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ANNOUNCING The 2017 Open Repositories Conference Scholarship Programme

November 29, 2016

From the Open Repositories Conference Steering Committee The Open Repositories Steering Committee invites applications for the Open Repositories 2017 Scholarship Programme. Scholarships provide support for a small number of full registered places for the 2017 conference in Brisbane through a competitive application process. It is open to librarians, repository managers, developers, and researchers in digital… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.6.1 and 4.7.0 Releases

November 29, 2016

From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead Austin, TX  The Fedora Team is proud to announce the two releases: Fedora 4.6.1 and 4.7.0. The Fedora 4.7.0 release includes many fixes and improvements, documented below, as well as an upgrade to the backend datastore. Therefore, the Fedora 4.6.1 includes a patch to the underlying ModeShape that generates backups… Read more »

Thank you to Our 2016 Members

November 29, 2016

Austin, TX  The 2016 DuraSpace Membership Campaign closed at the end of October. By joining DuraSpace this year 159 members are now connected with the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO projects they depend on. DuraSpace members become open source project part-owners who actively help advance project goals by participating in project governance. Thank you to all… Read more »

CALL for Proposals: ALA International Relations Round Table (IRRT) Committee at ALA 2017

November 10, 2016

From Paromita Biswas, Western Carolina University, Hunter Library Cullowhee, NC  The American Library Association, International Papers and Projects Committee invites proposals for presentations to be made at the next ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, USA June 22-27, 2017. Presentations will be delivered at the International Papers Session scheduled in June 2017. The International Papers and Projects… Read more »

CALL Fedora Interest Group Proposals for OR2017

November 1, 2016

From David Wilcox, Fedora product manager, Open Repositories 2017 Fedora Interest Group co-chair Join us for the Fedora Interest Group sessions at Open Repositories 2017 to meet other Fedora users and developers and share your experiences with one another. If you are new to Fedora you will find many opportunities to learn more about the repository software… Read more »

Islandora and Fedora Events in NYC, Nov 28-30

October 31, 2016

Charlottetown, PEI, CAN; Austin, TX  discoverygarden and DuraSpace are pleased to announce three digital repository-related New York City events that will take place on November 28, 29, and 30. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet people interested in digital repositories, participate in hands-on learning, ask questions, and access helpful resources. We hope to see… Read more »

NEW DEMO from the Hydra-in-a-Box Tech Team

October 27, 2016

From Mike Giarlo, software architect, Stanford University Libraries, on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box tech team Palo Alto, CA  Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application continues, and here's our latest demo. Continued thanks to Indiana University for contributing to these sprints! This demo covers work done September 19-October 21—demonstrating an improved administrative UI, dynamic about page editing, and internationalization (work… Read more »

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 »