News & Events

DSpace 5 & 6 Extension Will Soon Enable Support for New OpenAIRE Literature Guidelines

December 3, 2019

From Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) Several Canadian research libraries are providing funding to ensure that the vast majority of DSpace repositories around the world can be discovered through OpenAIRE, an international database of open scholarly content. Quality and comprehensive metadata are a critical requirement for building discovery and other… Read more »

Be a Volunteer Reviewer for the LYRASIS 2020 Catalyst Fund Applications

December 3, 2019

The LYRASIS Catalyst Fund is an award program to fund new ideas and innovative projects by LYRASIS members. The 2020 application process will close February 20, 2020. The Catalyst Fund is a membership benefit administered by the LYRASIS Leaders Circle to expand opportunities to share expertise and collaborate on innovations with potential for community-wide impact.… Read more »

News from 4Science–November 2019: Report From German institutions

November 26, 2019

From Susanna Mornati, 4Science On November 18 in Münster (Germany, EU) the First International DSpace-CRIS User Group Meeting was held as a satellite event of the euroCRIS Membership Meeting, thanks to the hospitality of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU). 4Science, together with The Library Code and other organizations in the DSpace-CRIS community, such as the Hamburg University of… Read more »

Welcome New LYRASIS Clients

November 25, 2019

LYRASIS Digital Technology Services is pleased to welcome the following new clients to LYRASIS hosted ArchivesSpace, CollectionSpace, DSpaceDirect, DuraCloud, Islandora, and Library Simplified services! Canadian University Dubai City of Somerville, MA Connecticut State Library Denver Botanic Gardens Montana State Library Queen’s University Belfast University of Nebraska Omaha Valdosta State University

Invitation from the Mexican DSpace Users Group: “Installation, Configuration and Customization DSpace 6.3

November 6, 2019

The Mexican DSpace Users Group is pleased to offer the community the opportunity to register for a virtual course on “Installation, Configuration and Customization DSpace 6.3” with Sheyla Salazar Waldo y Julian Timal Tlachi from the Mexican DSpace Users Group. The objective of this course is to explain how DSpace software (version 6.3) is installed… Read more »

Announcing the First International DSpace-CRIS User Group Meeting

November 5, 2019

From Susanna Mornati, 4Science 4Science, together with The Library Code and other organizations in the DSpace-CRIS community, such as the Hamburg University of Technology, the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, the Georg-August-University Goettingen, the Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg, the University of Bern, the University of Trieste, invite all  institutions interested in DSpace-CRIS, the free open-source Research Information Management System (aka CRIS/RIMS), to join… Read more »

NDSA Announces the Levels of Digital Preservation 2.0

October 29, 2019

From Carol Kussmann, University of Minnesota Libraries After over a year of hard work, the NDSA (National Digital Stewardship Alliance) Levels of Digital Preservation Working group announces the Levels of Digital Preservation 2.0! In 2018 the NDSA sent out a call to the larger digital preservation community asking for interest in updating the Levels of… Read more »

News from 4Science: First International DSpace-CRIS User Group Meeting and Community Initiatives Supported by 4Science.

October 22, 2019

From Susanna Mornati, Director of Operations, 4Science 4Science, together with The Library Code and other organizations in the DSpace-CRIS community, such as the Hamburg University of Technology, the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, the Georg-August-University Goettingen, the Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg, the University of Bern, the University of Trieste, are inviting all the interested institutions in DSpace-CRIS, the first free… Read more »

New Features for DSpace 5 and 6 ORCID Integration

October 22, 2019

REST API extensions, allow you to view and manipulate ORCiDs on DSpace items, ORCID iD badges next to author names and advanced search support, are now available in a new open source patch thanks to KAUST. KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) has issued a new DSpace patch that significantly extends default features available in ORCID… Read more »

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand live on DSpace Express

October 22, 2019

In a record time of less than one month, OPNZ was live on Atmire’s DSpace Express service. It is hard to imagine two places being further apart than Leuven, near Brussels, Belgium and Lower Hutt, near Wellington, New Zealand. Despite the 11 hours time zone difference, the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand (OPNZ) team members… Read more »