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JOIN US at Fedora Camp in Texas

May 4, 2017

Austin, TX  You are invited to join experienced trainers and Fedora gurus at Fedora Camp, co-hosted by University of Texas Libraries and Texas Digital Library, to be held October 16-18 at the Perry-Castañeda Library at the University of Texas, Austin.Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora 4, the latest… Read more »

Nick Ruest–At the Intersection of Next Gen Islandora and Fedora

May 3, 2017

The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to make the project successful. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community. Nick Ruest is a long-time contributor to the Fedora repository… Read more »

DEMO: Recent Hyku Technical Advances

May 2, 2017

From Michael J. Giarlo, Technical Manager, Hydra-in-a-Box Project, Software Architect on behalf of the Hyku tech team Stanford, CA  Here’s the latest demo of advances made on Hyku. This demo covers work done in March and April of 2017 — including the consolidated dashboard with collapsible sidebar, ability to change the colors of the site via… Read more »

A Report from the 2017 DuraSpace Member Summit

April 26, 2017

Albuquerque, NM The annual DuraSpace Summit report to members was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on April 4-5 following the CNI Spring Member Meeting. DuraSpace Members met to focus on strategy and tactics aimed at broadening and extending the organization’s reach in support of global community ecosystem efforts towards preservation and accessibility of cultural heritage and academic… Read more »

Webinar: Powering Linked Data and Hosted Solutions with Fedora

April 24, 2017

Fedora is a flexible, extensible, open source repository platform that forms a strong  base for digital preservation, and supports Linked Data.  Fedora is used in a wide variety of institutions around the world, including libraries, museums, archives, and government organizations. Join us for a webinar on Tuesday, May 16* at 9:30am AEST (convert to your timezone) to… Read more »

PARTICIPATE: Beyond the Repository Survey On Distributed Preservation

April 19, 2017

From the “Beyond the Repository” Team: Laura Alagna, Carolyn Caizzi, Brendan Quinn, Sibyl Schaefer, Evviva Weinraub Northwestern University Libraries and the University of California San Diego Library are investigating the integration of local digital repository services with distributed preservation networks, such as The Digital Preservation Network (DPN), Chronopolis, and the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust). This research… Read more »

Welcome New DuraSpace Board Members Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann

April 19, 2017

Austin, TX The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann have accepted appointments to the DuraSpace Board of Directors. Kaitlin Thaney is an open advocate and Senior Fellow at Mozilla. Most recently, Ms. Thaney served as the Director of Mozilla Leadership Networks at the Mozilla Foundation, overseeing community-based programs in science, learning,… Read more »

JOIN Fedora at ELAG2017 Athens

April 11, 2017

Austin, TX  The 41th European Library Automation Group (ELAG) Systems Seminar will be held at the National Technical University of Athens, in Athens, Greece from June 6 to 9 2017. If you will be traveling to ELAG2017 (http://elag2017.org) please join us at the Fedora Bootcamp, “Automating Digital Curation Workflows with Fedora,” on June 6. Bootcamp attendees will… Read more »

REGISTER for OR2017–Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration ’til April 21

April 10, 2017

From the organizers of the International Conference on Open Repositories We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 12th International Conference on Open Repositories, to be held on June 26-30, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. Full registration details and a link to the registration form may be found here<https://or2017.net/registration/>. OR 2017 is co-hosted by… Read more »

Balancing Community, Commitment, and Innovation–The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign

April 4, 2017

Austin, TX  The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign gets underway this week. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source software projects. DuraSpace proudly provides these applications for free for anyone to use. Our projects rely on membership fees to balance paying for staff who provide technical leadership, direct strategic planning, organize community outreach, and… Read more »