MEET the Fedora Camp NYC Instructors; Curriculum Available

Mon, 2016-08-22 12:51 -- carol

Austin, TX  Fedora Camp NYC, hosted by Columbia University Libraries, will be offered at Columbia University’s Butler Library in New York City November 28-30, 2016. Final details–instructors and curriculum are now available on the wiki.

Fedora experts will be on hand to lead participants through the basics leading towards an understanding of advanced concepts–no prior Fedora 4 experience is required. Participants will come away with a deep dive Fedora 4 learning experience coupled with multiple opportunities for applying hands-on techniques working with experienced trainers and Fedora gurus. The Fedora Camp NYC instructor team includes:

  • Diego Pino Navarro, digital repository developer, Metropolitan New York Library Council

  • Trey Pendragon, digital infrastructure developer, Princeton University Library

  • Nick Ruest, digital assets librarian, York University Libraries

  • Adam Wead, analyst/developer, Penn State University

  • David Wilcox, Fedora product manager, DuraSpace

  • Andrew Woods, Fedora tech lead, DuraSpace

Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora 4, the latest production version of Fedora, features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity, ease of use and more. Fedora Camp offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora 4.

The camp curriculum provides a comprehensive overview of Fedora 4 by exploring such topics as:

  • Core features

  • External Integrations

  • Data modeling and linked data

  • Hydra and Islandora

  • Migrating to Fedora 4

  • Deploying Fedora 4 in production

Register today and join us in New York! Attendance is limited to the first 40 registrants. Payment is due upon registration.  While an invoice option is available, please note that the invoice must be paid within 30 days of receipt or registration will be canceled. Local accommodations are available at a reduced rate. See the wiki for more details.

Cancellations must be made by October 28, 2016 to receive a refund (minus a $35 administrative fee).  Cancellations after this date will not be eligible to receive a refund. Contact David Wilcox <dwilcox@duraspace.org> with questions.

 

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