PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION—2019 DSpace North American Users Group Meeting

PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION—2019 DSpace North American Users Group Meeting

Registration and the preliminary schedule for the 2019 DSpace North American Users Group meeting, September 23 & 24, at the Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis is now available at https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/2019+DSpace+North+American+User+Group+Meeting. This meeting will provide opportunities to discuss ideas, strategies, best practices, use cases, and the future development of DSpace 7… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.1.0 Release

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.1.0 Release

From Jared Whiklo, Release Manager, on behalf of the Fedora Team The 5.1.0 release of Fedora is now available. This release is backwards compatible with the 5.x releases. Please see the Release Notes[1] for more information on the contents of this release. You can download the release from the Downloads[2] page. [1] https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+5.1.0+Release+Notes [2] https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Downloads

SAVE the Date for PASIG Madrid, May 19-21, 2020

SAVE the Date for PASIG Madrid, May 19-21, 2020

Please save the date for the next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting in Madrid, May 19-21, 2020. The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with colleagues in Conde Duque, which is the most important cultural center in… Read more »

LYRASIS 2019 Accessibility Report Now Available

LYRASIS 2019 Accessibility Report Now Available

From the LYRASIS Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives Team LYRASIS announces the release of a new study, Understanding the Landscape of Library Accessibility for Online Materials. The study was undertaken in an effort to map the landscape of accessibility policies and practices for online resources as managed by libraries and archives across the United States.… Read more »

LYRASIS Announces New Board of Trustees Members

LYRASIS Announces New Board of Trustees Members

Atlanta, GA – July 11, 2019  To help guide and steward the recent merger of LYRASIS and DuraSpace – four new Board of Trustees Members were elected by the combined memberships, and four new Board of Trustees were appointed. This brings LYRASIS’ FY 2020 Board to 13 members, seven elected and six appointed. DuraSpace brings… Read more »

VIVO Updates July 14, 2019 — New leadership group, early bird conference rates, technical initiatives

VIVO Updates July 14, 2019 — New leadership group, early bird conference rates, technical initiatives

Congratulations to the new Leadership Group  The VIVO Leadership has been formed for the coming year. The Leadership Group (LG) is the “board” of VIVO – the LG sets strategic direction, appoints the LG chair and the Steering Group, and develops and approves the MOU with LYRASIS and the project budget. After member and community elections,… Read more »

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Complete Merger–Members and Community Benefit

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Complete Merger–Members and Community Benefit

CONTACT Meg McCroskey Blum, Director of Marketing & Communications, meg.blum@lyrasis.org, 800.999.8558 x2951, Skype: meg.lyrasis LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce the merger of their two leading 501 C3 not-for-profits was completed on July 1, 2019, Members will participate in developing new scalable technologies, shared innovation opportunities, and high value – fairly priced services across the global landscape of… Read more »

4Science at Open Repositories 2019: Thank You!

4Science at Open Repositories 2019: Thank You!

We just got back from Open Repositories 2019 . Thank you to all who came to attend our many presentations and visited our stand, enjoying the Lavazza coffee prepared by our staff to the cry of: “Our repositories are as good as our coffee!” 🙂 Our OR2019 presentations, from DSpace 7 to DSpace-CRIS and GLAM,… Read more »

VIVO Updates, June 23, 2019 — Conference poster deadline 7/19, Christian Hauschke on Leadership Group, Nominations for community members, Freya Project

VIVO Updates, June 23, 2019 — Conference poster deadline 7/19, Christian Hauschke on Leadership Group, Nominations for community members, Freya Project

Conference poster deadline July 19  Did you miss a deadline to submit work to the conference?  It’s not too late to submit a poster.  Poster submission is open now at  https://forms.gle/xLGyGsdT58jJBmMc7 through July 19.  Posters can be on any topics related to VIVO – implementation, development, ontology, adoption, representation, data curation, persistent identifiers, and much… Read more »

Fedora Workshop, Staatsarchiv Bern, Switzerland, Aug 22

Fedora Workshop, Staatsarchiv Bern, Switzerland, Aug 22

On August 22,2019 the State Archives Basel-Stadt and St. Gallen will host a Fedora Workshop with high-caliber speakers from Lyrasis/DuraSpace/Fedora: Product Manager David Wilcox and Technical Lead Andrew Wood will discuss Fedora 4 (currently 5.0.2) which replaces the Fedora 3.8 version currently running on many archives. Unlike Fedora 3.8 (XML and Relational Database), Fedora 4… Read more »