Vol. 6, Issue 10, November 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

  • REGISTER for Upcoming Hot Topics-DuraSpace Community Webinars
  • Hot Topics Webinar Recordings Available

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace

  • The DSpace 5.0 Testathon Begins Nov 10, 2014-Users/Feedback Wanted!
  • DSpace 5.0 Feature Preview Focus: An Improved User Interface on Any Device
  • DSpace User Group Meeting Held in Berlin
  • REGISTER: Advanced DSpace Training Rescheduled

Fedora

  • The Islandora Foundation Releases Islandora 7.1.4
  • Recordings available for the Fedora 4.0 Webinar Series
  • Fedora 4 at the 2014 eResearch Australasia Conference
  • Quarterly Report from Fedora, July - September 2014

VIVO

  • EarthCube Project: Connecting the Many Dimensions of Geoscience Research Data with VIVO
  • Yaffle: Memorial University's VIVO-Based Solution to Support Knowledge Mobilization in Newfoundland and Labrador

DuraSpace Services

  • Announcing DuraCloud™ @TDL for Digital Preservation

DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

  • Tutorial: Set Up Your Own DSpace Development Environment
  • DSpace-CRIS at the euro CRIS Strategic Membership Meeting
  • DSquare Technologies-New DuraSpace Registered Service Provider for DSpace in India
  • Open Repository and Practical Action Repository Launch

Community

  • CALL for Proposals: Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories 2015
  • SLIDES AVAILABLE: New England National Digital Stewardship Alliance Regional Meeting

DURASPACE NEWS

REGISTER for Upcoming Hot Topics-DuraSpace Community Webinars
Register to tune-in to the following free DuraSpace Community Webinars: "Doing It: How Non-ARL Institutions are Managing Digital Collections" and "All About the SHared Access Research Ecosystem (SHARE)."
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2349
Related links: Register for "Doing It: How Non-ARL Institutions are Managing Digital Collections"
Register for "All About the SHared Access Research Ecosystem (SHARE)"

Hot Topics Webinar Recordings Available
Hot Topics: The DuraSpace Community Webinar Series present big picture strategic issues by matching community experts with current topics of interest. View two recent webinars, "Trends Toward Hosted Service Adoption and Implementation for Managing Digital Collections" and "SHARE: An Overview," both a part of the Hot Topics series
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2381
Related link: http://duraspace.org/hot-topics

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

DURASPACE PROJECTS

DSpace

The DSpace 5.0 Testathon Begins Nov 10, 2014-Users/Feedback Wanted!
The first Release Candidate for DSpace 5.0 will be made available for testing on November 6, 2014.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2352 
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+Release+5.0+Status

DSpace 5.0 Feature Preview Focus: An Improved User Inverface on Any Device
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/2376
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+Release+5.0+Status

DSpace User Group Meeting Held in Berlin
In October 26 participants from 16 institutions attended a German DSpace User Group Meeting hosted by the University Library of the Technische Universität Berlin
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2383
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/German+DSpace+User+Group+Meeting+2014

REGISTER: Advanced DSpace Training Rescheduled
We are happy to announce the re-scheduled dates for the in-person, 3-day Advanced DSpace Course in Austin March 17-19, 2015. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2382
Related link: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ea5m1cshf647dc83&llr=5iy95gcab

Fedora

The Islandora Foundation Releases Islandora 7.1.4
The Islandora Foundation is extremely pleased to announce the release of Islandora 7.x-1.4.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2346
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/ISLANDORA714/Release+Notes+and+Downloads

Recordings available for the Fedora 4.0 Webinar Series
On November 5, 2014 the Hot Topics DuraSpace Community Webinar series, "Early Advantage: Introducing New Fedora 4.0 Repositories," concluded with its final webinar, "Fedora 4.0 in Action at Penn State and Stanford."
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2357
Related link: http://duraspace.org/hot-topics

Fedora 4 at the 2014 eResearch Australasia Conference
More than 400 delegates made the trip to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in October to learn about current best practices in research support and to share innovative examples and ideas at the eResearch Australasia Conference.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2359
Related link: http://conference.eresearch.edu.au/

Quarterly Report from Fedora, July - September 2014
Fedora Development - In the past quarter, the development team released two Beta releases of Fedora 4.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2378

VIVO

EarthCube Project: Connecting the Many Dimensions of Geoscience Research Data with VIVO
Being able to discover data and understand the connections among earth and atmospheric field experiments, research teams, datasets, research instruments, and published findings is a key objective of the U.S. National Science Foundation's EarthCube Project program.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2351
Related link: http://earthcube.org/

Yaffle: Memorial University's VIVO-Based Solution to Support Knowledge Mobilization in Newfoundland and Labrador
One particular VIVO project that demonstrates the spirit of open access principles is Yaffle.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2380
Related link: http://www.yaffle.ca/

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

Announcing DuraCloud™ @TDL for Digital Preservation
The Texas Digital Library (TDL) is pleased to announce the development of cost-effective, easy-to-use digital preservation storage for its member institutions through DuraCloud™ @TDL.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2374
Related link: http://tdl.org/duracloud

DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS

This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.

CINECA:
DSpace-CRIS at the euro CRIS Strategic Membership Meeting
During the recent euroCRIS Strategic Membership Meeting held in Amsterdam November 11-13 Cineca had the opportunity to present a new version of DSpace-CRIS with DSpace 4.2. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2385
Related link: http://cineca.github.io/dspace-cris/

DSquare:
DSquare Technologies-New DuraSpace Registered Service Provider for DSpace in India
Earlier this year DSquare Technologies [1] opened its doors to provide libraries, businesses and government agencies across India and beyond key DSpace support services and innovative end-to-end repository solutions including add-ons to DSpace functionality.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2348 

Open Repository:
Open Repository and Practical Action Repository Launch
In the April 2014 newsletter, Open Repository announced an agreement with the Practical Action Group to build and host their institutional repository.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2384
Related link: http://practicalaction.org/

COMMUNITY

CALL for Proposals: Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories 2015
The Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2015, will be held on June 8-11, 2015 in Indianapolis (Indiana, USA). 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2372
Related link: http://www.or2015.net/

SLIDES AVAILABLE: New England National Digital Stewardship Alliance Regional Meeting
The New England National Digital Stewardship Alliance regional meeting was held on October 30 and hosted by the Five College Digital Preservation Task Force at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2375
Related link: Slides

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