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By Thorny Staples, Director of Community Strategy and Alliances and Director of the Fedora Project, DuraSpace

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

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA Registration for the final four DuraSpace/Sun/SPARC 2009 “All About Repositories” web seminars is open. Topics include DuraSpace solution communities, open storage SAM architectures, DuraCloud Pilot Project information and how to make open scholarship happen with Creative Commons liscensing (Jan. 2010). You may register for any or all of these free web seminars at where you may also download past “All About Repositories” web seminars.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-11 15:43

Ithaca, NY  DuraSpace open technologies, projects and partners are discussed and analyzed in press releases, reports, media, and numerous blogs. The following references are links to what others have been saying about DuraSpace–DSpace, Fedora Commons and our community–in 2009.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-11 13:34

College Park, MD A meeting was held at King’s College, London, on Oct. 26-27 2009, between representatives of the following networks, infrastructure projects, and planning initiatives working with digital technologies in the Arts and Humanities: (
ADHO - Association of Digital Humanities Organisations (

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-10 16:24

Excerpted from: “Sun Microsystems Showcases Open Source Technologies at Educause 2009″ Denver, CO Columbia University Libraries has selected Sun’s Storage Archive Manager (SAM) solution to expand its digital library (

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-09 15:26

This summary of key findings from the Core Data Service Fiscal Year 2008 Summary Report was provided by Jarret Cummings, Special Assistant to the President, EDUCAUSE. Traveling to the EDUCAUSE Conference in Denver Nov. 3-6, 2009? Please visit DuraSpace at the Sun booth and plan on attending the DuraSpace, JA-SIG, Kuali, Sakai reception.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-10-28 13:10

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA With pride in the community participation that powers open source repository platform development, DuraSpace and the Fedora Commons Repository Project are pleased to announce that Kai Strnad will serve as Community Release Manager for the upcoming release of Fedora Repository 3.3.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-10-27 14:39

London, UK The Subject Repositories Conference, which is the first of its kind, will explore the development of subject repositories worldwide and will see the launch of Economists Online, the key output of an EC-funded subject repository project managed by the Nereus consortium of top European economics libraries.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-10-25 12:35

Madrid, Spain In the tradition of past Open Repositories conferences, the new Fifth Annual International Conference on Open Repositories 2010 (OR2010) web site promises more opportunities to explore the challenges faced by user communities and others in the emerging repository-enabled information landscape from July 6 -9, 2010. The site also points out the top five (good) reasons to visit Madrid anytime–vivacity, nightlife, cultural activities, location, tradition and modernity.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-10-23 11:43