News & Events

June DSpace User Group Meeting in Geneva

March 27, 2017

rom Atmire   Heverlee, Belgium  DuraSpace and Atmire invite you to take part in a free DSpace User Group Meeting on June 20th, prior to the OAI10 conference in Geneva. false In this year’s edition of the OAI conference Atmire and DuraSpace will bring DSpace repository managers, developers and DSpace enthusiasts together in a free DSpace User Group… Read more »

PARTICIPATE in Endangered Data Week: April 17-21

March 14, 2017

From Bethany Nowviskie, Director of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) at CLIR and Research Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Virginia  Washington, DC  DLF and CLIR invite you to participate in Endangered Data Week, a distributed network of events running from April 17th-21st, 2017: endangereddataweek.org Endangered Data Week is a new, annual, grassroots effort to: raise awareness of threats to publicly available data of… Read more »

PARTICIPATE: National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Digital Preservation Staffing Survey

March 9, 2017

From The NDSA Staffing Survey Working Group Washington, DC  Does your organization manage and preserve digital content? If so, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is interested in hearing from you! NDSA is conducting a survey of institutions with digital preservation responsibilities to gain insight into how organizations worldwide are addressing digital preservation staffing, scoping… Read more »

On the Road with DSpace 7 Collaborators

March 2, 2017

From the DSpace 7 UI outreach group Austin, TX  DSpace community members will be attending conferences and meetings this spring where DSpace 7 UI development will be discussed. If you will be attending as well please reach out to them, "ask about DSpace 7," and find out how to get involved with community efforts around… Read more »

CATCH UP with DSpace 7: Web Seminar Recording Available

February 28, 2017

Austin, TX  Did you miss today's Hot Topics webinar—Introducing DSpace 7?  Claire Knowles, The University of Edinburgh, Art Lowel, Atmire, Andrea Bollini, 4Science, and Tim Donohue, DuraSpace, highlighted key aspects of DSpace 7 development with an overview of the Rest API and Angular UI. Listen to the recording and download the slides now available here: https://duraspace.org/hot-topics Register… Read more »

Curtin University Trades Digitool for DSpace

February 28, 2017

From Bram Luyten, Atmire Heverlee, Belgium  Atmire migrated Curtin's institutional repository espace from Digitool to DSpace 5. Read this article to learn more about the project and the new espace features! Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with Australia’s third largest international student population. The migration of Curtin University's espace… Read more »

Managing Cultural Heritage with DSpace–Yes We Can!

February 28, 2017

From Michele Mennielli, International Business Developer 4Science   Rome, Italy  DSpace provides many of the features of a Digital Library Asset Management System (DAMS), indeed it is already used by hundreds of institutions all around the world as a DAMS. DSpace stores, preserves and disseminates digital cultural heritage content fulfilling the four main tasks required… Read more »

Oslo and Akershus University College (HiOA) Launch DSpace IRs on KnowledgeArc Platform

February 28, 2017

From Michael Guthrie, KnowledgeArc Hove, UK Oslo and Akershus University College (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus or HiOA) have deployed their two new institutional repositories, HiOA Open Digital Archive and HiOA Fagarkivet on the KnowledgeArc managed, hosted DSpace platform. Significant in these deployments is that they are both integrated fully with the Joomla Content Management… Read more »

DuraSpace at Your Service

February 13, 2017

Austin, TX  How can we help? That’s what we at DuraSpace hope to learn from you, our valued community. We have developed a 4-question survey that should take you no more than 5 minutes to complete aimed at learning more about how DuraSpace might better serve our community. We have heard directly and indirectly from… Read more »

COAR Seeks Comments on Vision for Next Generation Repositories

February 8, 2017

From Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) Göttingen, Germany  COAR is pleased to announce the publication of the initial outcomes of the COAR Next Generation Repositories Working Group for public comment.  In April 2016, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) launched a working group to help identify new functionalities and… Read more »