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DuraSpace at Seventh International Open Repositories Conference 2012

DuraSpace was represented by staff and community members at the Seventh International Open Repositories Conference held in Edinburgh, Scotland July 9-13, 2012. The following strategic overviews and links to slides and videos are provided for those who were unable to attend the conference.
 

Understanding Digital Curation: The Digital Curation Resource Guide from Digital Scholarship

From Charles W. Bailey, Jr, Publisher, Digital Scholarship

Houston, TX  Digital Scholarship has released the Digital Curation Resource Guide:

http://digital-scholarship.org/dcrg/dcrg.htm

This resource guide presents over 200 selected English-language websites and documents that are useful in understanding and conducting digital curation. It covers

New Name and Release Zero (R0) of Variations on Video Hydra-based Project

Bloomington, IN The Variations on Video project will transition to a new name: the Avalon Media System. This Indiana University and Northwestern University project aims to develop an open source software system to enable academic libraries and archives to easily provide online access to their video and audio collections.

REGISTER: 2012 VIVO Conference to Highlight Open Information Infrastructure for Research Discovery

From Mike Conlon, University of Florida, VIVO 2012 Conference Chair 

Miami, FL The third annual VIVO conference will be held in Miami, August 22-24.  Deadline for registration is July 31. See http://www.vivoweb.org/conference2012 for registration and program information.

Applications for DPC Digital Preservation Awards 2012 due Aug. 17

From Martha Anderson, NDIIPP, Library of Congress

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to announce the launch of the Digital Preservation Awards 2012.

The application pack is available online at: http://www.dpconline.org/advocacy/awards

The CLIF Project: Fedora Repository as Part of the Institutional Technical Landscape

Ithaca, NY In a recent article [1] Richard Green, Chris Awre, Simon Waddington describe a literature review undertaken with Library and Learning Innovation (LLI) at the University of Hull and the Centre for e-Research (CeRch) at King’s College London, and subsequent trial integrations of Fedora repository software with SharePoint, and Fedora repository software with Sakai. This two-part approach formed the basis for the JISC-funded CLIF (Content Lifecycle Integration Framework) Project.

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