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REGISTER for ILIDE (Innovative Library in Digital Era) 2018

February 27, 2018

The April 15-18 ILIDE (Innovative Library in Digital Era) International Conference in Jasna, Slovakia is open for registration. This International conference attracts librarians from all over the world. The aim of the Innovative Library in Digital Era Conference is to present visionary and original ideas based on the extensive experience of the participating experts and institutions.… Read more »

Registration Open: “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners” Webinar

February 11, 2018

DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners” on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST. Presented by Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager, DuraSpace Many in the DuraSpace and affiliate communities are preparing for major upgrades to their digital repositories. For some, the upgrades will impact underlying technologies, data models, standards… Read more »

Instructors Announced for Fedora Camp at NASA

February 6, 2018

From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager The Fedora team will offer a Camp from Wednesday May 16 – Friday May 18, 2018 at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland just outside of Washington, D.C.  The instructors include Esmé Cowles, Princeton University; Josh Westgard, University of Maryland, and the DuraSpace Fedora team; David Wilcox, Andrew… Read more »

Don’t Miss Fedora Camp at NASA

February 5, 2018

Are you new to Fedora and wish to learn more or are you ready to take your Fedora to the next level?  Fedora Camp offers everyone, the newbies and the veterans, a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora. The Fedora team will offer a Camp from Wednesday May 16 – Friday May… Read more »

Registration Open: “Getting Started with Fedora” Webinar

January 25, 2018

DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “Getting Started with Fedora” Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12:00 p.m. Eastern Presented by David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager Fedora is the flexible, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content.  It is especially well-suited for digital libraries and archives, both for access and preservation. It is also… Read more »

DuraSpace Board of Directors Changes Leadership

January 18, 2018

As we begin a new year, DuraSpace welcomes new leadership to our Board of Directors. The Board helps set DuraSpace’s priorities to ensure that our digital heritage is widely discoverable and accessible over the long term with a community-based open source technology portfolio. After serving for several years on the Board, and for three years… Read more »

Registration Open for Fedora Camp at NASA

January 17, 2018

Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora 4, the latest production version of Fedora, features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity, ease of use and more. Fedora Camp offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about… Read more »

Call for Papers extension—Open Repositories 2018: Sustaining Open

December 21, 2017

The 13th International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2018, will be held on June 4th-7th, 2018 in Bozeman, Montana, USA. The call for papers and scholarships have been extended until the 15th January 2018. The theme for Open Repositories 2018 is Sustaining Open. http://www.or2018.net/call-for-papers/ Research and Cultural Heritage communities have embraced the idea of Open; open communities, open source software,… Read more »

BOAI at Fifteen

December 21, 2017

From Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, professional online database services, open science, e-Science, and intellectual property. I have posted a number of responses to my question asking people what they think the stakeholders of scholarly communication  community should be doing now to fully realise the vision outlined at the 2002 meeting that led to the Budapest Open… Read more »

iPRES 2018 Preliminary Call for Contributions

December 18, 2017

From Sibyl Schaefer, Chronopolis Program Manager and Digital Preservation Analyst, University of California, San Diego iPRES 2018 BOSTON—Where Art and Science Meet —The Art In the Science & The Science In the Art of Digital Preservation—will be co-hosted by MIT Libraries and Harvard Library on September 24-27, 2018. Help us celebrate the first 15 Years of iPRES, the premier international… Read more »