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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.

Truman Technologies Offers Web Archiving Services and Tools


Website archiving consulting and technology deployment now available

Oakland, CA  Materials that libraries and memory institutions traditionally acquired in print are increasingly being produced digitally as web-only content (such as online catalogs, PDFs, subject-specific sites). And E-sources are becoming equally valid as citations. However, stable URLs are not guaranteed, making web archiving an essential, yet evolving, requirement for librarians and archivists.

Open Repository Introduces New User-Interface Along with DSpace v3.2 Upgrade

From James Evans, Product Manager, Open Repository

London, UK  In August, the Open Repository team commenced upgrading clients to the latest DSpace version 3.2.  All clients hosted on our internal infrastructure will be upgraded in batches over the reminder of 2013. The upgrade brings improvements in search, indexing and general repository performance.  This process also affords clients the opportunity to audit their existing repository content, structure and layout for future planning.

Announcing Series Six in the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series: Research Data in Repositories

DuraSpace is pleased to announce its latest Hot Topics Webinar Series, Research Data in Repositories.
 
DuraSpace web seminars fill up fast so be sure to reserve your spot today!
 
Hot Topics: The DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
Series Six: Research Data in Repositories
Curated by David Minor, Research Data Curation Program, UC San Diego Library
 

REPORT AVAILABLE: U.S. CODATA and Board on Research Data and Information–Data Citation Policies and Practices

From Paul F. Uhlir, Director, Board on Research Data and Information

Washington, DC  The U.S. CODATA and the Board on Research Data and Information (BRDI) is pleased to announce the publication of a new report: Out of Cite, Out of Mind: The Current State of Practice, Policy, and Technology for the Citation of Data. The report was authored by the CODATA-ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation Standards and Practices and edited by Yvonne M. Socha. The project was directed by the staff of the US CODATA/BRDI.

Work-in-progress: Spin Up a Temporary Virtual Machine with Vagrant + DSpace

Winchester, MA  Vagrant can be used to spin up a temporary Virtual Machine (VM) in about 10-15minutes in a variety of providers (VirtualBox, VMWare, Amazon AWS, etc).

CNI VIDEO: The Digital Preservation Network–Report/Discussion on DPN’s Emerging Architecture, System Protocol, Service Model


From Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, CNI

Washington, DC  A project briefing recording, The Digital Preservation Network: A Report and Discussion on DPN’s Emerging Architecture, System Protocol & Service Model, from CNI's spring 2013 member meeting by Tom Cramer and James Simon of Stanford University, is now available on CNI's video channels:

YouTube: http://youtu.be/lCvY0_hzyw8

Report: VIVO 2013 Conference


Winchester, MA
 The VIVO 2013 Conference was held last month in St. Louis providing sponsors, speakers, partners and participants opportunities to share VIVO ideas and best practices. Over the course of the three-day conference more than 850 tweets about speakers and content were shared with a wide audience of followers from around the world. 

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