Fedora News

To keep up on the latest Fedora news, please sign up for our monthly newsletter.

Introduction to Fedora Workshop at DLF 2016 Forum

October 24, 2016

Austin, TX  This year the DLF (Digital Library Federation) Forum Nov 6-10, is combined with two additional events–the Liberal Arts Colleges Pre-Conference and Digital Preservation 2016. The event will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at at the historic Pfister Hotel. More information is available here: https://www.diglib.org/forums/2016forum/ On Tuesday, November 8 David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager… Read more »

CALL for Evaluation and Feedback: Fedora API Extension Architecture (API-X)

October 24, 2016

From Elliot Metsger, Senior Programmer/Analyst, Digital Research and Curation Center, Johns Hopkins University, on behalf of the Fedora API-X group The Fedora API Extension Architecture (API-X) working group has been planning a milestone release and associated demo of the API-X framework and an assortment of extensions.  While this does not represent a production release, the framework has… Read more »

ROUND-UP: Fedora Camp NYC Overview

October 17, 2016

Austin, TX  The Fedora Project is set to hold a three-day Fedora Camp in New York City, hosted by Columbia University Libraries at the Butler Library, November 28-30, 2016.  In this post you will find an overview of what will be covered on each day, and details regarding instructors and scheduling. Training will begin with… Read more »

Open Repositories 2017–Now Open for Online Submissions

September 30, 2016

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  The OR17 Call for Proposals is available on the conference web site: http://or2017.net/call-for-proposals/ The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program,… Read more »

Welcome Heather Greer Klein: Hosted Services Customer Specialist

September 27, 2016

Austin, TX  DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Heather Greer Klein accepted the position as hosted services customer specialist effective October 26, 2016. In this role, Heather will work closely with the DuraSpace hosted services team to manage the lead to sale process of DuraSpace hosted services (DuraCloud, DSpaceDirect, ArchivesDirect) including customer service, product pricing,… Read more »

AVAILABLE: Fedora Camel Component 4.4.4

September 22, 2016

From Aaron Coburn, systems administrator and programmer, Academic Technology Services, Amherst College Amherst, MA  I would like to announce the 4.4.4 release of the Fedora Camel component. This is a patch release that deprecates two endpoint options: transform and tombstone. Those options are still available in this release, but they will log a warning; they will… Read more »

TAKE A LOOK: DuraSpace Pictures on Instagram

September 22, 2016

Austin, TX  Who doesn't like a pretty picture? DuraSpace Pictures on Instagram features community news and updates plus photographs of people and places related to DuraSpace initiatives and activities. Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/duraspace_pictures/

ONLINE DSpace, Fedora and VIVO Technical Specifications

September 21, 2016

Austin, TX  Get current technical facts about DSpace, Fedora and VIVO in a concise format online, or as a downloadable PDF. Overview technical specifications for each DuraSpace open source project offer a basic description, history, a typical product use case, an architectural overview, key features and more. • DSpace technical specifications here. • Fedora technical… Read more »

CALL for Open Repositories Conference 2017 Proposals

September 21, 2016

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program, with submissions due by 20 November 2016. In 2017 the Open… Read more »

REMINDER Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting Open Repositories Conference: 2018 and 2019

September 14, 2016

From William Nixon and Elin Stangeland on behalf of the Open Repositories Steering Committee Glasgow, Scotland  The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2018 and 2019 Open Repositories Annual Conference series. The call is issued for two years this time to enable better planning ahead of… Read more »