News & Events

4Science: Presenting the IIIF Image Viewer Add-on for DSpace

May 25, 2017

From Michele Mennielli, International Business Developer 4Science  The University of Trieste chose 4Science for hosting and the maintenance of their DSpace-CRIS installation. Thanks to this partnership we will be able to work on many new functionalities for DSpace-CRIS and soon make them available to the whole community. As the previous month, June will be a month full of important conferences. As a sponsor… Read more »

Deployment of ORCID Integration Services

May 24, 2017

From Emilio Lorenzo, Arvo Consulting  With the development of tight-integration functionalities between DSpace and orcid.org, repositories can obtain numerous advantages by improving data consistency in key information systems. These developments help repositories lower the barriers of ORCID integration and take-up. A number of services, suitable for institutions with ORCID membership and hence with access to member API, have… Read more »

DSpace UK and Ireland User Group Meeting Slides, Links and More

May 18, 2017

From Sarah Molly, Chair, DSpace UK and Ireland User Group, Research Support Manager, Library and Archives, Queen Mary University of London London, UK  Notes, jottings, slides and links from the May 17, 2017 DSpace UK and Ireland User Group meeting are available here. These resources will be updated over the next few days, and following up on actions, if you have… Read more »

Georgetown University Library to Host North American DSpace User Meeting

May 15, 2017

From Terry Brady, Applications Programmer Analyst, Georgetown University Library Information Technology Washington, DC  The Georgetown University Library will host a North American DSpace User Meeting for the DSpaceCommunity on Aug 22-23, 2017. The event will feature a combination of topics and breakout sessions of interest to DSpace developers and DSpace repository managers.  Session topics will include both technical topics and discussions of DSpace community processes. The agenda will be participant-driven… Read more »

PASIG at Oxford

May 4, 2017

From Sarah Mason, Bodleian Libraries on behalf of the PASIG Steering Committee We are excited to announce that this year’s PASIG conference will be in Oxford, UK from 11 – 13 September 2017. The event is being hosted and organised by the Digital Preservation at Oxford and Cambridge (DPOC) team. PASIG is a place to share practical… Read more »

INVITATION: DSpace UK and Ireland User Group Meeting

May 2, 2017

From Dr. Arthur Smith, Open Access Service Manager, Cambridge University Library  Cambridge, UK  You are invited to attend the UK and Ireland User Group Meeting on May 17, at the University of Cambridge. Please register your attendance (either in person or via video conference) at the Eventbrite link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dspace-uki-user-group-meeting-tickets-34137262471 The password to access the signup page is ‘DSpace’.… Read more »

A Report from the 2017 DuraSpace Member Summit

April 26, 2017

Albuquerque, NM The annual DuraSpace Summit report to members was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on April 4-5 following the CNI Spring Member Meeting. DuraSpace Members met to focus on strategy and tactics aimed at broadening and extending the organization’s reach in support of global community ecosystem efforts towards preservation and accessibility of cultural heritage and academic… Read more »

The DSpace 7 Project–A Simple Summary

April 20, 2017

From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead and the DSpace 7 UI Outreach Group. DSpace 7 development will be highlighted at OR2017 next month including demonstrations. Recordings and slides from the recent Hot Topics webinar series, “Introducing DSpace 7: Next Generation UI” are available here. Background to the DSpace 7 project Starting in 2015, a DSpace 2015-18 Strategic Plan was created/adopted, along… Read more »

PARTICIPATE: Beyond the Repository Survey On Distributed Preservation

April 19, 2017

From the “Beyond the Repository” Team: Laura Alagna, Carolyn Caizzi, Brendan Quinn, Sibyl Schaefer, Evviva Weinraub Northwestern University Libraries and the University of California San Diego Library are investigating the integration of local digital repository services with distributed preservation networks, such as The Digital Preservation Network (DPN), Chronopolis, and the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust). This research… Read more »

Welcome New DuraSpace Board Members Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann

April 19, 2017

Austin, TX The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann have accepted appointments to the DuraSpace Board of Directors. Kaitlin Thaney is an open advocate and Senior Fellow at Mozilla. Most recently, Ms. Thaney served as the Director of Mozilla Leadership Networks at the Mozilla Foundation, overseeing community-based programs in science, learning,… Read more »