INVITATION: DSpace User Group Meeting in Tübingen, Germany

Fri, 2015-08-21 12:08 -- carol

From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, University Library Tübingen

Winchester, MA  The German DSpace User Group was reconstituted in October of 2014. The DSpace German-speaking community now has the opportunity to talk about DSpace topics face-to-face.

You are cordially invited to a German DSpace User Group meeting hosted by the University Library Tübingen. The event will take place on Monday, October 5, 2015, at the Tübingen University Library, Schulungsraum Bonatzbau (B004) from 11:00 AM to 17:00 PM. Please register by email to peter.rempis@uni-tuebingen.de.

Possible topics include (other suggestions are very welcome):

• Since our last meeting, DSpace was introduced at additional
   German institutions. Reporting of Scenarios and objectives of
   these installations.

• Experiences with DSpace 5. Information regarding
   the upcoming release of DSpace 6.

• Reports on various developments interesting for
   German / German-speaking DSpace installations. For example
   the DSpace connection to DINI OAS
   (Http://www.dini.de/projekte/oa-statistik/).

• Introduction of some DSpace developer/service provider companies

• Discussion of the possibilities of organizing and financing
   jointly planned DSpace adjustments to be included in the release.
   Also: How can policy-makers (directorates, etc.) be motivated
   for financing contributions to the releases?
 

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