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Open Repositories 2011, "Collaboration and Community: The Social Mechanics of Repository Systems"

Austin, Texas What is the role of social interactions within repository technical communities in developing strong, distributed services and cyberinfrastructure to create open access to and preservation of our shared digital heritage? The Sixth Annual International Conference on Open Repositories (OR11) communities will address that question in the state capital of Texas, Austin, often billed as "The Live Music Capital of the World,” from June 8-11, 2011 at the AT& T Conference Center.

Get Ready for Webometrics Repository Ranking Data Collection

By Bram Luyten, @mire

Leuven, Belgium Early in 2011, the CSIC Cybermetrics Lab (Spain) will harvest, analyze and publish data about online visibility of IRs in its Top 800 Institutional Repository Ranking. The January ranking will reflect the visibility of repositories in different online search engines. A limited time window is being used to get a snapshot of data. Here is the ranking production schedule:

On the ICPSR Menu: A Quick Analysis with a Side of Data Served from DuraCloud

Ithaca, NY Sometimes you need more intellectual clout than Google can deliver if you want to win an argument. For example, maybe you think you heard on the radio or read somewhere that more people are working from home than ever before.  Your friend says over lunch that she believes this is just not true. In response you fire-up your smart phone and set about getting the facts. Where do you go online to find reliable employment statistics over time?

Open Access to Nobel Physicists’ Articles Through arXiv

Ithaca NY arXiv, a physics e-Print Archive, has been in operation since 1991. The arXiv web site explains: “arXiv.org (formerly xxx.lanl.gov) is a highly-automated electronic archive and distribution server for research articles.

Protecting the Source: The UK National Archives’ “Deep Store”

Ithaca, NY My father used to say that he was “off to the salt mines” as he left for his job as an early IBM engineer each day. He did not know that he was predicting the future location of UK archival information with that witticism.

SAVE THE DATE: eSciDoc Days 2010, November 16-17, Copenhagen (Denmark)

From Matthias Razum, Head ePublishing and eScience, FIZ Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe, Germany Development & Applied ResearchFIZ Karlsruhe and the Max Planck Digital Library cordially invite you to participate in the eSciDoc Days 2010 to be held on Tuesday, November 16, and Wednesday, November 17, 2010, hosted by the Royal Library in Copenhagen, Denmark.

DuraSpace recommends DSpace & Fedora Integration initiative

At Open Repositories 2010, DuraSpace has recommended that the DSpace and Fedora communities investigate strategies to allow DSpace software to run “on top of” the Fedora platform. The goal of the initiative would be to add an option to install the DSpace application with “Fedora Inside”.

DuraCloud Demonstration at OR10

Madrid, Spain Lead DuraCloud developers for DuraSpace Bill Branan and Andrew Woods will offer a demonstration at 5:15 to 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium at Palacio de Congresos during the Fifth International Conference on Open Repositories (OR10). The demonstration will follow a presentation by Michele Kimption, “Integrating Your Repository with Cloud Infrastructure–Benefits and Challenges Identified in the DuraCloud Pilot Program.”

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