REGISTER for OR2017–Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration ’til April 21

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From the organizers of the International Conference on Open Repositories We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 12th International Conference on Open Repositories, to be held on June 26-30, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. Full registration details and a link to the registration form may be found here<https://or2017.net/registration/>. OR 2017 is co-hosted by… Read more »

Balancing Community, Commitment, and Innovation–The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign

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Austin, TX  The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign gets underway this week. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source software projects. DuraSpace proudly provides these applications for free for anyone to use. Our projects rely on membership fees to balance paying for staff who provide technical leadership, direct strategic planning, organize community outreach, and… Read more »

ANNOUNCING The DSpace Anwendertreffen

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From Pascal Becker, The Library Code Stuttgart, Germany  The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2017 (formally known as German DSpace User Group Meeting) will take place at Stuttgart University Library on Thursday, 21st September 2017. It is organized by Stuttgart University Library, Fraunhofer IRB and The Library Code. This Meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. As the number of attendees rose in the… Read more »

REGISTRATION Open for the VIVO 2017 Conference

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From the organizers of VIVO 2017 Registration is now open for the 2017 VIVO Conference, August 2-4. It’s time to register for the eighth annual VIVO conference to be held at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY. Take advantage of the early bird rate and register before May 16th.   Register here today!   Rates: $225    Early Bird… Read more »

The Spanish Institute of Oceanography Repository Launches New Service

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From Emilio Lorenzo, Arvo Consulting The Spanish Institute of Oceanography is a public body devoted to multidisciplinary research into oceanographic and marine sciences in order to attain scientific knowledge of the oceans and sustainability of fishery resources and the marine environment.  Its repository, which was built in conjunction with Arvo Consulting, is a key element in the dissemination of its research… Read more »

June DSpace User Group Meeting in Geneva

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rom Atmire   Heverlee, Belgium  DuraSpace and Atmire invite you to take part in a free DSpace User Group Meeting on June 20th, prior to the OAI10 conference in Geneva. false In this year’s edition of the OAI conference Atmire and DuraSpace will bring DSpace repository managers, developers and DSpace enthusiasts together in a free DSpace User Group… Read more »

Recordings Available: DSpace 7 Webinar Series

Austin, TX  DuraSpace concluded its latest Hot Topics Webinar Series, "Introducing DSpace 7: Next Generation UI.”  Curated by Claire Knowles, Library Digital Development Manager, The University of Edinburgh, this three-part series began by showcasing the efforts of the team behind the next generation UI for DSpace highlighting aspects of DSpace 7 development.  The second webinar… Read more »

PARTICIPATE in Endangered Data Week: April 17-21

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From Bethany Nowviskie, Director of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) at CLIR and Research Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Virginia  Washington, DC  DLF and CLIR invite you to participate in Endangered Data Week, a distributed network of events running from April 17th-21st, 2017: endangereddataweek.org Endangered Data Week is a new, annual, grassroots effort to: raise awareness of threats to publicly available data of… Read more »

Fedora Repository Contributor Danny Bernstein–A Musical Approach to Fedora Flexibility

The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to ensure the project's success. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community. This is the first article in the Fedora… Read more »

VIVO Updates for March 13–Ontology, Implementation, Camp, Conference

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director What's hot?  Ontology is hot, that's what's hot.  Interested in the ontologies that drive VIVO?  So are we.  Here's some newness around the VIVO ontologies: Muhammad Javed of Cornell has written a VIVO Ontology Explorer.  Give it a try!.  Javed's tool shows which VIVO ontology classes and properties come from which… Read more »