From Geri Bunker Ingram, Manager of User Services for Digital Collection Services, OCLC Online Computer LIbrary Center, Inc.
Join us to learn how the University of Hawaii at Manoa is organizing their digital library and increasing its visibility by incorporating the newest features of OCLC’s WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway into their workflow. Hear how this free tool can help you increase readership of your digital materials by exposing them through WorldCat.org and WorldCat Local.
Submitted by Valorie_Hollister on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 9:55am
From Bram Luyten, @mire, a DuraSpace Registered Service Provider
Last week's DSpace User Group Meeting took place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kansas City (MO). 25 enthusiastic participants were welcomed by Valorie Hollister, the Duraspace Director of Community Programs.
Submitted by Valorie_Hollister on Fri, 03/23/2012 - 12:57pm
For anyone who was unable to attend SPARC's first Open Access Meeting or the DSpace User Group Meeting held in Kansas City last week there are many useful resources available to learn about what was presented and discussed.
Articles & Blog Posts
Submitted by Valorie_Hollister on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 10:46am
Do you have experience using DSpace or Fedora? Could you write a description of the Fedora Digital Object Data Model? Could you record a short screencast on how to maximize DSpace’s batch metadata editing feature? If so, you could win a $50 Amazon gift card!
Submitted by Valorie_Hollister on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 10:30am
Plans are in the works for a half day DSpace User Group Meeting from 8:30am to 1pm on March 14, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri, immediately following the SPARC Open Access Meeting (http://www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/oa12/) on March 11-13.
Submitted by Valorie_Hollister on Thu, 01/12/2012 - 10:23am
Ithaca, NY Earlier this year the DuraSpace organization asked partners, collaborators, colleagues and communities to join us in helping to address the world's most immediate data preservation needs by participating in our 2011 Sponsorship Campaign. Your response was heartening. Thanks to you we exceeded our goal and along with you have made significant progress towards meeting the challenges associated with preserving and providing access to a rapidly expanding sea of scientific, cultural and research data.
Submitted by Valorie_Hollister on Wed, 12/21/2011 - 1:42pm
From the DSpace Community Advisory Team
At the request of the DSpace Committers and Developers, the DSpace Community Advisory Team (DCAT) has begun an effort to build a community consensus on improving the metadata support in future DSpace releases. Last month this process began with a community survey to collect feedback on what improvements organizations would like to see relative to metadata support in DSpace.
Submitted by Valorie_Hollister on Tue, 12/20/2011 - 11:04am