Winchester, MA The Fedora team has concluded the eleventh sprint within the "Beta Phase" of Fedora4 development. The work of this and each sprint is planned and completed thanks to the contributions of Fedora stakeholder institutions which allocate developer time. If you would like to be involved with Fedora4 development, please send an email to Andrew Woods firstname.lastname@example.org, or to email@example.com.
From Mark Wood, Lead System Programmer, IUPUI, on behalf of the DSpace 4.1 Release Team, and all the DSpace developers
DSpace developers have announced that that DSpace 4.1 is now available! DSpace 4.1 is a bug-fix release to the recent release of feature-rich DSpace 4.0 which includes tools for improving your users’ experience and web services integrations. DSpace 4.1 contains no new features.
Cochin, India A two-day workshop focused on DSpace open source software for building digital repositorie and libraries will be held at Cochin University of Science and Technology located in Cochin, Kerala, India March 22-23, 2014.
A message from the Open Repositories 2014 Conference organizers
Helsinki, FI We are pleased to announce that registration for Open Repositories 2014 is now open. The five-day conference will be held in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, from June 9 to June 13, 2014. You will find full registration information on the following page: http://or2014.helsinki.fi/?page_id=454.
From Butch Lazorchak, Digital Archivist, Library of Congress, National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program
Washington, DC The National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Standards and Practices Working Group is pleased to announce the release of a new NDSA report, "The Benefits and Risks of the PDF/A-3 File Format for Archival Institutions."