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Winchester, MA  As a part of the new governance model, DuraSpace is officially launching the nominations phase of our Board-Member-at-Large elections. 

Submitted by vhollister on 2015-03-24 15:22

Winchester, MA  The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Dr. Amy Brand has accepted an appointment to the DuraSpace Board of Directors.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-02-06 16:32

From the Council on Library and Information Resources
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and the Digital Library Federation (DLF) are pleased to announce a new opportunity in support of e-research and research data management: the 2015 offering of the DLF E-Research Network (formerly E-Research Peer Network and Mentoring Group).

Submitted by vhollister on 2015-01-15 09:36

Winchester, MA  The Leadership Groups for DSpace, Fedora and VIVO are now in place for 2015. Each Leadership Group plays a key role in setting the strategic direction and priorities for their project through:
  • Establishment of the community direction
  • Approval of the annual budget allocation
  • Approval of the project roadmap
To see a list of individuals on the Leadership Groups please follow the links below:

Submitted by vhollister on 2015-01-14 10:33

From Patrick Yott, Associate Dean for Digital Strategies and Services, Northeastern University Libraries

Northeastern University will be hosting this year’s Northeast Fedora Users Group (NEFUG) meeting from 9:00 ­ 4:00 on Monday, June 23rd.     We are going to change things a bit from the first two NEFUG events by having a bit more structure to the day.

The tentative schedule includes:

Submitted by kristi on 2014-05-28 12:12

From Jon Dunn, Sarah Shreeves (Program Co-Chairs) and Mark Leggott (Conference Chair)

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CA  The Eigth International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2013) is just around the corner–July 8-12 in beautiful Prince Edward Island. We had an awesome response to the request for proposals. An initial list of sessions is available at:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2013-04-25 14:25

Winchester, MA  The Fedora Futures team recently launched a blog entitled, Fedora Futures, aimed at telling the stories behind building the future of the Fedora repository. The first post is from  Edwin Shin, Fedora Futures Project Manager, and Tom Cramer, Stanford University. In "Welcome to the Future of Fedora" they explain why, "It’s time for a serious re-investment in our core digital asset management and preservation services."

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2013-04-08 21:19

Charlottetown, CA  Spring has arrived and it's time to finalize your plans to visit "Repository Island"–otherwise known as Prince Edward Island, Canada–for the Eight International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2013) to be held July 8-12, 2013. You may register here: PEI is a popular summer vacation destination so make your travel plans soon!

OR2013 web site:

Keynote speakers

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2013-04-01 14:28

Winchester, MA  DuraSpace's role as a steward in organizing the community around maintaining and improving open source software includes support for the Fedora platform. While the open source development process has enabled several significant Fedora releases, the user community was left wondering why larger and more fundamental development issues were not being addressed. The simple answer was that available funding was not enough to pay for needed improvements.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2013-02-21 13:40