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The DSpace User Group Meeting at OAI7

From Bram Luyten, @mire.

Leuven, Belgium A diverse group of 50 attendees, both developers as well as repository managers, gathered on June 21, 2011 for the @mire and Duraspace -sponsored DSpace Pre-Conference User Group.

Statistics and Repository Exposure

Growing the DSpace Committers Team

From Stuart Lewis, Digital Development Manager, Te Tumu Herenga, The University of Auckland Library (on behalf of the DSpace committers group)

Auckland, New Zealand The DSpace committers team are delighted to announce a new member to the group: Andrea Schweer.

CALL: Supporting the Digital Humanities (SDH) 2011, "Answering the Unaskable"

Goettingen, Germany Following the first successful Supporting the Digital Humanities (SDH) Conference in Vienna in 2010, the CLARIN (http://www.clarin.eu/external/) and DARIAH (http://www.dariah.eu/) initiatives have decided to jointly organize the second SDH conference in Copenhagen, Denmark in November 17-18 in Copenhagen. The conference venue will be at the University of Copenhagen, a participant in both CLARIN and DARIAH.

For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure: Dagomba Dance Drumming from Tufts Digital Library

Winchester, MA Dagomba dance drumming originated in the kingdom of Dagbon which is located within the West African country of Ghana on the Ivory Coast. The music consists of four combined drum parts with each individual piece of music conveying special meaning. Dagomba performers are often members of a clan of drummers whose instruments consist of the lunga (talking drum) and the gungon (bass drum).

DuraCloud at ALA

Winchester, MA If you plan to travel to the American Library Association annual conference being held in New Orleans, LA, June 23-28, please take note of two panel discussions that will include presentations about DuraCloud. Details are below:

"Updates on Cloud Computing Uses for Library Services"
Saturday, June 25 8-10am
Convention Center Room #285

"It's all Geek to Me: Demystifying Digital Preservation Systems"
Sunday, June 26 8-10am
Convention Center Room #342

Updates from the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG)

From Art Pasquinelli, Digital Libraries, Repositories, and Preservation, Oracle 

Redwood City, CA I would like to take this opportunity to announce that Stanford's Tom Cramer will now take the helm of the PASIG and will help guide it into an independent organization status. I will continue to be formally involved, as will Mike Keller, and continuing and new steering committee members (TBD). Expect to see a posting from Tom on the PASIG website in the next several days.

Are You This Year’s Islandora t-shirt Designer?

From the Islandora team at the University of Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, PEI, CA We are calling out to our community in our best open-source fashion, to see if anybody wants to participate in the design of the official 2011 Islandora Camp t-shirt.

You can find a link to source files here: http://islandora.ca/icamptshirt.

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