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NOW AVAILABLE: OR2013 Session Schedule for July 8-12

Winchester, MA  An overview of this year's Open Repositories Conference is now available online. Main track sessions include many topics of interest: repository solutions for time-based media, strategies and best practices for current issues including open access, data management, data use, innovations in repository workflows, linked data use cases, cloud-based approaches to preservation, metrics applications and much more.

Data Information Literacy Symposium, Purdue University, Sept. 23-24, 2013

West Lafayette, IN  The Data Information Literacy Symposium at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN will be held on September 23-24, 2013.

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WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Using the DuraCloud Service to archive content in Glacier."

Winchester, MA  A recording and presentation slides of the May 16, 2013 DuraCloud webinar are now available. The presentation focused on the integration of Amazon’s Glacier with DuraCloud’s preservation and archiving service. Presenters Michele Kimpton, DuraSpace Chief Executive Officer, Tim Harder, Amazon Web Services’Business Development Manager, and Bill Branan, DuraCloud Architect provided details about how Glacier works as part of the DuraCloud service.
 

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "An Overview of VIVO"

Winchester, MA  On May 14 Dean Krafft, Jon Corson-Rikert and Brian Lowe presented “An Overview of VIVO". This webinar is part of the Hot Topics: The DuraSpace Community Webinar Series, "Series Five: VIVO: Research Discovery and Networking,” curated by Dr. Dean Krafft, Chief Technology Strategist at Cornell University Library and Chair of the VIVO-DuraSpace Incubator Project Management Committee.

Fedora Futures Project Welcomes New Technical Lead

Winchester, MA  The DuraSpace organization and the Fedora Futures Project are pleased to announce that Andrew Woods will take over as the new Technical Lead for Fedora effective May 15, 2013. In this role he will provide technical leadership for the Fedora Futures Project. Woods joined the DuraSpace organization in early 2009 as a Fedora committer. Since then he has helped establish the D.C. Area Fedora Users Group, been a project co-lead on DuraCloud, and worked in various technical and advisory capacities within DPN, APTrust, Chronopolis, and NDSA.

Digital Directions Conference: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections, July 21-23

Ann Arbor, MI  The Digital Directions Conference will be held July 21-23, 2013 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Join a faculty of national experts, experienced digital collections curators, and colleagues from institutions large and small as we come together to explore the challenges, considerations, and choices surrounding digital collections care.

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PASIG WEBINAR: Challenges of Digital Media Preservation in an Active Archive, May 15

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

Redwood City, CA  The next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) webinar will be held on May 15 at 11:30am EST. The webinar is free for ASIS&T members and $20 for non-ASIS&T members.

To register, go to:

http://www.asis.org/Conferences/webinars/Webinar-PASIG-5-15-2013-register.html

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