Vol. 6, Issue 9, October 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

  • Letter from DuraSpace CEO Michele Kimpton
  • PARTICIPATE: DuraSpace Projects Launch Leadership Group Elections
  • Introducing the DuraSpace Open Access Week 2014 "Sampler"
  • Registration Open: SHARE Hot Topics Community Webinar Series 

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace

  • DCAT: Amplifying Your Voice
  • DSpace Open Access Repositories

Fedora

  • On the Road with Fedora 4
  • Recording Available: "Fedora 4.0 in Action at The Art Institute of Chicago and UCSD"
  • WATCH NOW: Fedora 4 Training
  • Fedora in Action: the Flexible and Extensible Digital Repository Platform
  • Fedora 4.0 Update: Fall 2014 Outreach and Trainin

VIVO

  • Don't Miss the 6th Annual VIVO Conference!
  • VIVO Data from Mars: LASP, VIVO, and MAVEN
  • The Fall 2014 VIVO Hackathon Report
  • Discover VIVO: An Open International Network Connecting Research and Researchers
  • Evolving Role of VIVO in Research and Scholarly Networks Presented at the Thomson Reuters CONVERIS™ Global User Group Meeting

DuraSpace Services

  • Webinar Recording Available
  • The Archivematica + DuraCloud "Soup-to-Nuts" Preservation Service Launches a Beta Test
  • DSpaceDirect: Your Hosted "DSpace in the Cloud"
  • New Open Source Preservation Solution-Run Archivematica 1.3.0 Locally or in DuraCloud

DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

  • DSpace-CRIS News from CINECA

Community

  • Announcing the Release of the 2015 National Agenda For Digital Stewardship
  • NEW tool for Archiving Social Media-Instagram and Facebook
  • Digital Preservation Network (DPN) Launches Member Content Pilot
  • The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Archival Technology Medal Awarded to Neil Beagrie

DURASPACE NEWS

Letter from DuraSpace CEO Michele Kimpton
It is bittersweet as I announce my departure from DuraSpace.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2340
Related link: http://duraspace.org/jobs

PARTICIPATE: DuraSpace Projects Launch Leadership Group Elections
DuraSpace's open source projects-DSpace, Fedora, and VIVO-are officially launching the nominations phase of the Leadership Group elections to expand the community's role in setting strategic direction and priorities for each project.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2344
Related link: http://duraspace.org/about_membership

Introducing the DuraSpace Open Access Week 2014 "Sampler"
In celebration of Open Access Week 2014 October 20-24 the DuraSpace not-for-profit organization will offer a day-by-day  "sampler" highlighting institutions and organizations that are using the DSpace out-of the box repository application, the Fedora Repository platform, the VIVO networked semantic web application, and the easy-to-use, affordable, reliable, and most importantly hosted-by-us, DSpaceDirect service.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2319
Related link: http://duraspace.org/

Registration Open: SHARE Hot Topics Community Webinar Series
DuraSpace invites you to attend our tenth Hot Topics: The DuraSpace Community Webinar Series, "All About the SHared Access Research Ecosystem (SHARE)." 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2334
Related link: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9y5dixsa85aed9c&llr=5iy95gcab

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

DURASPACE PROJECTS

DSpace

DCAT: Amplifying Your Voice
Over the past few months, the DSpace Community Advisory Team (DCAT) has been engaged in outreach for increased global participation in the developing and funding of the DSpace project.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2305
Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/cmtygp/DSpace+Community+Advisory+Team

DSpace Open Access Repositories
DSpace enables the creation of simple open access repositories at organizations all over the world.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2321
Related link: http://www.dspace.org/

Fedora

On the Road with Fedora 4
Fedora project manager David Wilcox recently visited Karlsruhe, Germany and Amsterdam, Holland to talk with interested community members about innovations and opportunities around the upcoming public launch of Fedora 4 at several well-attended events.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2309
Related link: http://duraspace.org/node/2300

Recording Available: "Fedora 4.0 in Action at The Art Institute of Chicago and UCSD"
On October 15th DuraSpace presented "Fedora 4.0 in Action at The Art Institute of Chicago and UCSD."
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2316
Related link: http://duraspace.org/hot-topics

WATCH NOW: Fedora 4 Training
Have you been wondering about how Fedora 4 features will work for your organization? Two Fedora 4 training videos are now available on YouTube to watch at your convenience that will provide you with answers and how-tos.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2317
Related link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9jaFM0Q2h0&feature=youtu.be, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wbt0sPR-4E&feature=youtu.be

Fedora in Action: the Flexible and Extensible Digital Repository Platform
Fedora is a robust, modular repository system for the management and dissemination of digital content.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2325
Related link: http://fedorarepository.org/

Fedora 4.0 Update: Fall 2014 Outreach and Training
Members of the Fedora team have been engaged in outreach and training at multiple community events around the globe this fall.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2326
Related link: http://duraspace.org/node/2317

VIVO

Don't Miss the 6th Annual VIVO Conference! 
August 12 - 14, 2015, Cambridge, MA.  The VIVO conference provides a unique opportunity for people from across the country and around the world to come together in the spirit of promoting scholarly collaboration and research discovery.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2308
Related link: http://www.vivoweb.org/

VIVO Data from Mars: LASP, VIVO, and MAVEN
Ten months ago, the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (University of Colorado at Boulder) watched as the MAVEN spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base on board an Atlas V launch vehicle.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2313
Related link: http://www.vivoweb.org/

The Fall 2014 VIVO Hackathon Report
The Fall 2014 VIVO Hackathon took place at Cornell University's Mann Library in Ithaca, New York from Oct. 13-15.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2320
Related link: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B6osQY8NM9BGNHA0cmpiaUE2VzA&usp=sharing

Discover VIVO: An Open International Network Connecting Research and Researchers
VIVO is an open source semantic web application that enables the discovery of researchers and scholars and their interests, accomplishments, activities, datasets, and other related resources.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2331
Related link: http://vivoweb.org/

Evolving Role of VIVO in Research and Scholarly Networks Presented at the Thomson Reuters CONVERIS™ Global User Group Meeting
Thomson Reuters hosted a CONVERIS Global User Group Meeting for current and prospective users in Hatton Garden, London, on October 1-2, 2014. 
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2332
Related link: http://converis5.com/

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

Webinar Recording Available
The 8th DuraSpace Hot Topics Community Webinar Series, "Doing It: How Non-ARL Institutions are Managing Digital Collections" began October 2, 2014.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2311
Related link: http://duraspace.org/hot-topics

The Archivematica + DuraCloud "Soup-to-Nuts" Preservation Service Launches a Beta Test
The Archivematica + DuraCloud hosted service has launched a beta test with pilot partners that will be ongoing from October 2014 to January 2015.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2314
Related link: http://duracloud.org/archivematica

DSpaceDirect: Your Hosted "DSpace in the Cloud" 
DSpaceDirect is a hosted repository solution for low-cost discovery, access, archiving, and preservation.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2327
Related link: http://dspacedirect.org/

New Open Source Preservation Solution-Run Archivematica 1.3.0 Locally or in DuraCloud 
Artefactual has announced the release of Archivematica 1.3.0 with full DuraCloud integration.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2333
Related link: http://www.artefactual.com/

DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS

This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.

CINECA:
DSpace-CRIS News from CINECA
The University of Milan is the first Italian University where the new CRIS developed by Cineca is now running in production.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2339
Related link: http://www.cineca.it/en/content/iris-institutional-research-information-system

COMMUNITY

Announcing the Release of the 2015 National Agenda For Digital Stewardship
The 2015 National Agenda for Digital Stewardship has been released!
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2312
Related link: http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/ndsa/nationalagenda/index.html

NEW tool for Archiving Social Media-Instagram and Facebook
Digital conservator Dragan Espenschied and the crew at Rhizome, one of the leading platforms for new media art, have created a tool for archiving social media such as Instagram and Facebook.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2322
Related links: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/19/a-new-tool-to-preserve-moments-on-the-internet/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0, http://hyperallergic.com/157039/the-many-uses-of-rhizomes-new-social-media-preservation-tool/

Digital Preservation Network (DPN) Launches Member Content Pilot
The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) is a federation of more than 50 academic institutional members who are collaboratively developing the means to preserve the complete scholarly record for future generations.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2343
Related link: http://www.dpn.org/

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Archival Technology Medal Awarded to Neil Beagrie
At a ceremony in Hollywood on October 23, 2014, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) awarded the 2014 SMPTE Archival Technology Medal to Neil Beagrie in recognition of his long-term contributions to the research and implementation of strategies and solutions for digital preservation.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2345
Related link: https://www.smpte.org/

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