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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 »

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 »