From Nicole Phillips, Media Relations and Communications Officer, Department of Integrated Communications, University of Prince Edward Island
From Art Pasquinelli, Solutions Specialist, Digital Libraries, Repositories, and Preservation, Oracle
Redwood City, CA Presentations from the recent PASIG held at the British Library April 4-5 are posted at: http://www.oracle.com/us/dm/h2fy11/71193-presentations-362639.html. They may also be accessed via the www.sun-pasig.ning.com website.
With thanks to Jerry Pan, ESDORA Principle Investigator, and Joe Velaidum, Vice-President Discovery Garden for assistance in preparing this blog post.
Rome, Italy E-LIS, an international Open Archive for Library and Information Science (LIS), has migrated the contents of its Open Access repository to a DSpace instance. AePIC CILEA (Consorzio Interuniversitario Lombardo per L'Elaborazione Automatica), a DuraSpace Registered Service Provider, is hosting and maintaining E-LIS as a courtesy.
Ithaca, NY The focus of DuraCloud 0.9 Open Source release, scheduled for the end of April 2011, is simplification and improvement of the bulk services currently available. Bulk services are those that run over large amounts of data including bit integrity checking, image conversion, and duplicating content from one storage provider to another. Highlights include:
Washington, DC If you "like" digital preservation and archiving please participate in the Library of Congress' National Digital Information and Infrastructure Preservation Program (NDIIPP) Facebook page at:
Ithaca, NY DuraSpace is pleased to announce eight new members of the DSpace community group, the DSpace Community Advisory Team (DCAT).
From Kirsta Stapelfeldt, MA, MLIS, Islandora Project/Repository Manager, Robertson Library, University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PEI, Canada The Islandora project announces an RC1 candidate for our Q1 2011 release. We invite the community to download and help us test this candidate in anticipation of our full release.
Highlights: RC1 introduces a new solution pack architecture, which allows for simplified content model installation. We have also added a tabs-based UI for content models.