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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

AVAILABLE NOW: Manage Audio and Video Collections With Hydra-based Avalon Media System

Winchester, MA  Institutional collections of digital video and audio continue to grow in size and significance. To curate video and audio files and manage workflows for generating video and audio content university libraries and archives need a complete and scalable system. To meet that need Indiana University and Northwestern University are pleased to announce release 1.0 of the Avalon Media System

"Jailbreaking the PDF" Hackathon

From Alexander Garcia and Alex Garcia-Castro

Montpellier, France  The upcoming "Jailbreaking the PDF" hackathon (http://scholrev.org/hackathon) will be held Monday, May 27 in Montpellier, France at the Agence Bibliographique de l'enseignement Superieur (ABES):

http://www.abes.fr/Connaitre-l-ABES/Presentation-de-l-ABES.

Do Your Part to Invest in Our Digital Future: Become a Sponsor of DuraSpace

Winchester, MA  Today the DuraSpace organization announced the launch of the 2013 Sponsorship Program encouraging users of DSpace and Fedora technologies for durable access to invest in our digital future by becoming DuraSpace sponsors. The annual campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of the DSpace and Fedora open source software which is available free of charge. DuraSpace relies on financial support from the organizations that directly benefit from using DSpace and Fedora to continue to meet the changing needs of our communities.

UPDATES from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA)

Washington, DC  Launched in 2010, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is a collaborative effort among 145 government agencies, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and businesses to establish, maintain, and advance the capacity to preserve our nation's digital resources for the benefit of present and future generations. The NDSA supports activities which advance digital stewardship in all its forms.

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