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Recording and Slides Available from the Hot Topics Series: The 2.5% Commitment: Investing in Open

Recording and Slides Available from the Hot Topics Series: The 2.5% Commitment: Investing in Open

Members of Duraspace are among leaders of institutions from all over the world who share a belief that our digital scientific and cultural heritage should be preserved and made accessible for future generations. Members of DuraSpace have been invited to become part of a conversation that aims to begin an investigation into what it will… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 20 — Conference, Apps and Tools, Sprint 2, Spring Cleaning, Debra Hanken Kurtz

VIVO Updates for May 20 — Conference, Apps and Tools, Sprint 2, Spring Cleaning, Debra Hanken Kurtz

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Two weeks to the JB Duke Hotel and the Ninth Annual VIVO Conference. The VIVO Conference is coming up, June 6-8 at the JB Duke Hotel on the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, served by the Raleigh-Durham airport, and includes a great line-up of keynote speakers,… Read more »

Register Today: “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?”

Register Today: “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?”

DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?” on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 1:00p.m. ET. Presented by Heather Greer Klein, DuraSpace Services Coordinator. Many institutions and organizations are looking to secure their data in the cloud, but have concerns about preservation best practices and local technical… Read more »

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 »

Neki IT in Latin-American Free Software Installation Festival (FLISoL) 2018

Neki IT in Latin-American Free Software Installation Festival (FLISoL) 2018

Neki IT participated in the Latin-American Free Software Installation Festival (FLISoL in Portuguese) this April. Neki IT represented DSpace at the event, providing its perspective and experience of working with the open source repository platform since 2005. The FLISoL festival takes place in several cities in Latin America and it aims to promote the use… Read more »

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #5, DuraSpace Summit and CNI engagement

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #5, DuraSpace Summit and CNI engagement

The ARKs in the Open team has been out on the road, attending the DuraSpace Summit as well as the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Spring meeting in San Diego, California. Both events provided great networking opportunities, and, at the DuraSpace meeting, we were able to see first hand how its community-based open source projects… Read more »

SCHEDULE Available: One-day DuraSpace and euroCRIS DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event

SCHEDULE Available: One-day DuraSpace and euroCRIS DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event

The schedule for the DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event focused on interoperability between DSpace repository and CRIS systems on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (in advance of the CRIS 2018 Conference in Umeå, Sweden) is now available: http://www.cris2018.se/schedule/ The CRIS 2018 Conference offers both DuraSpace and euroCRIS the right opportunity to bring the two communities together. This first… Read more »

Strengthening ties between DuraSpace and the Islandora Foundation

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DuraSpace is pleased to announce a new formal working relationship with the Islandora Foundation, a Canadian non-profit that fosters the Islandora repository community and codebase. More than two hundred repositories worldwide are built on Islandora, a popular digital asset management platform using Fedora as a back-end repository. The relationship between DuraSpace and the Islandora Foundation… Read more »

AVAILABLE: 2017 Fedora Annual Report

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The Fedora Project is pleased to announce that The 2017 Fedora Annual Report is now available. This report was approved by the Fedora Leadership Group at the end of April. A PDF of the report can be downloaded from the Fedora wiki. Highlights include a membership update, community profiles,  governance,  finance, and expenditures, progress on key… Read more »

VIVO Updates April 29 — Sprint Progress Report, Leadership Group Election

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From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Outreach and Engagement Call this Thursday  May 3, 1PM US Eastern time, the Outreach and Engagement Interest Group will have its monthly call.  All are welcome! Sprint Progress Report As you may know, VIVO is in the midst of its first community sprint.  The sprint started last Monday and continues through this Friday.  Learn more here:  Sprint 1… Read more »