Agreement Supports Mutual Advancement

Agreement Supports Mutual Advancement

LYRASIS and  DSpace recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to clarify the ways in which they intend to work together. Entering into a shared commitment in the form of an MOU is an effective tool for collaboration and operationalizing shared values in a widely- distributed community. The DSpace Program is comprised of an unincorporated… Read more »

VIVO 2019 Conference Held in Montenegro

VIVO 2019 Conference Held in Montenegro

From Violeta Ilik on behalf of the VIVO 2019 (Conference) Task Force The Tenth Annual VIVO Conference was held from Wednesday September 4 to Friday September 6 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The VIVO 2019 Conference Task Force would like to thank sponsors, speakers, presenters, attendees, the Grand Travel Agency staff members, and the amazing staff at… Read more »

Towards a Fedora Migration Path

Towards a Fedora Migration Path

In 2018, DuraSpace was awarded a planning grant (LG-72-18-0204) by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to investigate the barriers to upgrading libraries and archives running unsupported versions of Fedora because reliance on the older versions of Fedora puts the stability, security and functionality of the content and services of these repositories at… Read more »

Research Participation Invitation: Accessibility in Institutional Repositories Study

Research Participation Invitation: Accessibility in Institutional Repositories Study

From Kristi Park, Texas Digital Library. This  is an approved request for participation in research that has been approved by the Texas State University Institutional Review Board (IRB). You are invited to participate in a research study on accessibility practices in institutional repositories (IRs) at academic libraries. This survey is designed to be answered by IR managing… Read more »

U.S. National Archives Releases Digital Preservation Framework

U.S. National Archives Releases Digital Preservation Framework

From Leslie Johnston, Director of Digital Preservation, U.S. National Archives (NARA) The U.S. National Archives (NARA) is pleased to announce that it has released its digital Preservation Framework on Github for public comment: https://github.com/usnationalarchives/digital-preservation The framework comprises an instrument for assessing file format risk, the results of NARA’s assessment of over 350 file format variants,… Read more »

ARKs (Archive Resource Keys) Interest Survey, 10 minutes

ARKs (Archive Resource Keys) Interest Survey, 10 minutes

From John Kunze, ARKs-in-the-Open Project, California Digital Library This is an invitation to take a survey to assist the ARKs-in-the-Open (AITO) project that started at the end of 2018. Since that time we’ve made significant progress, having launched three working groups, a comprehensive ARK FAQ, and a revised ARK specification. We invite you to help us by providing feedback via… Read more »

Together We Build DSpace 7

Together We Build DSpace 7

Meet Raf and Lotte, two Atmire DSpace 7 contributors. Looking back over the past 3 years, it has become hard to identify an Atmire team member who has not yet, directly or indirectly, contributed to DSpace 7. From watercooler and lunch talks, to the diagrams on our whiteboards and the lines of code on the… Read more »

Enhance your DSpace Installation with Free Plugins from The Library Code

Enhance your DSpace Installation with Free Plugins from The Library Code

The Library Code GmbH freely offers three plugins for DSpace 5 and 6 (JSPUI), adding practical new features to the released versions of DSpace. This article aims to introduce and inform the Community on these new additions. All three plugins have been released as Open Source and are available to download for free – links… Read more »

4Science News: From North American DSUG to ORCID to COAR to OpenAIRE–4Science Community Engagement

4Science News: From North American DSUG to ORCID to COAR to OpenAIRE–4Science Community Engagement

4Science looks forward to participating in the 2019 DSpace North American User Group Meeting. Join us on September 23 & 24, 2019 at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. There is an exciting program starting with DSpace 7 on the first day. We will provide the opportunity to learn about how to enhance your DSpace… Read more »

Make Your ArchivesSpace, CollectionSpace, DSpace, Fedora or VIVO Site Count: Add your Instance to the DuraSpace Community Supported Programs Division Registry at LYRASIS

Make Your ArchivesSpace, CollectionSpace, DSpace, Fedora or VIVO Site Count: Add your Instance to the DuraSpace Community Supported Programs Division Registry at LYRASIS

The DuraSpace Registry currently features more than 2,500 DSpace, Fedora and VIVO installations from around the world. With the completion of the DuraSpace and Lyrasis merger on July 1, 2019, CollectionSpace and ArchivesSpace instances will also be highlighted in the Registry to reflect the growing DuraSpace Community Supported Programs Division of Lyrasis, which encompasses ArchivesSpace,… Read more »