London, UK BGI, the worlds largest genomics institute, and BioMed Central, a leader in scientific data sharing, aim to revolutionize science publishing with the launch of GigaScience, a new open access, open data journal with a scope that embraces all life science research that generates big data.
Ithaca, NY Recordings of DuraCloud monthly "Brown Bag" web events are available to familiarize customers and the general public with the nuts and bolts of how to use DuraCloud. Each 30-minute demonstration and/or discussion of new features, common use cases, and frequently asked questions is followed by an informal question and answer session. Since the DuraCloud Brown Bag Series was launched earlier this year topics have included (click to view recordings):
Edinburgh, Scotland The Open Repositories Conference Steering Committee is pleased to announce that the Eighth Annual International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2013) will take place on Prince Edward Island in July of 2013. This will mark the first time that Open Repositories has been held in Canada.
The Host Organising Committee for OR2013 add:
The University of Prince Edward Island, and DiscoveryGarden are pleased to announce that Prince Edward Island has been selected as the location for Open Repositories 2013!
From Stuart Macdonald & William Nixon on behalf of OR2012 Organising Committee
Edinburgh, Scotland As we count down to the Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2012) on 9-13 July, 2012 we are pleased to announce that we have well in excess of 300 delegates registered for OR2012!
From Andrea Higginbotham, Communications Mangager, SPARC
Washington, DC This year's Open Access Week theme is "Set the Default to Open Access" for Open Access Week (October 22 – 28, 2012). Our first online event to launch this year’s events will be a webcast with three speakers who will showcase the state of open access in each of their countries.
A recording of “Describing Audio & Video Digital Media with Metadata” presented by Kara Van Malssen and Chris Beer is now available: http://duraspace.org/web_seminars. This web seminar is part of the Hot Topics DuraSpace Community Webinar Series “All About Audio and Video Content in Repositories,” curated by Karen Cariani, WGBH Boston.