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Fedora 6 Alpha Release is Here

November 23, 2020

Today marks a milestone in our progress toward Fedora 6 – the Alpha Release is now available for download and testing! Over the past year, our dedicated Fedora team, along with an extensive list of active community members and committers, have been working hard to deliver this exciting release to all of our users. So… Read more »

Fedora Migration Paths and Tools Project Update: November 2020

November 16, 2020

This is the second in a series of monthly updates on the Fedora Migration Paths and Tools project – please see last month’s post for a summary of the work completed up to that point. This project has been generously funded by the IMLS. The University of Virginia pilot project work continued this month, primarily… Read more »

Fedora Migration Paths and Tools Project Update: October 2020

October 14, 2020

This is the first in a series of monthly blog posts that will provide updates on the IMLS-funded Fedora Migration Paths and Tools: a Pilot Project. The first phase of the project began in September with kick-off meetings for each pilot partner: the University of Virginia and Whitman College. These meetings established roles and responsibilities… Read more »

Fedora in the time of COVID-19

August 18, 2020

The impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 are being felt around the world, and access to digital materials is essential in this time of remote work and study. The Fedora community has been reflecting on the value of our collective digital repositories in helping our institutions and researchers navigate this unprecedented time.  Many member institutions have… Read more »

Curriculum Available: Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona

January 8, 2020

The curriculum for the upcoming Islandora and Fedora Camp at Arizona State University, February 24-26, 2020 is now available here. Islandora and Fedora Camp, hosted by Arizona State University Libraries, offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about the latest versions of Islandora and Fedora. Training will begin with the basics and build… Read more »

Open Repositories 2020: Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

December 9, 2019

The Open Repositories Steering Committee is now accepting applications for fellowships to attend OR2020 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The fellowship programme allows a limited number of qualified librarians, repository managers, developers, or researchers in digital libraries or related fields to participate in the conference. The fellowship covers travel, accommodation, meals and incidentals, as well as full conference… Read more »

Be a Volunteer Reviewer for the LYRASIS 2020 Catalyst Fund Applications

December 3, 2019

The LYRASIS Catalyst Fund is an award program to fund new ideas and innovative projects by LYRASIS members. The 2020 application process will close February 20, 2020. The Catalyst Fund is a membership benefit administered by the LYRASIS Leaders Circle to expand opportunities to share expertise and collaborate on innovations with potential for community-wide impact.… Read more »

Fedora 6 Sprint

November 25, 2019

From David Wilcox, Fedora Program Leader, DuraSpace Community Supported Programs, LYRASIS The second Fedora 6 sprint ran from November 4-15, 2019 with 11 participants from across the Fedora community: Danny Bernstein, LYRASIS Andrew Woods, LYRASIS Ben Pennell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Peter Eichman, University of Maryland Jared Whiklo, University of Manitoba Bethany… Read more »

Register for Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona, February 24-26, 2020

October 29, 2019

LYRASIS and the Islandora Foundation invite you to attend the first Islandora and Fedora Camp at Arizona State University, February 24-26, 2020: https://www.lyrasis.org/Content/Pages/Event-Details.aspx?Eid=5F12A402-E7F4-E911-80FE-00155D73CF3B. Islandora is an open-source software framework designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage, and discover digital assets using a best-practices framework.  Islandora was originally developed by the University… Read more »

NDSA Announces the Levels of Digital Preservation 2.0

October 29, 2019

From Carol Kussmann, University of Minnesota Libraries After over a year of hard work, the NDSA (National Digital Stewardship Alliance) Levels of Digital Preservation Working group announces the Levels of Digital Preservation 2.0! In 2018 the NDSA sent out a call to the larger digital preservation community asking for interest in updating the Levels of… Read more »