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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 »

Early Bird Discount Available for Fedora Camp Atlanta

March 6, 2019

Fedora Camp is coming to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia May 20 – 22, 2019!  Register by March 29, 2019 to receive an early bird discount.  Registration for DuraSpace Members and Service Providers is offered at a discounted rate. Fedora Camp offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora. Training will… 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 »

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 »

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

February 7, 2019

An institutional repository’s effectiveness in showcasing heterogenous content depends largely on an appropriate selection of metadata schemata. Specialized structures and fields are required to faithfully depict the context and type of audiovisual media and special collections. The metadata associated with digital assets are fundamental to the repository’s function, and they allow users to search, sort,… 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 »

Registration Open: Fedora Camp Atlanta

January 28, 2019

Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora is used in a wide variety of institutions including libraries, museums, archives, and government organizations. Fedora Camp, hosted by Emory University Libraries, offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora. Fedora Camp Atlanta… 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 »

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.0.0

December 20, 2018

From Daniel Bernstein, Technical Lead and Developer, on behalf of the Fedora Committers We are proud to announce the release of Fedora 5.0.0 December 14th, 2018. The move from Fedora 3.x to 4.x represented a full reimplementation of the Fedora architecture. The move from Fedora 4.x to 5.x DOES NOT represent the same scope of change. The changes… Read more »