (http://DSpace.org) is an out-of-the-box open source repository software package for creating repositories focused on delivering digital content to end users, and providing a full set of tools for managing and preserving content within the application.
Ithaca, NY In September of 2011 the Islandora and Discovery Garden teams hosted the annual Red Island Repository Institute (RIRI) on Prince Edward Island in Canada. The six-day event featured two tracks focused on digital humanities and science data.
From Abigail Potter, Communications Officer, IIPC, Program Officer, NDIIPP, Library of Congress
Washington, DC The International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) 2012 General Assembly will meet at the Library of Congress April 30 - May 4, 2012 to explore "The Broad Value of Web Archives: Demonstrated Use." The IIPC acquires, preserves and makes accessible knowledge and information from the Internet for future generations everywhere, promoting global exchange and international relations.