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DuraCloud in Library of Congress "Top 10 Digital Preservation Developments of 2011"

Ithaca, NY The February 2012 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter highlights the "Top 10 Digital Preservation Developments of 2011." DuraCloud is among the top picks:

Improving Digital Preservation and Reducing Costs: Ryan Busch Interview with DuraSpace CEO Michele Kimpton

Ithaca, NY Michele Kimpton, DuraSpace CEO, recently spoke with Ryan Busch, Today's Campus, about how the DuraSpace non-profit organization contributes to the management and preservation of digital content—particularly created by the academic community—with an open source technology portfolio that includes DSpace, Fedora and DuraCloud.

DSpace and Fedora Repository Growth

Ithaca, NY The DSpace turnkey institutional repository application and the Fedora framework for building digital repositories are open source technologies that have contributed to the preservation of all types of evolving forms of digital assets.

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE: “Knowledge Futures: Digital Preservation Planning" Series

Ithaca, NY On Feb 7, 2012 Liz Bishoff, partner at The Bishoff Group LLC. and Tom Clareson, Senior Consultant, Digital and Preservation Services, LYRASIS,  presented the first of three webinars in the Hot Topics series entitled “Knowledge Futures: Digital Preservation Planning”. In this web seminar the presenters focused on processes and best practices for preservation planning.

Watch it online here:

Is it Necessary to Trade Control for Functionality to Manage and Preserve Content in the Cloud?

Ithaca, NY A recent National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) survey [1] highlighted members' [2] digtal asset storage practices. NDSA members include 98 libraries, archives, museums and other organizations committed to keeping digital information accessible over time.

Boston Library Consortium Highlights Open Access Issues at Sloan Summit II

Boston, MA In January, the Boston Library Consortium hosted “Sloan Summit II: Open Access – Mission and Mandate,” at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts.  The Summit program provided an opportunity for University administrators, especially provosts and vice presidents of research, and Boston Library Consortium (BLC) members to explore open accessissues and determine appropriate activities for their institutions.

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora GSearch Version 2.4.1

From Gert Schmeltz Pedersen, Special Consultant, Technical Information Center of Denmark

We are pleased to announce the release of Fedora GSearch version 2.4.1. The primary feature of GSearch is that it makes it relatively easy to make your digital contents in Fedora searchable for yourself and your end-users.

 

WEB EVENT: Introduction to the DuraCloud Service

Ithaca, NY Get a sneak peak of the DuraCloud web interface, view the dashboard reporting features, as well as learn how to run DuraCloud services. The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) has invited the DuraCloud team to conduct an introductory webinar next Wednesday, Feburary 1:

Web Seminar: Introduction to the DuraCloud Service
Wednesday, Feburary 1, 2012 from 1:00pm -2:00pm ET

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