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Five Flavors of Open Access from DuraSpace: AFFORDABLE


Winchester, MA
 Balancing digital collection development costs with strategies to ensure that digital assets remain openly accessible comes down to evaluating affordable solutions. Sustainability planning leads to weighing the advantages of high-cost proprietary online solutions that can result in long-term data lock-up against freely available open source technology solutions that give institutions control of their digital assets.

CALL: Code4Lib 2014 Proposals

From the Code4Lib 2014 Program Committee

Raleigh, NC  Code4lib 2014 is a loosely-structured conference that provides people working at the intersection of libraries/archives/museums and technology with a chance to share ideas, be inspired, and forge collaborations.

The conference will be held at the *Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in downtown Raleigh, NC from March 24 - 27, 2014*.  For more information about the hotel, visit http://www.sheratonraleigh.com/.

Open Access Week 2013: Clifford Lynch at Loyola University on "Openness"

From Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, CNI

Washington, DC  CNI executive director Clifford Lynch will kick off Loyola's Open Access Week 2013 in a keynote address entited, The Move to Openness: An Intellectual Shift for Our Time. Cliff will address open access, its impact on academic institutions and how the broader intellectual shift is affecting not only academic institutions, but all areas of research. What will the future of research look like?

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:

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