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NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.0 Alpha 2 Release

Winchester, MA  DuraSpace and the Fedora team are proud to announce the Alpha 2 release of Fedora 4.0. In the continuing effort to provide early access to the quickly growing Fedora 4 feature set, this Alpha release is one of several leading up to the feature-complete Fedora 4 Beta release. 

Download Fedora 4.0 Alpha 2 here: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+4.0+Alpha+2+Release+Notes

NOW AVAILABLE: Easy Drag and Drop Upload with DuraCloud 2.4.0

Winchester, MA  Today the DuraSpace organization announced the release of DuraCloud 2.4.0. The latest version of DuraCloud offers customers significantly improved content upload and download capabilities including the drag and drop upload feature, installers that make it easy to use the Sync Tool, and more. DuraCloud is an archiving and preservation service that gives users the choice of where to store their content while providing a suite of services that ensure their content's long term accessibility.

CALL: CNI Fall 2013 Membership Meeting, Washington, DC, Dec. 9-10

Washington, DC  Proposals are now being accepted for project briefings to be presented at CNI's Fall 2013 Membership Meeting in Washington, DC on Dec. 9-10.

Project briefings are 45-minute or one-hour sessions that focus on a discussion of a hot topic, or on a specific institutional/organizational project related to digital information. A limited number of project briefings are accepted.

Proposals may be submitted via online form:

DuraSpace at EDUCAUSE: Open-Source Collaboration: A Pathway to Sustainability


Winchester, MA
 UNC Chapel Hill Libraries and DuraSpace have partnered to make digital preservation software available to a broader community. This collaboration provides a model for other institutions to gain broader adoption of their open-source software and improve long-term sustainability. This presentation will address the successes and challenges of this model.

DuraSpace Board Member Ann Wolpert

Winchester, MA  Longtime DuraSpace board member, friend and supporter Ann Wolpert died on October 1, 2013. MIT News notes that she was a "leading light on role of the research library in the digital age" as director of MIT libraries. Her vision and energy will be sorely missed.

MIT News obituary: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/ann-wolpert-obituary.html

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 3.7.0

Winchester, MA  The Fedora team is pleased to announce the launch of Fedora 3.7.0 with thanks to the following individuals and institutions for their contributions:

• Benjamin Armintor, Columbia University
• Frank Asseg FIZ Karlsruhe
• Jesper Damkjaer, DMC
• Thomas Pii, DMC
• Scott Prater, University of Wisconsin
• Edwin Shin, Data Curation Experts
• Adam Soroka, University of Virgina

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Research Data Curation at UC San Diego: An Overview"

Winchester, MA  On October 1 David Minor, Head of Research Data Curation Program and Declan Fleming, Chief Technology Strategist, at UC San Diego Library presented “Research Data Curation at UC San Diego: An Overview.”

SPARC/World Bank Global Open Access Week Kickoff Event, 10/21, Washington, DC

From Andrea Higginbotham, Communications Manager, SPARC

Washington, DC  Speakers for the SPARC/World Bank Global Open Access Week kickoff event, which will take place on Monday, October 21st starting at 3pm at the World Bank in Washington D.C. have been announced.

Are Mobile Users Finding Their Way to DSpace?

From Bram Luyten, @mire

Heverlee, Belgium @mire recently investigated mobile usage of DSpace backed by usage statistics from 6 high profile European DSpace repositories.

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