Invitation: Please Come to a DuraSpace Reception In Hamburg, Germany

Invitation: Please Come to a DuraSpace Reception In Hamburg, Germany

Are you traveling to Hamburg, Germany for the Open Repositories Conference (OR2019)? Please join your DuraSpace colleagues Tim Donohue, Michele Mennielli, Andrew Woods and David Wilcox for a reception celebrating open community, collaboration and innovation on Monday June 10 from 7-9 PM. Conference participants are welcome for light appetizers and drinks at The Pony Bar… Read more »

OCFL (Oxford Common File Layout) 0.3 Beta Specification Released: Your Feedback Requested

OCFL (Oxford Common File Layout) 0.3 Beta Specification Released: Your Feedback Requested

From Andrew Woods, on behalf of the Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) editorial group The Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification describes an application-independent approach to the storage of digital information in a structured, transparent, and predictable manner. It is designed to promote standardized long-term object management practices within digital repositories. Illustration by Sam Mitchell,… Read more »

News from 4Science

News from 4Science

DSpace 7 Preview Release is available: 4Science is a major contributor to the creation of this new version, together with other contributors from the community. 4Science has been awarded for the implementation of the OpenAIRE-CRIS-CERIF Guidelines in DSpace-CRIS. The main objectives of this implementation are to: realize the implementation of the latest OpenAIRE Guidelines for… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 26, 2019 — Conference reviews, conference registration, EuroCRIS membership meeting

VIVO Updates for May 26, 2019 — Conference reviews, conference registration, EuroCRIS membership meeting

Conference reviews  This year, the VIVO Conference is breaking new ground.  As you likely know this is the 10th annual conference, and the first to be held in Europe.  VIVO has many strong members and partners and implementations in Europe and we thought it was about time to make it easier for our European community… Read more »

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

The Fedora community has long been at the forefront of developing an open source repository framework that supports digital preservation efforts. Fedora 6 aims to integrate a standardized structure for persisting and delivering the essential characteristics of digital objects in Fedora with the emerging Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification.  The OCFL defines a shared… Read more »

AVAILABLE NOW: DSpace 7 Preview Release

AVAILABLE NOW: DSpace 7 Preview Release

The first preview release of DSpace 7 is now available for download, testing, and feedback. Demo sites are also available for a preview of DSpace 7 features. DSpace 7 brings to DSpace a single, modern user interface and REST API and integrates current technological standards and best practices. This new UI combines with the existing… Read more »

VIVO Updates, May 19, 2019 — Leadership Group elections, Early bird conference registration deadline, Knowledge Graph conference, Books for VIVO

VIVO Updates, May 19, 2019 — Leadership Group elections, Early bird conference registration deadline, Knowledge Graph conference, Books for VIVO

Elections for Leadership Group  Each year, the VIVO Project holds elections as per its charter to name a new Leadership Group to begin July 1.  The Leadership selects it chair and vice chair, and names a Steering Group of its members.  The VIVO Leadership Group  sets the strategic direction for the project and is the primary… Read more »

VIVO Updates, May 12, 2019 — Conference proposals due Wednesday, EuroCRIS, VIVO Scholar, OpenRefine, Internationalization

VIVO Updates, May 12, 2019 — Conference proposals due Wednesday, EuroCRIS, VIVO Scholar, OpenRefine, Internationalization

VIVO Conference proposals due this Wednesday, May 15.  The VIVO Conference call for proposals will be open through this Wednesday, May 15.  The conference will be held September 4-6, 2019 in Podgorica, Montenegro.  Proposals are very welcome for presentations, posters, panels, and workshops.  Proposals are welcome on all aspects of the open representation of scholarship, data regarding… Read more »

2019 DSpace North American Users Group Call for Proposals

2019 DSpace North American Users Group Call for Proposals

The 2019 DSpace North American Users Group planning committee invites proposals for the upcoming meeting which will be held September 23 & 24, 2019 at the Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. This meeting will provide opportunities to discuss ideas, strategies, best practices, use cases, and the future development of… Read more »

VIVO Updates May 5, 2019 — Calendar, CFP, Ontology, ROR

VIVO Updates May 5, 2019 — Calendar, CFP, Ontology, ROR

The VIVO Calendar  The VIVO Calendar is a simple Google Calendar, available on the home page of the VIVO wiki.  You can add this calendar to your collection so that are up to date on all VIVO meetings and events.  Have an update of question about the calendar?  Post to one of the VIVO email lists.  Thanks! Conference call… Read more »