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PARTICIPATE in Endangered Data Week: April 17-21

March 14, 2017

From Bethany Nowviskie, Director of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) at CLIR and Research Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Virginia  Washington, DC  DLF and CLIR invite you to participate in Endangered Data Week, a distributed network of events running from April 17th-21st, 2017: endangereddataweek.org Endangered Data Week is a new, annual, grassroots effort to: raise awareness of threats to publicly available data of… Read more »

Fedora Repository Contributor Danny Bernstein–A Musical Approach to Fedora Flexibility

March 13, 2017

The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to ensure the project's success. 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. This is the first article in the Fedora… Read more »

WATCH a Hyku Demo: ResourceSync Change Lists, Bulk Import, Admin Dashboard++

March 9, 2017

From Mike Giarlo, Technical Manager, Hydra-in-a-Box project, on behalf of the Hyku repository tech team Stanford, CA  Here's the latest demo of advances made on Hyku. This demo covers work done in January and February of 2017—including ResourceSync change lists, load-testing and bulk import, administrative dashboard UI refinements, and group management—and is now available: https://youtu.be/wwlr9UuiahU To view all… Read more »

PARTICIPATE: National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Digital Preservation Staffing Survey

March 9, 2017

From The NDSA Staffing Survey Working Group Washington, DC  Does your organization manage and preserve digital content? If so, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is interested in hearing from you! NDSA is conducting a survey of institutions with digital preservation responsibilities to gain insight into how organizations worldwide are addressing digital preservation staffing, scoping… Read more »

Subscribe to the Hydra-In-A-Box Update

February 28, 2017

This month's issue of Hydra-In-A-Box Update is now available with news and information about community progress, plans, and pilots:  Hyku Repository Alpha Release Coming Soon for Community Testing and Feedback Roadmap Reports Upcoming Presentations To receive the bi-monthly Hydra-In-A-Box Update sign-up here.    

INTRODUCING Fedora 4 Ansible

February 22, 2017

From Yinlin Chen, Software Engineer, Digital Library Development, University Libraries, Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA  Ansible helps build a strong foundation for DevOps with a simple, powerful IT automation engine that accelerates DevOps initiatives. Fedora 4 Ansible https://github.com/VTUL/fcrepo4-ansible [1] was derived from the Sufia Ansible playbook [2] used in VT and presented in Hydra Connect 16 [3]. You can use this Ansible… Read more »

DuraSpace at Your Service

February 13, 2017

Austin, TX  How can we help? That’s what we at DuraSpace hope to learn from you, our valued community. We have developed a 4-question survey that should take you no more than 5 minutes to complete aimed at learning more about how DuraSpace might better serve our community. We have heard directly and indirectly from… Read more »

Telling Fedora 4 Stories at the University of Alberta with Geoff Harder, Peter Binkley, and Leah Vanderjagt

February 7, 2017

“Telling Fedora 4 Stories” is an initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing details about Fedora 4 implementations for the community and beyond. The following interview, conducted by Carol Minton Morris with Geoff Harder, Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives, Peter Binkley, Digital Initiatives Technology Librarian, and Leah… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.7.1 Release

January 25, 2017

From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager, on behalf of the Fedora Team The Fedora Team is proud to announce the release of Fedora 4.7.1. on January 24, 2017. Full release notes are available on the wiki. The Fedora 4.7.1 release is a backwards compatible refinement of the previous release, focused on improvements and bug fixes to the REST-API… Read more »

DuraSpace Looks Forward

January 18, 2017

Austin, TX   We at DuraSpace are looking forward to a productive year in partnership with our valued community while also looking back over a decade of community development and action, open source technology advances, and organizational growth.  We took a moment to dream big. Could we better integrate mindshare? What would thoughtful expansion look like?… Read more »