VIVO Updates for March 3, 2019 — VIVO Annual Report, Product Evolution update, CTSA Ontology workshop, National Forum on Expert Finder Systems, Calls This Week

VIVO Updates for March 3, 2019 — VIVO Annual Report, Product Evolution update, CTSA Ontology workshop, National Forum on Expert Finder Systems, Calls This Week

VIVO Annual Report This year, for the first time, the VIVO Project has produced a professional annual report.  Thanks the community for a fabulous year.  And to Julia Trimmer, Violeta Ilik, for putting it together, and toAnna Guillaumet and SIGMA for a beautiful graphic design.  The report is a two page PDF with covers that can be printed for… Read more »

Register Today: “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop” Webinar

Register Today: “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop” Webinar

DuraSpace presents a Community Webinar, DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop On Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM ET (convert to your timezone), join Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library and Pascal Becker, The Library Code, when they present, “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace… Read more »

Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting the Annual Open Repositories Conference in 2021

Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting the Annual Open Repositories Conference in 2021

The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2021 Open Repositories Annual Conference series. Proposals from the Americas will be given first consideration. The Open Repositories Steering Committee is accepting Expressions of Interest (EoI) to host the OR2021 conference until April 30th, 2019. Shortlisted sites will be… Read more »

UC San Diego Library Receives Mellon Grant for Joint Project

UC San Diego Library Receives Mellon Grant for Joint Project

To address improving communication and exchange of data between local and national digital preservation repositories UC Dan Diego has been awarded a one-year Mellon grant to collaborate with UC Santa Barbara, Emory University, Northwestern University and DuraSpace to design tools that will enable libraries and archives to seamlessly deposit content into distributed digital preservation systems (DDPs), update… Read more »

The value of regional user Groups for a global community: Collaboration Update from Concytec and the Peruvian DSpace User Group

The value of regional user Groups for a global community: Collaboration Update from Concytec and the Peruvian DSpace User Group

The Peruvian Council of Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (Concytec) has been collaborating closely with DuraSpace to advance and promote Open Access to scholarly publications in Peru. After the successful completion of the first DSpace & DSpace-CRIS Workshop held in July 2018–probably the most attended DSpace workshop to date–and the incorporation of Concytec as a… Read more »

Webinar Registration Open: “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop”

Webinar Registration Open: “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop”

DuraSpace presents a Community Webinar, DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop On Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM ET (convert to your timezone), join Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library and Pascal Becker, The Library Code, when they present, “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace… Read more »

UPDATE: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Intent to Merge

UPDATE: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Intent to Merge

On January 24, 2019 LYRASIS and DuraSpace announced their intent to merge, to form a robust new home for Community-Supported Programs and Services. Since then the Boards and staffs of LYRASIS and DuraSpace have been engaged in a due diligence fact-finding process aimed at gathering and synthesizing feedback from stakeholders to aid in leadership’s decision-making.… Read more »

WEBINAR: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Town Hall Meeting

WEBINAR: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Town Hall Meeting

The LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards announced their “Intent to Merge” the two organizations on January 24, 2019. Both the LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards are currently in the due diligence phase to investigate the merger, and want to include their communities to discuss the future, answer questions and share feedback. Join us for a Town Hall… Read more »

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

An institutional repository’s effectiveness in showcasing heterogenous content depends largely on an appropriate selection of metadata schemata. Specialized structures and fields are required to faithfully depict the context and type of audiovisual media and special collections. The metadata associated with digital assets are fundamental to the repository’s function, and they allow users to search, sort,… Read more »

CALL for Proposals–Spring 2019 euroCRIS Spring Membership Meeting

CALL for Proposals–Spring 2019 euroCRIS Spring Membership Meeting

From Pablo de Castro, euroCRIS Secretariat As our Spring 2019 membership meeting at CSC (IT Center for Science) in Espoo/Helsinki approaches, this message is a call for proposals for presentations at the event. We’re currently working on the event website and on the programme, which will see some innovations with regard to previous editions. The dates… Read more »