OpenAIRE Becomes a Fully-fledged Organization

OpenAIRE Becomes a Fully-fledged Organization

From Prof. Yannis Ioannidis, OpenAIRE A.M.K.E Interim Head DuraSpace strategic partner OpenAIRE announced today the formation of its legal entity, OpenAIRE A.M.K.Ε., a non-profit partnership, to ensure a permanent presence and structure for a European-wide national policy and open scholarly communication infrastructure. About OpenAIRE: OpenAIRE, funded by the EC since 2008, has led the shift… Read more »

Recording Available: “Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC’s plan of action”

Recording Available: “Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC’s plan of action”

On October 24th SPARC’s Executive Director and Board Member of DuraSpace, Heather Joseph, presented a DuraSpace members-only webinar, “Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC’s plan of action.” In a recently published article, “Securing community-controlled infrastructure,” Heather Joseph, SPARC Executive Director, begins to address a common concern that was raised by the Open community in late 2017: “Everything we… Read more »

Ontocale Joins DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

Ontocale Joins DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Ontocale, as its newest participant in the DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) program. Ontocale is a Certified DuraSpace Contributor offering VIVO services and the program’s third VIVO provider, joining Clarivate Analytics and Symplectic. Brian Lowe, founder of Ontocale, has been a contributor to VIVO since 2006. Having been a developer at… Read more »

Inviting Your Feedback: Draft Recommendation for ORCID in Repositories

Inviting Your Feedback: Draft Recommendation for ORCID in Repositories

From Liz Krznarich, Technical Lead, ORCID A few months ago, we announced the launch of the ORCID in repositories task force. This group, chaired by Michele Mennielli, International Membership and Partnership Manager at DuraSpace, was charged with reviewing and providing feedback on proposed recommendations for supporting ORCID in repository systems. In an unprecedented show of… Read more »

VIVO Updates–New Sites, Event Reports

VIVO Updates–New Sites, Event Reports

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director New sites Two new sites were added to the VIVO site registry this week: • In Hungary: The Courage Project: Connecting Collaborations. http://cultural-opposition.eu/registry/ • In Brazil: Directório de pesquizaz de Juventude (The Youth Research Directory). http://diretoriodepesquisasnj.ibict.br/vivo/ We welcome these two new sites to the VIVO community! Do you have… Read more »

VIVO Updates for October 21 — New sites, Metadata for Machines, German VIVO workshop, VIVO Camp

New sites Two new sites were added to the VIVO site registry this week: In Hungary: The Courage Project: Connecting Collaborations.  http://cultural-opposition.eu/registry/ In Brazil: Directório de pesquizaz de Juventude (The Youth Research Directory).  http://diretoriodepesquisasnj.ibict.br/vivo/ We welcome these two new sites to the VIVO community! Do you have a site to add?  Visit: https://duraspace.org/registry/register-your-site/ Metadata for Machines  A big thank… Read more »

Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin: Final Days to Register

Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin: Final Days to Register

Registration for this event closes October 30th!  Register today! 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 »

A Summary of the DSpace 7 Community Sprint #3

A Summary of the DSpace 7 Community Sprint #3

From Tim Donohue, Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect Last week, we wrapped up our third virtual community sprint on DSpace 7 (Oct 1-12). Congratulations to all our sprint participants, and thank you to all the participating institutions including: Universities (alphabetically): • Hamburg University of Technology (Germany), TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany), TU-Dresden (Germany), University of… Read more »

VIVO Updates for October 14, 2018 — Camp, Force 11, Technólogico de Monterrey, VIVO registry

VIVO Updates for October 14, 2018 — Camp, Force 11, Technólogico de Monterrey, VIVO registry

VIVO Camp this week  Join the VIVO instructors at VIVO Camp this week at the beautiful Butler Library on the campus of Columbia University in New York City, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week.  Violeta Ilik of Columbia, Huda Khan of Cornell, Benjamin Gross of Clarivate, and I will be working with participants from universities and industry to learn more… Read more »

DSpace Use On the Rise

DSpace Use On the Rise

From Alberto García Guadarrama, eScire In 2006, eScire’s group implemented the first repository in Mexico at the Colegio de Posgraduados – COLPOS (College of Postgraduates). 12 years later, eScire is working towards consolidating DSpace repositories as THE option, not only for graduate thesis archival, but also for storing institutions’ documents including: congress and posters communications,… Read more »