News & Events

Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting the Annual Open Repositories Conference in 2021

February 26, 2019

The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2021 Open Repositories Annual Conference series. Proposals from the Americas will be given first consideration. The Open Repositories Steering Committee is accepting Expressions of Interest (EoI) to host the OR2021 conference until April 30th, 2019. Shortlisted sites will be… Read more »

The value of regional user Groups for a global community: Collaboration Update from Concytec and the Peruvian DSpace User Group

February 20, 2019

The Peruvian Council of Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (Concytec) has been collaborating closely with DuraSpace to advance and promote Open Access to scholarly publications in Peru. After the successful completion of the first DSpace & DSpace-CRIS Workshop held in July 2018–probably the most attended DSpace workshop to date–and the incorporation of Concytec as a… Read more »

Webinar Registration Open: “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop”

February 13, 2019

DuraSpace presents a Community Webinar, DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop On Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM ET (convert to your timezone), join Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library and Pascal Becker, The Library Code, when they present, “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace… Read more »

UPDATE: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Intent to Merge

February 12, 2019

On January 24, 2019 LYRASIS and DuraSpace announced their intent to merge, to form a robust new home for Community-Supported Programs and Services. Since then the Boards and staffs of LYRASIS and DuraSpace have been engaged in a due diligence fact-finding process aimed at gathering and synthesizing feedback from stakeholders to aid in leadership’s decision-making.… Read more »

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 »