By Michael Guthrie, Director, KnowledgeArc The Nigerian Research and Education Network Federated Repository (NgREN) has launched a federated repository with assistance from KnowledgeArc. The new DSpace archive brings together the works from 42 different DSpace instances in the country, and provides a hub to showcase and highlight the intellectual output of Nigeria's universities.
Durham, North Carolina Duke University Libraries is seeking a repository developer to work on redeveloping the MorphoSource project into full-scale repository. This position is funded for three years through a grant from the National Science Foundation Advances in Biological Informatics (NSF ABI) program with the potential for renewal.
From the organizers of Fedora and Samvera Camp at Oxford
DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts are set to offer the Fedora and Samvera Camp at Oxford University, Sept 4 - 8, 2017. The camp will be hosted by Oxford University Oxford, UK and is supported by Jisc. The organizers are pleased to announce that the early bird discount registration price has been extended until July 24.
The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to make the project successful. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community.
Bethany Seeger has been a Fedora contributor to the Fedora repository team for two years. Her focus is on MODS XML to RDF mapping as Amherst migrates to Fedora 4.
From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead, on behalf of the Specification Editors and the Fedora Leadership
After much discussion and iteration, the initial public working draft of the Fedora API Specification is now available for broader public review.