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Lincoln, Nebraska The centerNet ( steering committee has received a Digital Humanities Start Up Grant from the U.S.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-09-09 17:02

Ithaca NY, Boston, MA Don’t miss the Fall 2009  “All About Repositories” free web seminar series kick-off event on Sept 9. These highly successful webinars provide overviews of best practices, technology updates, and  key trend analyses for academic resources directors, IT managers, digital librarians, repository managers and developers, and curators.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-31 13:19

Mountainview, CA Save the date! You are cordially invited to join Sun Microsystems Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) and host George Washington University–Sept. 24, 2009 from 8:30 am-5:00 pm with a networking reception to immediately follow–for a day focused on open computing solutions and best practices in the digital preservation and archiving space. The event will be held at George Washington University, Melvin Gelman Library.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-28 11:15

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA Have you been a part of establishing or maintaining a unique digital repository that provides open access to a collection that was previously not used or under-used? Do you enjoy showcasing your repository’s content and the cool tools that encourage use of the materials? Do you have anecdotes about how access to resources from your repository changed someone’s life, or their thinking on an issue, or contributed to a breakthrough idea?

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-27 15:16

Ithaca NY, Boston, MA DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Tim Donohue will be joining the DuraSpace organization as technical lead and developer for the DSpace Project in mid-November.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-26 09:58

San Francisco, CA The Sun Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting will be taking place October 7-9, 2009 in San Francisco. Thought-leaders and solution providers in the areas of data curation, data management of eScience content, preservation, repositories, and storage technologies will be presenting Wednesday and Thursday. Collaborative working groups are scheduled on Friday.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-20 17:17

Tokyo, Japan The DRFIC Steering Committee is welcoming poster submissions in all areas relevant to digital repository and open access. The Conference will be held December 3-4, 2009 in Tokyo.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-20 16:42

Ithaca, NY Achieving a balance between available resources and creative initiatives is a long-standing task for colleges and universities. Educause has released a brief, “7 Things You Should Know About Cloud Computing” that aims to inform university IT managers about how to plan and budget for leveraging cloud technologies to provide local services through the Internet.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-18 12:09

Ithaca, NY Paul Gearon, DuraSpace Technical Lead and Developer, has announced the release of Mulgara 2.1.3. Mulgara can be downloaded from:
Some of the major changes in this release:

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-18 10:56