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Register Today: Islandora Camps

April 25, 2018

The Islandora community is hosting multi-day learning seminars called Islandora Camps this summer. The camps will be in Limerick, Ireland (Islandora CampEU18, June 20-22) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Islandora Camp HRM, July 18-20). Islandora Camps provide focused training on administering Islandora combined with sessions from the community showcasing innovative implementations and initiatives. Camps offer both administrative and developer tracks.… Read more »

Join Fedora at OR2018

April 13, 2018

If you will be traveling to Bozeman, Montana for OR2018 June 4-7 please join David Wilcox and Daniel Bernstein at Montana State University for a full-day workshop on June 4 that will provide an overview of Fedora–the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content. The latest version… Read more »

Join Fedora at IASSIST & CARTO 2018 Conference

April 12, 2018

If you will be traveling to Montreal, Quebec for IASSIST & CARTO Conference May 29 to June 1 please join David Wilcox for a half-day workshop on May 29 “Supporting data storytellers with Fedora“. The Workshop will provide an overview of Fedora–the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content.… Read more »

Become a DuraSpace Member: Building Bridges to Worldwide Open Scholarship With Open Source Technologies and Open Standards

April 10, 2018

Today we officially launch the 2018 DuraSpace Membership Campaign. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of the DuraSpace projects – DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and CASRAI. While DuraSpace, a non-profit, proudly provides both the software and standards for free for anyone to use, we rely on the financial support and collaboration of our members to continue to… Read more »

Announcement: CASRAI to Become a DuraSpace Project

April 3, 2018

The Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information (CASRAI) improves the flow of information within and between research stakeholders by developing and maintaining standard information agreements among various stakeholders in the research enterprise. The DuraSpace organization and CASRAI are pleased to announce that CASRAI is now a project of DuraSpace. Together they will work to enable… Read more »

Are you using DSpace, Fedora or VIVO?

March 13, 2018

As the number of DSpace and Fedora repositories and VIVO installations grow–in 2018 there are more than 2,900 registered worldwide–the desire to learn more about them–where are they, how they are accessed online, what type of content they hold, software versions, specializations etc.–also increases. Answers to these and other questions can lead to greater connections… Read more »

Recording Available: Getting Started with Fedora Webinar

March 5, 2018

On February 28, 2018 David Wilcox., Fedora Product Manager presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar, “Getting Started with Fedora.”  This presentation provided an overview of the software and basic concepts, examples of deployments, and an overview and demonstration of the core and extended features. Additionally, ways to become involved with the Fedora community and how Fedora… Read more »

Highlights From The International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC)

March 5, 2018

A workshop on Supporting FAIR Data Principles with Fedora was delivered on Thursday, February 22 by David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager. This workshop provided an overview of Fedora with a focus on how it can support the four FAIR principles: findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability. Attendees had an opportunity to explore Fedora features first-hand using a virtual… Read more »

REMINDER: Save on Fedora Camp at NASA pricing–Register soon!

March 5, 2018

From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager The early bird price for Fedora Camp at NASA [1] ends on Friday, March 16, so be sure to reserve your spot soon! The camp takes place May 16-18. Training will begin with the basics and build toward more advanced concepts – no prior Fedora experience is required. Participants can expect… Read more »

Recording and Slides From CLAW Webinar: Islandora + Fedora 4

February 27, 2018

Last Friday February 23rd the University of Toronto Scarborough hosted an Islandora CLAW + Linked Data Lunch and Learn session. The recording is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC1mujWB30k&t=12s. Webinar presentations: 0:00:14 – Introduction to Islandora CLAW and Linked Data (Danny Lamb, Technical Lead, Islandora Foundation) Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1PaSXTGWekQAADA0NSL6e4-oC2fP12xj5wj57ATlMT1A/edit#slide=id.g3220567843_1_112 1:02:32 – Islandora Metadata Interest Group Update (Rosie LeFaive, UPEI, Mike Bolam,… Read more »