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NOW OPEN: OR12 Delegate Registration

From Stuart Macdonald, on behalf of the OR12 organizing committee

Edinburgh, UK We are pleased to announce that delegate registration for Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2012) is now open via the conference electronic payment system [link: http://or2012.ed.ac.uk/registration/]. The early booking rate of £295 ($470) is available until May 21. The Conference will be held July 9-13, 2012 in Edinburgh.

REGISTRATION OPEN: CURATEcamp 2012, Atlanta May 7-8

From Marlee Givens, The GALILEO Knowledge Repository, Gerogia Tech Library

Atlanta, GA Please register for the latest iteration of CURATEcamp, a curation technology unconference, to scrutinize all things digital curation in Atlanta May 7-8. At this point, we do not have a particular camp theme, such as microservices or metadata.  Depending on participant interest, topic choices are subject to change!

REGISTER for the Jasig Sakai Joint Conference, June 10-15, 2012

Registration is now open for the Jasig Sakai Joint Conference, to be held June 10-15, 2012 in Atlanta. The theme this year is "Growing Community; Growing Possibilities: Open innovative technologies for learning, teaching, and research".

https://www.concentra-cms.com/c/2012-jasig-sakai

Here is your chance to participate in the coming together of two established open source communities in their inaugural joint conference. There will be something for everyone.

CALL: iPRES 2012

From Seamus Ross, General Chair and Andrew Drummond, Local Organizing Chair iPRES2012

Toronto, Canada The University of Toronto Faculty of Information will host the International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES2012) in Toronto, Canada in October 2012. iPRES2012 will be the ninth in the series of annual international conferences that bring together researchers and practitioners from around the world to explore the latest trends, innovations, and practices in preserving our digital heritage.

Hydra Parnters Meet at Stanford

Ithaca, NY The Hydra Partners held their quarterly meeting at Stanford March 28-30. Early votes tallied during the proceedings showed attendees favoring a meeting that focused on social cohesion followed by community and technical roadmapping along with partner updates.

Hydra Project wiki: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/hydra/The+Hydra+Project

Sorting Out Differences Between DSpace or Fedora Repositories and Content Management Systems

Ithaca, NY Institutional repositories and content management systems (CMS) hold and manage multiple types of content for a variety of purposes. To understand the differences between the two systems DuraSpace offers an analysis that highlights both similarities and differences for those who are making choices with regard to establishing a CMS such as Drupal, an open source repository system such as DSpace or Fedora, or a hybrid of both such as Islandora.

DEADLINE EXTENSION: OR12 Posters, Pecha Kuchas and Demos Due on April 11

From Kevin Ashley, 7th International Conference on Open Repositories (OR12) Program Chair

Edinburgh, UK The initial deadline for posters/pecha kuchas and demo submissions for OR2012 was Saturday March 31, 2012. That deadline has been extended until April 11, 2012.

Blog post about OR12 Poster and Pecha Kucha sessions: http://or2012.ed.ac.uk/2012/03/22/submit-your-posters-pecha-kuchas-and-demos/

NEW DuraCloud for Research Wiki Web Site

Ithaca, NY DuraCloud for Research (DfR), the cloud-based open source data storage and management project aimed at meeting the specific needs of working scientists, researchers and data managers has launched a web site on the DuraSpace wiki:

https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DURACLOUDDTR/DuraCloud+for+Research

The web site provides:

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DuraSpace Says

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