Tag: Announcements

Debra Hanken Kurtz, DuraSpace CEO, to join Arizona State University as Associate University Librarian

Debra Hanken Kurtz, DuraSpace CEO, to join Arizona State University as Associate University Librarian

Debra Hanken Kurtz will leave her post as CEO at DuraSpace to serve as the Associate University Librarian for Technology Services at Arizona State University Library. As of June 1, Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager at DuraSpace, will serve as the Interim Chief Executive Officer. Valorie Hollister, DuraSpace Director of Membership and Finance, and Bill… Read more »

All Skills Needed: Collaborate on DuraCloud during the Mozilla Global Sprint on May 10-11

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Whatever your skill level or expertise, the Mozilla Global Sprint needs you! Register to participate and you’ll have the opportunity to work on our project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License on May 10-11. Our goals for the two-day virtual event are to work with a diverse group of collaborators from a variety of backgrounds and skill sets in whatever capacity… Read more »

Cloud Academy Collaboration to Create Technology Jobs for Disadvantaged Youth

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DuraSpace is collaborating with Digital Divide Data (DDD), a non-profit social enterprise creating sustainable digital and  technology jobs for disadvantaged, underprivileged, and underserved youth communities worldwide. DDD provides technical training for youth by partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Together they formed a Cloud Academy in Nairobi, Kenya in January 2017 with a goal to teach AWS… Read more »

Register Today: Islandora Camps

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The Islandora community is hosting multi-day learning seminars called Islandora Camps this summer. The camps will be in Limerick, Ireland (Islandora CampEU18, June 20-22) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Islandora Camp HRM, July 18-20). Islandora Camps provide focused training on administering Islandora combined with sessions from the community showcasing innovative implementations and initiatives. Camps offer both administrative and developer tracks.… Read more »

DuraCloud Selected as a Featured Open Source Project for Mozilla Global Sprint

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DuraSpace is excited to announce that its project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License has been selected as a featured projectfor the Mozilla Foundation Global Sprint to be held May 10th-11th, 2018. The Global Sprint is a collaborative event meant to “hack and build projects for a healthy internet.” The Sprint will allow people from many backgrounds —… Read more »

Introducing VIVO Committer Benjamin Gross of Clarivate Analytics

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Benjamin Gross has been a VIVO committer for 3 years.  He is currently working at Clarivate Analytics. Prior to joining Clarivate, Benjamin developed Connect UNAVCO, a VIVO site for a geoscience and data-focused consortium. One of the recent developments Benjamin has worked on is integrating Publons data into VIVO. Publons https://publons.com is a free tool provided by Clarivate that… Read more »

Announcement: CASRAI to Become a DuraSpace Project

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The Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information (CASRAI) improves the flow of information within and between research stakeholders by developing and maintaining standard information agreements among various stakeholders in the research enterprise. The DuraSpace organization and CASRAI are pleased to announce that CASRAI is now a project of DuraSpace. Together they will work to enable… Read more »

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #4 on the ARK Identifier Summit and Experts Day

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The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) organized an ARK Identifier Summit followed by an ARK Experts Day in Paris last week. The California Digital Library’s John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect and creator of ARKs, was invited to give the opening keynote (“The Covenant of the ARK”) at the Summit and lead the Experts Day. Photo credit: Beatrice Lucchese “The… Read more »

Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values: Comments and Interest Welcome

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Since its release at the fall 2017 Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) meeting, many people have engaged with the Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values. More than one hundred comments have been added to the Declaration. The comment period remains open until the end of March 2018. If you haven’t already, please add your voice. Representatives… Read more »

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot

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Attention: faculty information, grants, and repository managers! You’re invited to participate in a project aimed at collecting, augmenting, and making discoverable patterns of faculty collaboration and research outputs through a pilot led by Research Graph and VIVO, and managed by Duraspace as a not-for-profit venture. The proposed project will: Create a Neo4j graph database from sample data representing faculty, publications,… Read more »