LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

Atlanta, GA – March 13, 2019 – LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce that by July 1, 2019, they will officially merge to create one dynamic organization empowered to help drive scalable change, new technologies and vital services. This merger will create a new model for collaboration, innovation and development in the landscape of academic,… Read more »

Early Bird Discount Available for Fedora Camp Atlanta

Early Bird Discount Available for Fedora Camp Atlanta

Fedora Camp is coming to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia May 20 – 22, 2019!  Register by March 29, 2019 to receive an early bird discount.  Registration for DuraSpace Members and Service Providers is offered at a discounted rate. Fedora Camp offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora. Training will… Read more »

Recording Available: “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop” webinar

Recording Available: “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop” webinar

On March 5, 2019 Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library and Pascal Becker, The Library Code, presented, “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop.” In 2018, the DSpace development team packaged DSpace to be run with Docker. This made it possible to start any version of DSpace from your desktop with… Read more »

Heather Greer Klein is the DSpace Product Manager

Heather Greer Klein is the DSpace Product Manager

DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Heather Greer Klein has taken on temporary, part-time responsibilities as the DSpace 7 Product Manager. In this role, Heather will work closely with the DSpace Technical Lead, DSpace Governance, and DSpace 7 working groups to manage the Preview and Beta releases of DSpace 7. Ms. Greer Klein will also… Read more »

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 »