Early Bird Discount for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin Ends Soon

Early Bird Discount for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin Ends Soon

From David Wilcox, Product Manager for Fedora Early bird pricing for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin ends on September 14 so be sure to register [1] soon! Fedora and Samvera Camp will take place at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018. Training will begin with the basics and build toward more… Read more »

VIVO Updates for September 2, 2018 — camp, sprint, languages, steering group, action planning, making data, OpenHarvester

VIVO Updates for September 2, 2018 — camp, sprint, languages, steering group, action planning, making data, OpenHarvester

Reminder, VIVO Camp October 18-20, Columbia University.  More info and register here:  https://conta.cc/2v93x4x September Sprint  VIVO is planning a development sprint for September 17-28.  See http://bit.ly/2CaFnxh Adding Language Proficiency to VIVO   The Ontology Improvement Task Force is developing new assertions for specifying language expertise.  As in “Mike speaks English”. The group is considering ISO 639 as a standard set of… Read more »

Hook Your Repository Up to the Repository Analytics & Metrics Portal (RAMP)

Hook Your Repository Up to the Repository Analytics & Metrics Portal (RAMP)

From Atmire   Share your repository usage data with the international RAMP initiative for repository usage analysis and comparison. Montana State University, the Association of Research Libraries, the University of New Mexico, and OCLC Research have joined as partners to examine the difficulties that libraries face in producing accurate reports on the use of their digital… Read more »

Harvard Upgrades DASH DSpace Repository

Harvard Upgrades DASH DSpace Repository

From Atmire  The Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication worked together with Atmire on a major upgrade to Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH). Pioneering in the field of Open Access, Harvard originally launched the Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH) repository on September 1st 2009. Over the years, Harvard added dozens of customizations, including… Read more »

IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded DuraSpace a National Digital Platform Planning Grant for $49,279 to investigate barriers to upgrading hundreds of U.S.-based libraries and archives running unsupported versions of Fedora. In consultation with stakeholders this project will conduct an environmental scan of relevant community initiatives, and gather primary research data to… Read more »

Digitisation and Digital Preservation Workshop 6-9 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

Digitisation and Digital Preservation Workshop 6-9 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

To share information about digitisation of library collections, digitisation project management, and digital preservation ITOCA, the News Media Section of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) in partnership with the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Centre for Southern Africa, University of Nairobi, Digital Divide Data, and DuraSpace, will offer a Digitisation and Digital… Read more »

CALL for Participants: DSpace 7 Entities Working Group

CALL for Participants: DSpace 7 Entities Working Group

From Tim Donohue, DuraSpace Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect Per the DSpace Steering Group’s June statement on the DSpace 7 Data Model [1] and the DSpace 7 Update talk at OR2018 [2], we are now establishing a DSpace 7 Entities Working Group whose role will be to: • Define an implementation roadmap for DSpace… Read more »

Free Publications from 2018 Shanghai Ranked Institutions in DSpace

Free Publications from 2018 Shanghai Ranked Institutions in DSpace

From Atmire  A wide uptake of institutional repositories facilitates open access access to scientific research. The latest edition of the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities, aka Shanghai Ranking, came out last week. As the list below shows, a large number of these world-renowend make their research outputs freely available for online consultation, through their DSpace… Read more »

VIVO Updates August 19, 2018 — Fall semester, Research Intelligence, NFAIS, Meetings this Week

VIVO Updates August 19, 2018 — Fall semester, Research Intelligence, NFAIS, Meetings this Week

Summer ends and school begins  For many of us, summer vacations are ending and school is beginning.  Like many academic activities, VIVO slows down in the summer and gains momentum in the fall.  Here are just a few of the things that are happening: A September Sprint is being planned.  Please review proposed tasks and volunteer to… Read more »

Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin: Early Bird Discount until 9/14/18

Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin: Early Bird Discount until 9/14/18

Register before September 14th to receive a $50 discount! DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts invite you to attend Fedora and Samvera Camp at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018.  Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. The latest version of Fedora features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity,… Read more »