News & Events

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 »

ANNOUNCING The 2017 Open Repositories Conference Scholarship Programme

November 29, 2016

From the Open Repositories Conference Steering Committee The Open Repositories Steering Committee invites applications for the Open Repositories 2017 Scholarship Programme. Scholarships provide support for a small number of full registered places for the 2017 conference in Brisbane through a competitive application process. It is open to librarians, repository managers, developers, and researchers in digital… Read more »

Library of Congress Survey: Are You Ready to Provide Long-term Access?

November 29, 2016

From Barrie Howard, Internship and Fellowship Programs, Library of Congress Washington, DC  How prepared is your organization to provide long-term, durable access to its mission-critical digital content? What skills and experience do staff need to address the digital preservation needs of your organization? The Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (DPOE) Program, http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/education/index.html, is… Read more »

AVAILABLE: DSpace-CRIS 5.6 and DSpace-CKAN

November 29, 2016

From Andrea Bollini, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer,4Science On November 16, 4Science announced to the DSpace Community the release of the 5.6(.1) version of DSpace-CRIS built on top of DSpace JSPUI 5.6: https://github.com/4Science/DSpace/tree/dspace-cris-5.6.1 Together with the new version, at the same time we released a new add-on module for DSpace(-CRIS) named DSpace-CKAN: https://github.com/4Science/dspace-ckan You can take… Read more »

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 »