CALL for OR2017 DSpace Interest Group Proposals

From Allison Brown, Digital Services Coordinator, University of Otago Join us for the DSpace Interest Group sessions at Open Repositories 2017 [1] to meet other DSpace users and developers and share your experiences with one another. Whether you’re a developer, researcher, repository manager, administrator or practitioner, we would like to hear from you. The DSpace… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Nov 6–Development, Conference Vice Chairs, Membership

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Development Call this Thursday (Nov 10)  The Development Interest Group continues its review of VIVO 1.10 Release Planning, JIRAs related to the development, and the work of task forces contributing to the development.  All developers are welcome to join the call, this Thursday November 10, at 1 PM US Eastern time.  Click here for the WebEx meeting.… Read more »

CALL Fedora Interest Group Proposals for OR2017

From David Wilcox, Fedora product manager, Open Repositories 2017 Fedora Interest Group co-chair Join us for the Fedora Interest Group sessions at Open Repositories 2017 to meet other Fedora users and developers and share your experiences with one another. If you are new to Fedora you will find many opportunities to learn more about the repository software… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Oct 30—About Outreach, Engagement, Social Media

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Outreach and Engagement call this Thursday  Join us this Thursday at 1 PM US Eastern time for the monthly call of the Outreach and Engagement Interest Group.  All are welcome!  The group discusses all issues regarding getting the word out about VIVO, engaging faculty, project management, change management, use cases,… Read more »

Islandora and Fedora Events in NYC, Nov 28-30

Charlottetown, PEI, CAN; Austin, TX  discoverygarden and DuraSpace are pleased to announce three digital repository-related New York City events that will take place on November 28, 29, and 30. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet people interested in digital repositories, participate in hands-on learning, ask questions, and access helpful resources. We hope to see… Read more »

NEW DEMO from the Hydra-in-a-Box Tech Team

From Mike Giarlo, software architect, Stanford University Libraries, on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box tech team Palo Alto, CA  Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application continues, and here's our latest demo. Continued thanks to Indiana University for contributing to these sprints! This demo covers work done September 19-October 21—demonstrating an improved administrative UI, dynamic about page editing, and internationalization (work… Read more »

4Science: More Collaborations, More Features

From Susanna Mornati, Chief Operating Officer, 4Science Milano Italy  October has been another busy month for 4Science! The DSpace-CRIS Community now has a new member, the Cyprus University of Technology, that made the decision to migrate from DSpace to DSpace-CRIS. 4Science was asked to provide them with the necessary support. The Italian Center for Somali… Read more »

It’s Not About the Code, but What You’re Coding For

From @mire  A few months ago we were once again on a quest for new co-workers. Selecting candidates based on a few conversations and tests is always an intense process. Luckily, there’s always one important indicator telling us if a candidate may be suited for a job at Atmire. During an interview many applicants will… Read more »

Qatar University Library Strengthens Functionality of its Institutional Repository Through Elsevier’s ScienceDirect APIs

From Elsevier Improving Coverage and Discoverability of Published Research by Qatar University Authors Qatar University Library and Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced their collaboration to maximize visibility, impact and dissemination of articles published by QU faculty and researchers. Through Elsevier's ScienceDirect APIs, QUL's institutional repository (QSpace) now receives an… Read more »

VIVO Updates Oct 23–Welcome New Member UCSF, Opportunities to Help

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Welcome UCSF as a new member!  The University of San Francisco (UCSF) has joined Duraspace as a bronze member supporting VIVO!  UCSF is one of the leading biomedical research universities in the world.  UCSF contributes expertise in many ways to the VIVO project: Eric Meeksfrom UCSF serves on the VIVO Steering… Read more »