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Core Attributes of Fedora Repository Enable Complex Modeling of Data and Objects For Re-use in a Wide Variety of Instances

July 10, 2018

The name Fedora is an acronym for the Flexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture. The Fedora Repository is very flexible; it is capable of serving as a digital content repository for a wide variety of use cases. Among these are digital asset management, institutional repositories, data repositories, digital archives, content management systems, scholarly publishing enterprises,… Read more »

Call for Fedora Leadership Group Nominations

June 25, 2018

Fedora Community we need you! The Fedora project is seeking two individuals from the community to be an active participant in the future of the Fedora project by serving as a member of the Fedora Leadership Group.   We invite anyone in the Fedora community, DuraSpace members (whose institution doesn’t already have a Leadership Group… Read more »

Registration Open: Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin

June 14, 2018

DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts invite you to attend Fedora and Samvera Camp at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018. Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. The latest version of Fedora features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data… Read more »

Participate: ORCID in Repositories Task Force

June 14, 2018

Background and group scope Over the past several years, new ORCID features and increased community uptake have introduced opportunities for ORCID to serve as open infrastructure for automating aspects of repository workflow. While some repositories have developed sophisticated infrastructure that leverages ORCID to automate workflow, support for ORCID is available out of the box in… Read more »

The 2018-19 Fedora Leadership Group & Community Nominations

June 13, 2018

Fedora is excited to announce the Leadership Group for the 2018 membership year. Chris Awre University of Hull Rob Cartolano Columbia University Sayeed Choudhury Johns Hopkins University Stefano Cossu The Art Institute of Chicago Tom Cramer Stanford University Jon Dunn Indiana University Karen Estlund Penn State University Declan Fleming University of California, San Diego Maude… Read more »

Important updates to DuraSpace’s privacy policy

May 24, 2018

GDPR is coming! At DuraSpace we have always cared about protecting your privacy. In order to meet the new General Data Protection Regulation that goes into effect Friday May 25, 2018, we have made a few changes to our Privacy Policy. Our primary objective in meeting these requirements is service to our community. Our approach… Read more »

Recording and Slides Available from the Hot Topics Series: The 2.5% Commitment: Investing in Open

May 21, 2018

Members of Duraspace are among leaders of institutions from all over the world who share a belief that our digital scientific and cultural heritage should be preserved and made accessible for future generations. Members of DuraSpace have been invited to become part of a conversation that aims to begin an investigation into what it will… Read more »

Debra Hanken Kurtz, DuraSpace CEO, to join Arizona State University as Associate University Librarian

May 17, 2018

Debra Hanken Kurtz will leave her post as CEO at DuraSpace to serve as the Associate University Librarian for Technology Services at Arizona State University Library. As of June 1, Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager at DuraSpace, will serve as the Interim Chief Executive Officer. Valorie Hollister, DuraSpace Director of Membership and Finance, and Bill… Read more »

AVAILABLE: 2017 Fedora Annual Report

May 1, 2018

The Fedora Project is pleased to announce that The 2017 Fedora Annual Report is now available. This report was approved by the Fedora Leadership Group at the end of April. A PDF of the report can be downloaded from the Fedora wiki. Highlights include a membership update, community profiles,  governance,  finance, and expenditures, progress on key… Read more »

Register Today: Islandora Camps

April 25, 2018

The Islandora community is hosting multi-day learning seminars called Islandora Camps this summer. The camps will be in Limerick, Ireland (Islandora CampEU18, June 20-22) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Islandora Camp HRM, July 18-20). Islandora Camps provide focused training on administering Islandora combined with sessions from the community showcasing innovative implementations and initiatives. Camps offer both administrative and developer tracks.… Read more »