News & Events

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 »

TAKE A LOOK: DuraSpace Pictures on Instagram

September 22, 2016

Austin, TX  Who doesn't like a pretty picture? DuraSpace Pictures on Instagram features community news and updates plus photographs of people and places related to DuraSpace initiatives and activities. Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/duraspace_pictures/

ONLINE DSpace, Fedora and VIVO Technical Specifications

September 21, 2016

Austin, TX  Get current technical facts about DSpace, Fedora and VIVO in a concise format online, or as a downloadable PDF. Overview technical specifications for each DuraSpace open source project offer a basic description, history, a typical product use case, an architectural overview, key features and more. • DSpace technical specifications here. • Fedora technical… Read more »

CALL for Open Repositories Conference 2017 Proposals

September 21, 2016

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  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, with submissions due by 20 November 2016. In 2017 the Open… Read more »

REMINDER Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting Open Repositories Conference: 2018 and 2019

September 14, 2016

From William Nixon and Elin Stangeland on behalf of the Open Repositories Steering Committee Glasgow, Scotland  The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2018 and 2019 Open Repositories Annual Conference series. The call is issued for two years this time to enable better planning ahead of… Read more »

TRY IT OUT: DSpace 6.0 Release Candidate #3 Available

September 9, 2016

From Tim Donohue, DSpace tech lead, on behalf of the DSpace committers team Austin, TX  The third release candidate of 6.0 is now available for download and testing. 6.0-RC3 (Release Candidate #3) is a pre-release of 6.0, and we hope that the 6.0 final release will follow closely in its footsteps. We would appreciate additional… Read more »

Michele Kimpton: Vision and Skill Marked Tenure as DuraSpace CEO

March 2, 2015

Winchester, MA  Debra Hanken Kurtz became the new CEO of DuraSpace on February 16, 2015, taking the reigns from outgoing CEO Michele Kimpton. Ms. Kurtz looks forward to leading the organization in new directions while building on the solid foundation established by Ms. Kimpton. Recently Kimpton paused to reflect on key accomplishments and changes during her… Read more »