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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. 

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Stewarding Research Data with Fedora and Islandora”

Winchester, MA  On September 10 Mark Leggott, University Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island and President of Discovery Garden Inc., presented, “Stewarding Research Data with Fedora and Islandora.”  This DuraSpace Solutions Webinar highlighted approaches to managing and preserving research data using innovative Islandora tools.  Islandora is an open-source software framework built on Fedora that is designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage, and discover digital assets using a best-pr

CALL for Project Briefing Proposals for CNI Fall '13 Meeting

From Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, CNI

Washington, DC  The Fall 2013 CNI Membership Meeting will be held on December 9-10 (Monday and Tuesday) at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. Registration materials are being sent to designated member representatives. Please note that the meeting and hotel registration deadline is Tuesday, November 12. For more information, see the meeting website:

http://www.cni.org/mm/fall-2013/

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