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Ithaca, NY The Geek Feminism blog (http://geekfeminism.org/) supports, encourages, and discusses issues facing women in geek communities, broadly defined to include science and technology, gaming and more. Authors include women (and men) who are actively involved in software development or technically-related fields and have an interest in geeky discussions about feminism, feminist discussions about geekdom and/or geek feminist discussion about other things.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2011-02-14 11:16

Ithaca, NY Would you like to get involved in the new feature development process for DSpace? Would you like to learn more about the DSpace release process? Would you like to expand your network and connections in the DSpace community?  The DSpace Community Advisory Team (DCAT) is currently seeking new members from the DSpace user community.

The primary goals of DCAT is to help review and facilitate community-wide discussions about new feature requests and to provide support to the DSpace Committer group in producing software releases.

The main activities of DCAT are:

Submitted by Anonymous on 2011-02-10 11:36

From Molly Kleinman, University of Michigan Library

Ann Arbor, Michigan I am pleased to announce the launch of Open Attribute, a suite of tools that make it simple to copy and paste the correct attribution for any Creative Commons licensed work on the web.

http://openattribute.com

Submitted by Anonymous on 2011-02-08 11:55

Ithaca, NY  DuraSpace, a not-for-profit organization providing open source software and services, announced today that Michele Kimpton will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective March 1, 2011.  Kimpton is currently the Chief Business Officer of DuraSpace, and formerly the Executive Director of the DSpace Foundation.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2011-02-03 11:49

Blacksburg, VA The strength of the Fedora open source repository platform software lies in its flexibility and extensibility which in turn allows developers and service providers to customize solutions to meet specialized needs. Vishesh Chachra, VP, VTLS (http://www.vtls.com/), is convinced that allowing potential customers experience the power of streaming media with the VTLS' new VITAL Media solution integrated with Fedora will help to promote the use of both VTLS and Fedora.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2011-01-31 12:05

Ithaca, NY The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is not only the home of the popular Islandora repository software ("...uniquely combines the Drupal and Fedora open software applications to create a robust digital asset management system that can be fitted to meet the short and long term collaborative requirements of digital data stewardship"), but is also home to many interesting digital collections.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2011-01-31 12:03

Ithaca, NY On January 20-21, 2011 the DSpace community held an online discussion using email led by Alice Platt, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire University. Participants sent messages to dspace-general@lists.sourceforge.net or responded to emails sent by others in the discussion that went to the entire list.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2011-01-27 14:15

Ithaca, NY On January 20-21, 2011 the DSpace community held an online discussion using email led by Alice Platt, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire University. Participants sent messages to dspace-general@lists.sourceforge.net or responded to emails sent by others in the discussion that went to the entire list.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-01-27 14:15