Boston, MA In January, the Boston Library Consortium hosted “Sloan Summit II: Open Access – Mission and Mandate,” at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. The Summit program provided an opportunity for University administrators, especially provosts and vice presidents of research, and Boston Library Consortium (BLC) members to explore open accessissues and determine appropriate activities for their institutions.
We are pleased to announce the release of Fedora GSearch version 2.4.1. The primary feature of GSearch is that it makes it relatively easy to make your digital contents in Fedora searchable for yourself and your end-users.
Ithaca, NY Get a sneak peak of the DuraCloud web interface, view the dashboard reporting features, as well as learn how to run DuraCloud services. The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) has invited the DuraCloud team to conduct an introductory webinar next Wednesday, Feburary 1:
Web Seminar: Introduction to the DuraCloud Service
Wednesday, Feburary 1, 2012 from 1:00pm -2:00pm ET
London, UK Today BioMed Central is pleased to announce that today, Oxfam GB adopts ‘Open Repository’ – the service from open access specialist BioMed Central, which allows organizations to build, launch, host and maintain their own repositories.
Ithaca, NY At many US web sites today visitors are being greeted with blacked out access to make the point that the Internet should be allowed to fulfill its potential for providing open access to research, culture and heritage through innovation.
Ithaca, NY The SWORD (Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit) protocol was developed in to 2007 make it easier for institutions to deposit research outputs in institutional repositories. In the Jan/Feb issue of D-Lib Magazine authors Stuart Lewis, The University of Auckland Library, Pablo de Castro, GrandIR, and Richard Jones, Cottage Labs present nine use cases identified by the SONEX and SWORD projects in an article, "SWORD: Facilitating Deposit Scenarios".