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WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Metadata and Repository Services for Research Data Curation"

Winchester, MA  On October 15 the second webinar in the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series: Research Data in Repositories was held.  Declan Fleming, Chief Technology Strategist, Arwen Hutt, Metadata Librarian and Matt Critchlow, Manager of Development and Web Services from UC, San Diego Library presented, “Metadata and Repository Services for Research Data Curation." 
 

Open Access Week 2013: Clifford Lynch at Loyola University on "Openness"

From Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, CNI

Washington, DC  CNI executive director Clifford Lynch will kick off Loyola's Open Access Week 2013 in a keynote address entited, The Move to Openness: An Intellectual Shift for Our Time. Cliff will address open access, its impact on academic institutions and how the broader intellectual shift is affecting not only academic institutions, but all areas of research. What will the future of research look like?

NOW AVAILABLE: Easy Drag and Drop Upload with DuraCloud 2.4.0

Winchester, MA  Today the DuraSpace organization announced the release of DuraCloud 2.4.0. The latest version of DuraCloud offers customers significantly improved content upload and download capabilities including the drag and drop upload feature, installers that make it easy to use the Sync Tool, and more. DuraCloud is an archiving and preservation service that gives users the choice of where to store their content while providing a suite of services that ensure their content's long term accessibility.

CALL: CNI Fall 2013 Membership Meeting, Washington, DC, Dec. 9-10

Washington, DC  Proposals are now being accepted for project briefings to be presented at CNI's Fall 2013 Membership Meeting in Washington, DC on Dec. 9-10.

Project briefings are 45-minute or one-hour sessions that focus on a discussion of a hot topic, or on a specific institutional/organizational project related to digital information. A limited number of project briefings are accepted.

Proposals may be submitted via online form:

DuraSpace at EDUCAUSE: Open-Source Collaboration: A Pathway to Sustainability


Winchester, MA
 UNC Chapel Hill Libraries and DuraSpace have partnered to make digital preservation software available to a broader community. This collaboration provides a model for other institutions to gain broader adoption of their open-source software and improve long-term sustainability. This presentation will address the successes and challenges of this model.

DuraSpace Board Member Ann Wolpert

Winchester, MA  Longtime DuraSpace board member, friend and supporter Ann Wolpert died on October 1, 2013. MIT News notes that she was a "leading light on role of the research library in the digital age" as director of MIT libraries. Her vision and energy will be sorely missed.

MIT News obituary: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/ann-wolpert-obituary.html

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Research Data Curation at UC San Diego: An Overview"

Winchester, MA  On October 1 David Minor, Head of Research Data Curation Program and Declan Fleming, Chief Technology Strategist, at UC San Diego Library presented “Research Data Curation at UC San Diego: An Overview.”

AVAILABLE: September DuraSpace Digest–Research Data in Repositories, Mobile Apps and DSpace, VIVO Conference Report

Winchester, MA  Find out how to get a spot in the "Research Data in Repositories" Hot Topics web seminar series, get updates from DuraSpace Registered Service Providers, learn about what happened at the VIVO Conference, read job postings and more in the September issue of DuraSpace Digest:

http://duraspace.org/vol-5-issue-8-september-2013

CALL: Internet2 Proposals and Working Meetings for I2Global Summit 2014

From Traci Husse, Program Director, Community Events Internet2

Washington, DC  The Call for Participation for the 2014 Internet2 Global Summit is now open!  This includes calls for Proposals and Working Meetings.

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