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All Aboard for Fedora 6.0

June 11, 2021

As you may have heard, earlier this month the Fedora 6.0 Release Candidate was announced, which means we are moving full steam ahead toward an official full production release of the software. After 2 long years of laying down the tracks to guide us toward a shiny new Fedora, this train is nearly ready to… Read more »

Fedora: Meet the Team

May 14, 2021

Today we are sitting down with the staff team at Fedora who work alongside our wonderful community members every day to make things happen for the program. Fedora is an open-source, community-supported program funded entirely by membership contributions. Because of this funding, the program is able to support a small staff to work on developing,… Read more »

Fedora Migration Paths and Tools Project Update: April 2021

April 29, 2021

This is the seventh 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. Born Digital has set up both staging and production servers for… Read more »

Fedora 6.0: A Migration Story – The Berlin State Library

April 22, 2021

Last month we hosted the first of two Online Fedora User Group Meetings. This first meeting was held to accommodate users in European time zones and brought together members of the community to share use cases, ask questions and present on the progress being made within their institutions. Over 2 half-day sessions, we gained valuable… Read more »

Fedora Migration Paths and Tools Project Update: March 2021

March 24, 2021

This is the sixth 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 Whitman College pilot team has updated their Islandora 8 instance… Read more »

Meet the Members – Episode 2

March 12, 2021

Welcome to the second episode in a series of blog posts aimed at introducing you to some of the wonderful members within our community who work tirelessly to advocate, educate and promote Fedora and other community-supported programs like ours. At Fedora, we are strong because of our people and without individuals like this advocating for… Read more »

Fedora Migration Paths and Tools Project Update: February 2021

February 25, 2021

This is the fifth 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. A couple project-related presentations will be delivered at upcoming conferences: Paige… Read more »

Meet the Members

February 11, 2021

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts aimed at introducing you to some of the movers and shakers who work tirelessly to advocate, educate and promote Fedora and other community-supported programs like ours. At Fedora, we are strong because of our people and without individuals like this advocating for continued development we… Read more »

Fedora Migration Paths and Tools Project Update: January 2021

January 27, 2021

This is the fourth 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 grant team has been focused on completing an initial build… Read more »

Fedora Migration Paths and Tools Project Update: December 2020

December 16, 2020

This is the third 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 Principal Investigator, David Wilcox, participated in a presentation for CNI… Read more »