From Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, professional online database services, open science, e-Science, and intellectual property. I have posted a number of responses to my question asking people what they think the stakeholders of scholarly communication community should be doing now to fully realise the vision outlined at the 2002 meeting that led to the Budapest Open… Read more »
From Andrea Bollini, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, 4Science DSpace-CRIS is an open-source extension of DSpace that includes functionality useful for CRIS (Current Researcher Information System) users. DSpace-CRIS enables ingestion, storage, display and management of metadata and fulltext of all research-related components that can include publications, projects, grants, patents, organization units and researcher profiles (people).… Read more »
From Pascal Becker, The Library Code Stuttgart, Germany The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2017 (formally known as German DSpace User Group Meeting) will take place at Stuttgart University Library on Thursday, 21st September 2017. It is organized by Stuttgart University Library, Fraunhofer IRB and The Library Code. This Meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. As the number of attendees rose in the… Read more »
From Bethany Nowviskie, Director of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) at CLIR and Research Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Virginia Washington, DC DLF and CLIR invite you to participate in Endangered Data Week, a distributed network of events running from April 17th-21st, 2017: endangereddataweek.org Endangered Data Week is a new, annual, grassroots effort to: raise awareness of threats to publicly available data of… Read more »
This month's issue of Hydra-In-A-Box Update is now available with news and information about community progress, plans, and pilots: Hyku Repository Alpha Release Coming Soon for Community Testing and Feedback Roadmap Reports Upcoming Presentations To receive the bi-monthly Hydra-In-A-Box Update sign-up here.
From Barrie Howard, Internship and Fellowship Programs, Library of Congress Washington, DC How prepared is your organization to provide long-term, durable access to its mission-critical digital content? What skills and experience do staff need to address the digital preservation needs of your organization? The Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (DPOE) Program, http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/education/index.html, is… Read more »
From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead for DuraSpace, on behalf of the DSpace developers I would like to formally announce that DSpace 6.0 is now available! DSpace 6 provides significant API enhancements and new features to the DSpace platform. DSpace 6.0 can be downloaded immediately from: https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/releases/tag/dspace-6.0 6.0 Release notes are available at: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC6x/Release+Notes In addition, you… Read more »
Winchester, MA Debra Hanken Kurtz became the new CEO of DuraSpace on February 16, 2015, taking the reigns from outgoing CEO Michele Kimpton. Ms. Kurtz looks forward to leading the organization in new directions while building on the solid foundation established by Ms. Kimpton. Recently Kimpton paused to reflect on key accomplishments and changes during her… Read more »