News & Events

WEBINAR: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Town Hall Meeting

February 11, 2019

The LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards announced their “Intent to Merge” the two organizations on January 24, 2019. Both the LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards are currently in the due diligence phase to investigate the merger, and want to include their communities to discuss the future, answer questions and share feedback. Join us for a Town Hall… Read more »

CALL for Proposals–Spring 2019 euroCRIS Spring Membership Meeting

January 28, 2019

From Pablo de Castro, euroCRIS Secretariat As our Spring 2019 membership meeting at CSC (IT Center for Science) in Espoo/Helsinki approaches, this message is a call for proposals for presentations at the event. We’re currently working on the event website and on the programme, which will see some innovations with regard to previous editions. The dates… Read more »

Amplifying Impact: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Intent to Merge

January 23, 2019

LYRASIS and DuraSpace announce their intent to merge, forming a robust new home for Community-Supported Programs and Services. LYRASIS, an innovative full-service technology and services nonprofit, and DuraSpace, which specializes in open source technologies, plan to join their world-class 501(c)(3) nonprofit teams in 2019. LYRASIS is a recognized leader in building and delivering solutions to… Read more »

DSpace Anwendertreffen 2019–Call for Participation

January 21, 2019

From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code GmbH (German version below) The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2019 will take place at the University of Bamberg, on Thursday, 11th April 2019 and Friday, 12th April 2019. It is organized by the University Library of Bamberg and The Library Code GmbH. This meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users,… Read more »

DSpace Users Group Meeting and Training Workshop Held in New Delhi, India

January 1, 2019

The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Kalanidhi Division in collaboration with DSquare Technologies (Certified DuraSpace Contributor for DSpace) hosted a “DSpace Users Group Meeting and Training Workshop” on 3-4 December, 2018. Key objectives of the event included bringing the local user community together and enhancing their understanding of DSpace based on experiences of… Read more »

Impact of Plan S Implementation Guidelines on DSpace Repositories

December 18, 2018

From Atmire Atmire reflections on the requirements for Plan S compliant Open Access repositories. Coalition S recently released guidance on the implementation of Plan S, an initiative by European funders to make full and immediate Open Access a reality by 2020. Very specifically, this guidance contains section 10.2 – Requirements for Plan S compliant Open Access… Read more »

Happy Holidays From DuraSpace

December 17, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close all of us here at DuraSpace wish our friends and colleagues near and far the happiest of holiday seasons, and extend warm wishes for a prosperous and healthy new year. We are grateful for your continued interest in and support of our shared goal of preserving and providing access… Read more »

Exposing Repository Content to Google Scholar

December 17, 2018

From Atmire DSpace Repositories serving scholarly content generally receive a significant amount of daily download traffic from Google Scholar. In a recent webinar for Atmire clients, Bram Luyten zoomed in on: The basic principles of how Google Scholar indexes your repository Detecting and resolving indexing problems using the free Atmire Analyzer Monitoring traffic originating from Google… Read more »

Making DSpace GDPR Compliant

December 17, 2018

From DSquare Technologies DSquare Technologies is pleased to announce GDPR solution for DSpace. Most of us are aware that General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was enacted during May, 2018 resulting in stricter data privacy requirements. It is now more  important than ever to ensure security of Personal Identifiable information. DSquare Technologies developed a GDPR compliance… Read more »

“DSpace Konsortium Deutschland” Set Up to Develop Open Source Software

November 28, 2018

Open access to scientific findings is essential. This conviction is shared by both the Executive Board of TU Berlin and the University Library. To this end, the Technische Universität Berlin approved an open access policy at the start of this year, thus lending its explicit support to its academics and researchers wishing to publish their… Read more »