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Ithaca, NY Did you miss an “All About Repositories” web seminar from 2009? Open access recordings of the following presentations are now available from the DuraSpace web site “Resources”page (
DSpace and Fedora: A Collaboration Update — February 18, 2009
All About Fedora — March 18, 2009
What To Expect at the 2009 Open Repositories Conference (OR09) Event — May 13, 2009
All About DSpace — June 3, 2009

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-06 15:41

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA In January the “All About Repositories” Webinar series sponsored by Sun Microsystems, DuraSpace and SPARC continues with two events focused on tools and systems that enable open access to digital content.
• On January 13, 2010 join Greg Grossmeier, Creative Commons, as he explains how to better understand Creative Commons liscences that are designed to offer open content providers and users practical tools that enable open access.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-05 12:52

Glasgow, UK The European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL) is the leading European scientific forum on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues, bringing together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field. ECDL 2010, the 14th conference in this series, will be organized by the University of Glasgow. The proceedings will be published as a volume of Springer’s Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) series.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-12-21 17:50

By Heather Joseph, Executive Director, and Jennifer McLennan
Director of Communications, SPARC

Washington, DC The White House needs to hear from you! As part of the Request for Information issued two weeks ago, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is inviting your contributions to an online discussion on the “Features and Technology” required to implement “public access to archived publications resulting from research funded by federal science and technology agencies.”

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-12-21 15:33

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA  Today, the DuraSpace not-for-profit organization and the Fedora digital repository project announced the release of Fedora 3.3. This release marks a new milestone in the process of developing the Fedora open source software.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-12-21 13:49

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA Due to a regression bug that was introduced with some of the recent optimizations, Mulgara 2.1.6 is being released ahead of schedule. Mulgara can be downloaded from:
The changes in this release are:
• Nested OPTIONAL operations have been fixed. These were being mangled in 2.1.5.
• New functions extensions are available, bringing Mulgara in line

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-12-21 12:54

Bangalore, India The Library & Information Centre, B.N.M. Institute of Technology, Banashankari 2nd Stage, Bangalore – 560 070 is organizing a one-day National Workshop on “Design & Organization of Institutional Repositories Using DSpace (Version 1.5.2)” to be held on January 9, 2010.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-12-15 11:59

By Brett Bobley, Chief Information Officer, Director, Office of Digital Humanities ( National Endowment for the Humanities

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-12-11 13:21

By Chris Awre, Head of Information Management Academic Services, University of Hull
Oxford, UK The Fedora UK & Ireland and EU User Groups held their first formal joint meeting at the University of Oxford on December 8, 2009. The day provided a good opportunity to share experiences and ideas, and was focused around two themes of current interest.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-12-09 15:03