Vol. 6, Issue 8, September 2014

Vol. 6, Issue 8, September 2014

The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases, and opportunities of interest to the DuraSpace community.
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In this issue

DuraSpace News

  • PROGRESS REPORT: DuraSpace 2014 Membership Campaign Update
  • Announcing Series Eight in the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series
  • DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series 9: Early Advantage: Introducing New Fedora 4.0 Repositories

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace

  • German DSpace User Group Meeting Set for Oct. 28
  • Contribute, and Learn More About the New Features in DSpace 5
  • REGISTER: ADVANCED DSPACE TRAINING

Fedora

  • Introducing Fedora 4.0 Beta 3
  • Update 5: Beta Pilot Projects Set to Kick-Off
  • Islandora 7.x-1.4 Release Timeline
  • Islandora Camp Set for Denver, Colorado, Oct. 13-15
  • AVAILABLE: The April-June 2014 Quarterly Report from Fedora

VIVO

  • REGISTER: VIVO Project to Host Hackathon at Cornell, Oct. 13-15

DuraSpace Services

  • Digital Preservation Services Highlighted in POWRR Report

DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

  • CINECA and DSpace
  • Open Repository: Work, Plus Hack Day Fun

Community

  • Proposed Changes to Ranking Web of World Repositories

DURASPACE NEWS

PROGRESS REPORT: DuraSpace 2014 Membership Campaign Update
Many thanks to those in our community who have become 2014 DuraSpace Members.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2258
Related link: http://duraspace.org/about_membership

Announcing Series Eight in the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series
DuraSpace is pleased to announce its latest Hot Topics Webinar Series, Series 8: Doing It: How Non-ARL Institutions are Managing Digital Collections.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2286
Related link: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9t5q99jd3...

DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series 9: Early Advantage: Introducing New Fedora 4.0 Repositories
DuraSpace is pleased to announce its latest Hot Topics Webinar Series: Early Advantage: Introducing New Fedora 4.0 Repositories
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2300
Related link: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9urd50413...

Visit the DuraSpace Community Calendar or our recent Event Blog Posts for a comprehensive online view of upcoming community events.

DURASPACE PROJECTS

DSpace

German DSpace User Group Meeting Set for Oct. 28
The University Library of Technische Universität Berlin would like to invite DSpace users to a German DSpace User Group Meeting to be held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2256

Contribute, and Learn More About the New Features in DSpace 5
The DSpace 5.0 Release Team is working on another exciting release of DSpace in the works that has been growing steadily over the past few months.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2276
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+Release+5.0+Status

REGISTER: ADVANCED DSPACE TRAINING
In response to overwhelming community demand, we are happy to announce the dates for an in-person, 3-day Advanced DSpace Course in Austin October 22-24, 2014.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2283
Related link: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9sjctj681...

Fedora

Introducing Fedora 4.0 Beta 3
DuraSpace and the Fedora community of users and developers are pleased to announce that the Fedora 4.0 platform is one step closer to a full production version of the software with the release of Fedora 4.0 Beta 3.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2267
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+4.0+Beta+3+Release+Notes

Update 5: Beta Pilot Projects Set to Kick-Off
This is the fifth in a series of updates on the status of Fedora 4.0.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2270
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/2014-09-05+Fedora+4.0+Status+Update

Islandora 7.x-1.4 Release Timeline
Islandora is pleased to announce that the upcoming 7.x-1.4 release is well underway!
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2273
Related link: http://islandora.ca/

Islandora Camp Set for Denver, Colorado, Oct. 13-15
Hosted by theUniversity of Denver in association with the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, this first Central-US camp will take place October 13-15, 2014.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2274
Related link: http://islandora.ca/camps/co2014

Islandora Camp Set for Denver, Colorado, Oct. 13-15
Islandora camps are a great opportunity to receive hands-on training experience as both a developer and administrator of the Islandora framework.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2274
Related link: http://islandora.ca/content/islandora-camp-co-2014-registration

AVAILABLE: The April-June 2014 Quarterly Report from Fedora
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2282

VIVO

REGISTER: VIVO Project to Host Hackathon at Cornell, Oct. 13-15
The VIVO Project is hosting a hackathon event on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York from October 13-15.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2272
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/VIVO/Hackathon+October+2014+at+Cornell

DURASPACE SERVICES

Interested in learning more about how DuraCloud, DSpaceDirect, or both may be a good fit for you?
Simply submit your information and we will get back to you shortly!
For more information about DuraCloud, please visit: http://duracloud.org/account-inquiry
To request details about DSpaceDirect, simply to go: http://dspacedirect.org/inquiry

Digital Preservation Services Highlighted in POWRR Report
The recent POWRR white paper entitled 'From Theory to Action: Good Enough Digital Preservation for Under-Resourced Cultural Heritage Institutions', was eagerly downloaded more than 1,000 times in the first 48 hours after its release.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2275
Related link: http://powrr-wiki.lib.niu.edu/index.php/File:FromTheoryToAction_POWRR_Wh...

DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS

This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.

CINECA:
CINECA and DSpace
In August Cineca started work on two different projects related to DSpace.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2299
Related links: http://www.nie.edu.sg/, http://www.eurocris.org/Index.php?page=homepage&t=1

Open Repository:
Open Repository: Work, Plus Hack Day Fun
In tandem with the summer conference season, it's been a busy couple of months within the Open Repository team, with lots of smaller but significant pieces of platform development and new client builds taking up the bulk of our time.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2297
Related link: http://www.neo4j.org/

COMMUNITY

Proposed Changes to Ranking Web of World Repositories
The "The Ranking Web of World Repositories" is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC).
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2257
Related link: http://repositories.webometrics.info/en/node/26

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