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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

Winchester, MA  Earlier this year the DuraSpace organization launched its third annual Sponsorship Program, encouraging all institutions using the DSpace and Fedora open source technologies to contribute financially to the not for profit entity which provides leadership and support for these platforms. Thanks to our community we raised $417,750 in this year's campaign, with $223,750 coming from the DSpace community, $173,000  from the Fedora community and $21,000 from institutions who do not use either DSpace or Fedora, but who recognize the critical role DuraSpace has in helping t

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2012-11-07 13:55

Winchester, MA  The Fedora Repository committers have announced the release of Fedora 3.6.1. This minor release is primarily focused on reducing the memory footprint of Fedora. All 3.6 users are recommended to upgrade to 3.6.1.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2012-09-06 14:25