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OCT. 27: An In-depth Fedora Tutorial for Developers

Ithaca, NY Please join Thorny Staples, DuraSpace Director of Community Strategy and Alliances and Fedora Project Lead, on Wednesday October 27, 2010 at 4:00 pm ET for a free technical overview of the Fedora (flexible–extensible–digital–object–repository–architecture) platform for DSpace developers and anyone who would like to understand more about what’s going on under the Fedora “hood.” The presentation will include examples of how Fedora can be implemented to facilitate scholarship in humanities and scientific research by connecting data, resources, policies and workflows to effectively manage and access data and information in distributed locations.

To join the web seminar go to on October 27 at 4:00 pm ET and login. No pre-registration is required.


Dial-in number: 641-593-6241

Participant code: 7834995


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Topics to be covered will include:

• How Fedora addresses the hard problem of making complex digital information “durable”

• A deep dive into Fedora abstractions as a framework for durability

• A review of a Fedora data object as one unit of content

• Content access and management enabled with datastreams

• Content models: service objects, behaviors and data objects

• The utility of graphs of relationships among objects and units of content for greater user access and control

• RDF and PIDs

• The DuraCloud storage and compute service as the next step in making digital information durable

Please contact Carol Minton Morris if you have any questions.