News & Events

Thank you to Our 2016 Members

November 29, 2016

Austin, TX  The 2016 DuraSpace Membership Campaign closed at the end of October. By joining DuraSpace this year 159 members are now connected with the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO projects they depend on. DuraSpace members become open source project part-owners who actively help advance project goals by participating in project governance. Thank you to all… Read more »

DSpace Workshop in Chile: Innovación en Repositorios Digitales Dspace

November 14, 2016

Santiago, Chile  On December 6, 2017 the Universidad La República and Prodigio Consultores, a DuraSpace Registered Service provider specializing in digital information management projects, are set to offer a one-day workshop. Highlights will include discussions of good engineering practices and examples of DSpace technical implementations including development of statistics and usage metrics. In addition success stories will be shared… Read more »

Welcome to DSpace Committer Art Lowel

November 10, 2016

From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead for DuraSpace on behalf of the DSpace Committers Group Austin, TX  The DSpace Committers are delighted to announce a new member to the team: Art Lowel from Atmire. Please join us in welcoming him! Art holds a degree in computer science from KU Leuven in Belgium. He got acquainted with… Read more »

CALL for Proposals: ALA International Relations Round Table (IRRT) Committee at ALA 2017

November 10, 2016

From Paromita Biswas, Western Carolina University, Hunter Library Cullowhee, NC  The American Library Association, International Papers and Projects Committee invites proposals for presentations to be made at the next ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, USA June 22-27, 2017. Presentations will be delivered at the International Papers Session scheduled in June 2017. The International Papers and Projects… Read more »

CALL for OR2017 DSpace Interest Group Proposals

November 8, 2016

From Allison Brown, Digital Services Coordinator, University of Otago Join us for the DSpace Interest Group sessions at Open Repositories 2017 [1] to meet other DSpace users and developers and share your experiences with one another. Whether you’re a developer, researcher, repository manager, administrator or practitioner, we would like to hear from you. The DSpace… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 6.0–API Enhancements and New Features

October 25, 2016

From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead for DuraSpace, on behalf of the DSpace developers I would like to formally announce that DSpace 6.0 is now available!  DSpace 6 provides significant API enhancements and new features to the DSpace platform. DSpace 6.0 can be downloaded immediately from: https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/releases/tag/dspace-6.0 6.0 Release notes are available at: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC6x/Release+Notes In addition, you… Read more »

Telling DSpace Stories at The National Library of Finland with Samu Viita

October 17, 2016

“Telling DSpace Stories” is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing details about DSpace implementations for the community and beyond. The following interview conducted by Carol Minton Morris with Samu Viita includes personal observations that may not represent the opinions and views of the National Library… Read more »

AVAILABLE: DSpace 5.6–Provides Security and Bug Fixes to 5.0

October 14, 2016

From Tim Donohue, DSpace tech lead on behalf of the DSpace developers Austin, TX  DSpace 5.6 is now available providing security fixes to the XMLUI, JSPUI and REST API, along with bug fixes to the DSpace 5.x platform. DSpace 5.5 can be downloaded immediately from: https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/releases/tag/dspace-5.6 5.5 Release notes are available at: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC5x/Release+Notes 5.6 Security / Bug… Read more »

Open Repositories 2017–Now Open for Online Submissions

September 30, 2016

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  The OR17 Call for Proposals is available on the conference web site: http://or2017.net/call-for-proposals/ The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program,… Read more »

Welcome Heather Greer Klein: Hosted Services Customer Specialist

September 27, 2016

Austin, TX  DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Heather Greer Klein accepted the position as hosted services customer specialist effective October 26, 2016. In this role, Heather will work closely with the DuraSpace hosted services team to manage the lead to sale process of DuraSpace hosted services (DuraCloud, DSpaceDirect, ArchivesDirect) including customer service, product pricing,… Read more »