VIVO Updates for December 2, 2018 — Sprint this week, January architecture fly-in, David Wilcox, Books for VIVO, Open Repository CFP

VIVO Updates for December 2, 2018 — Sprint this week, January architecture fly-in, David Wilcox, Books for VIVO, Open Repository CFP

Sprint this week!  VIVO will be holding a one week sprint to introduce new developers to the project.  The print will focus on maintenance tasks.  If you’d like to learn about VIVO, how it is developed, and pitch in, this is a great opportunity.  You will want to be on VIVO Slack if you are not already.  Details… Read more »

“DSpace Konsortium Deutschland” Set Up to Develop Open Source Software

“DSpace Konsortium Deutschland” Set Up to Develop Open Source Software

Open access to scientific findings is essential. This conviction is shared by both the Executive Board of TU Berlin and the University Library. To this end, the Technische Universität Berlin approved an open access policy at the start of this year, thus lending its explicit support to its academics and researchers wishing to publish their… Read more »

Introducing Open Source Project Leadership and Priorities

Introducing Open Source Project Leadership and Priorities

DSPACE From Salwa Ismail, DSpace Leadership Group Chair, Head of Library Information Technology (LIT) Georgetown University Library As a community-based open source project, the DSpace digital platform is guided by the project Steering and Leadership Groups, which represent the needs of more than 2,000 stakeholder institutions around the world who use DSpace. Last year, the… Read more »

Webinar Recording Available: DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution

Webinar Recording Available: DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution

On November 20th Andrea Wuchner and Dirk Eisengräber-Pabst from Fraunhofer and Pascal-Nicolas Becker from The Library Code presented, “DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution.”  During this one-hour webinar the presenters discussed the issues of customization and implementation of an open access research data repository drawing from their experiences.  The presentation highlighted their requirements and use cases,… Read more »

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2

From Daniel Bernstein, DuraSpace Technical Lead and Developer, on behalf of the Fedora Development Team Based on testing feedback [1] from the most recent 5.0.0 release candidate, the following tickets have been addressed and incorporated into a new release candidate: # fcrepo4 https://jira.duraspace.org/browse/FCREPO-2934 : UI: “View Versions” link gives 404 if no version is created… Read more »

Register Today! DSpace for Research Data Management Webinar

Register Today! DSpace for Research Data Management Webinar

DuraSpace presents a Community Webinar, DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (10:00am ET/4:00p.m. CET convert to your timezone), join Andrea Wuchner and Dirk Eisengräber-Pabst of Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application orientated research organization, when they present, “DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution.” The recent Open Data… Read more »

DSpace in Brazil

DSpace in Brazil

DuraSpace recently announced the first Country-specific Webinar Series with support from Neki IT, a Brazilian Certified DSpace Contributor. In this series different Brazilian institutions present their experiences with DSpace. As a Country-specific series, the webinars will be offered in the Portuguese language. This new initiative supported by DuraSpace in collaboration with community members is intended… Read more »

DuraSpace Appoints Executive Director

DuraSpace Appoints Executive Director

DuraSpace is pleased to announce Erin Tripp has been appointed the Executive Director of DuraSpace, effective November 1, 2018. Ms. Tripp has been serving as the Interim CEO for the organization since June 1, 2018. As Executive Director, Ms. Tripp will focus on broadening engagement with the international user communities of DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and… Read more »

VIVO Updates for November 7, 2018 — Product Direction, Cornell, Smithsonian, New Sites, Ontocale, ISWC, Interest Groups

VIVO Updates for November 7, 2018 — Product Direction, Cornell, Smithsonian, New Sites, Ontocale, ISWC, Interest Groups

Statement of Product Direction for 2019 The VIVO Leadership Group has developed and adopted a Statement of Product Direction for VIVO product development for 2019 bit.ly/vivo-direction-2019. Bringing together the interests of those in product evolution, the committers group, the development community, ontologists, and the interests of our sites and members, the statement of direction lays out four… Read more »

Fedora 5.0.0 Release Candidate Available for Testing

Fedora 5.0.0 Release Candidate Available for Testing

From Danny Bernstein, Technical Lead, DuraSpace The Fedora 5.0.0 release candidate is available for testing. Pending any issues discovered in the testing of the release candidate, the 5.0.0 release is planned for Dec 3, 2018. The primary features/updates found in this release include: • Alignment with the Fedora API Specification 1.0 which includes the implementation… Read more »