News & Events

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 »

Moving Towards DSpace 7–Join Us!

February 2, 2017

From the DSpace 7 UI outreach group Austin, TX  Every other Thursday developers from countries around the world gather online to map out priorities and next steps towards getting started on a framework for DSpace 7–with an Angular 2 UI. The group is led by Art Lowel at Atmire. Coding is underway. The group is investigating… Read more »

CALL for Participation in DSpace 7 Development

January 23, 2017

From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead, on behalf of the DSpace 7 team Austin, TX  Over the past month, developers and technologists from DuraSpace, Atmire, 4Science, Texas A&M and other institutions have established a DSpace 7 UI Working Group with the goals of creating a new Angular 2 user interface (UI) and refactoring the REST… Read more »

DuraSpace Looks Forward

January 18, 2017

Austin, TX   We at DuraSpace are looking forward to a productive year in partnership with our valued community while also looking back over a decade of community development and action, open source technology advances, and organizational growth.  We took a moment to dream big. Could we better integrate mindshare? What would thoughtful expansion look like?… Read more »