DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series 9: Early Advantage: Introducing New Fedora 4.0 Repositories

Mon, 2014-09-29 10:56 -- kristi

Announcing Series 9 in the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series: Early Advantage: Introducing New Fedora 4.0 Repositories

Curated by David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager, DuraSpace

Fedora 4.0 Beta was released in June of 2014 with a full production release planned for later this year. Several institutions have already adopted Fedora 4.0 Beta and started designing and implementing pilot projects that take advantage of new features. This webinar series highlights four of these projects and explains why being an early adopter of Fedora 4.0 benefits institutions. Join curator and Fedora Product Manager David Wilcox, along with representatives from the Art Institute of Chicago, the University of California San Diego, Pennsylvania State University, and Stanford University, as they take you on a tour of innovative new Fedora 4.0 repositories.  

We hope you will join us for this series consisting of two, 1-hour webinars:

Fedora 4.0 in Action at The Art Institute of Chicago and UCSD -- Wednesday, October 15, 1:00pm ET

Presented by: Stefano Cossu, Data and Application Architect, Art Institute of Chicago and Esmé Cowles, Software Engineer, University of California San Diego

Join Stefano and Esmé as they showcase new pilot projects built on Fedora 4.0 Beta at the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of California San Diego. These projects demonstrate the value of adopting Fedora 4.0 Beta and taking advantage of new features and opportunities for enhancing repository data.

Fedora 4.0 in Action at Penn State and Stanford -- Wednesday, November 5, 1:00pm ET

Presented by: Adam Wead, Developer, Pennsylvania State University and Tom Cramer, Chief Technology Strategist and Associate Director of Digital Library Systems and Services, Stanford University

Adam and Tom will discuss pilot projects built on Fedora 4.0 Beta at Pennsylvania State University and Stanford University. These projects feature integrations with other applications, and demonstrate new capabilities that Fedora 4.0 Beta provides.

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