VIVO Updates April 29 — Sprint Progress Report, Leadership Group Election

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From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Outreach and Engagement Call this Thursday  May 3, 1PM US Eastern time, the Outreach and Engagement Interest Group will have its monthly call.  All are welcome! Sprint Progress Report As you may know, VIVO is in the midst of its first community sprint.  The sprint started last Monday and continues through this Friday.  Learn more here:  Sprint 1… Read more »

All Skills Needed: Collaborate on DuraCloud during the Mozilla Global Sprint on May 10-11

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Whatever your skill level or expertise, the Mozilla Global Sprint needs you! Register to participate and you’ll have the opportunity to work on our project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License on May 10-11. Our goals for the two-day virtual event are to work with a diverse group of collaborators from a variety of backgrounds and skill sets in whatever capacity… Read more »

Registration Open: “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?”

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DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?” on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 1:00p.m. ET.  Presented by Heather Greer Klein, DuraSpace Services Coordinator. Many institutions and organizations are looking to secure their data in the cloud, but have concerns about preservation best practices and local technical… Read more »

4Science: New Features for DSpace CRIS/GLAM and DSpace 7

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From Claudio Cortese, 4Science During the first months of the year, 4Science continued to develop new functions for DSpace-CRIS andDSpace-GLAM, as well as a submission module of the new Angular interface for DSpace 7. Through the integration with GROBID Library, DSpace-CRIS now leverages machine learning technologies for extracting information directly from PDF publications. Metadata such as title, authors, abstract, keywords, identifiers,… Read more »

DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event

We’d like to invite you to the first DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event with our Strategic Partner euroCRIS. The DSpace and CRIS Systems one-day Workshop will focus on interoperability between DSpace repositories and CRIS systems prior to the CRIS 2018 Conference in Umeå, Sweden, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. During the DSpace and CRIS systems workshop, DSpace users will have a great opportunity… Read more »

Recording Available: “Making DSpace Your Own”

On April 24th Terry Brady, Applications Programmer Analyst  at Georgetown University Library presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar, “Making DSpace Your Own.”  During this one-hour webinar Terry presented a tutorial that guided attendees towards implementing some common customizations to their local DSpace instance. The webinar recording and presentation slides are available at http://duraspace.org/duraspace-solutions/. This series was brought to… Read more »

Cloud Academy Collaboration to Create Technology Jobs for Disadvantaged Youth

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DuraSpace is collaborating with Digital Divide Data (DDD), a non-profit social enterprise creating sustainable digital and  technology jobs for disadvantaged, underprivileged, and underserved youth communities worldwide. DDD provides technical training for youth by partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Together they formed a Cloud Academy in Nairobi, Kenya in January 2017 with a goal to teach AWS… Read more »

Register Today: Islandora Camps

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The Islandora community is hosting multi-day learning seminars called Islandora Camps this summer. The camps will be in Limerick, Ireland (Islandora CampEU18, June 20-22) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Islandora Camp HRM, July 18-20). Islandora Camps provide focused training on administering Islandora combined with sessions from the community showcasing innovative implementations and initiatives. Camps offer both administrative and developer tracks.… Read more »

Hyku News: Service Providers Collaborate to Pursue Hyku Development Goals

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Service providers interested in offering hosted Hyku repository services have begun meeting regularly to collaborate on development goals. Service providers working on the initiative include CoSector, Data Curation Experts, DuraSpace, Notch8, Stanford University Libraries, Texas Digital Library, and Ubiquity Press. Service provider representatives discussed how to work together to advance development goals without duplicating effort. Addressing current issues related to bulk import and updating… Read more »

CALL for Participation: The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018

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From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code GmbH The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018 will take place at the university library of Technische Universität Berlin, on Thursday, 13th September 2018. It is organized by the university library of Technische Universität Berlin and The Library Code GmbH. This meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. After the success of the… Read more »