News & Events

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

March 13, 2019

Atlanta, GA – March 13, 2019 – LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce that by July 1, 2019, they will officially merge to create one dynamic organization empowered to help drive scalable change, new technologies and vital services. This merger will create a new model for collaboration, innovation and development in the landscape of academic,… Read more »

Recording Available: “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop” webinar

March 6, 2019

On March 5, 2019 Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library and Pascal Becker, The Library Code, presented, “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop.” In 2018, the DSpace development team packaged DSpace to be run with Docker. This made it possible to start any version of DSpace from your desktop with… Read more »

Heather Greer Klein is the DSpace Product Manager

March 6, 2019

DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Heather Greer Klein has taken on temporary, part-time responsibilities as the DSpace 7 Product Manager. In this role, Heather will work closely with the DSpace Technical Lead, DSpace Governance, and DSpace 7 working groups to manage the Preview and Beta releases of DSpace 7. Ms. Greer Klein will also… Read more »

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

February 28, 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 »

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 »