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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 »

Telling Fedora 4 Stories at Johns Hopkins Library with Sayeed Choudhury

January 16, 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 Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and… Read more »

NEW Demo from Hyku Repository (Hydra-In-A-Box) Team

January 9, 2017

From Mike Giarlo on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application (Hyku) tech team Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application (Hyku) continues, and here's our latest demo. Continued thanks to Indiana University for contributing to these sprints, and thanks to Notre Dame for joining the sprints. This demo covers work done in November and December of 2016—improved… Read more »

Fedora, Museums, and the Web

December 14, 2016

Austin, TX  The annual Museums and the Web Conference (MW2017) will be held April 19-22, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio featuring advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice of interest to museums, galleries, libraries, science centers, and archives. Formal and informal networking events are scheduled throughout the event to bring attendees–webmasters, social media managers, educators,… Read more »

Report from Fedora Camp in NYC

December 13, 2016

Austin, TX  After successful Fedora Camps held at Duke University in North Carolina and Caltech in Southern California, the Fedora team hit the big city.  An intimate group of 22 Fedora enthusiasts came together at Columbia University in New York City November 28-30. Instructors from the US and Canada were on hand to teach and… Read more »

On the Road with Fedora: IDCC Workshop

December 12, 2016

The 12th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be held in Edinburgh from February 20-23, 2017 bringing together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context. David Wilcox, Fedora product manager for DuraSpace, will offer a full-day Fedora workshop, “Curating Digital Content with Fedora,” on… Read more »

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 »