WATCH a Hyku Demo: ResourceSync Change Lists, Bulk Import, Admin Dashboard++

From Mike Giarlo, Technical Manager, Hydra-in-a-Box project, on behalf of the Hyku repository tech team Stanford, CA  Here's the latest demo of advances made on Hyku. This demo covers work done in January and February of 2017—including ResourceSync change lists, load-testing and bulk import, administrative dashboard UI refinements, and group management—and is now available: https://youtu.be/wwlr9UuiahU To view all… Read more »

NEW Speakers Added–VIVO 2017 Conference

Austin, TX  The 8th International VIVO Conference will take place Aug 2-4 in New York City at Weill Cornell Medicine. Two more innovative speakers have been added to the program: David Eichmann, Director and Associate Professor in the School of Library Science at the University of Iowa and Rebecca Bryant, Senior Program Officer at OCLC Research will be… Read more »

PARTICIPATE: National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Digital Preservation Staffing Survey

From The NDSA Staffing Survey Working Group Washington, DC  Does your organization manage and preserve digital content? If so, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is interested in hearing from you! NDSA is conducting a survey of institutions with digital preservation responsibilities to gain insight into how organizations worldwide are addressing digital preservation staffing, scoping… Read more »

On the Road with DSpace 7 Collaborators

From the DSpace 7 UI outreach group Austin, TX  DSpace community members will be attending conferences and meetings this spring where DSpace 7 UI development will be discussed. If you will be attending as well please reach out to them, "ask about DSpace 7," and find out how to get involved with community efforts around… Read more »

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This month's issue of Hydra-In-A-Box Update is now available with news and information about community progress, plans, and pilots:  Hyku Repository Alpha Release Coming Soon for Community Testing and Feedback Roadmap Reports Upcoming Presentations To receive the bi-monthly Hydra-In-A-Box Update sign-up here.    

CATCH UP with DSpace 7: Web Seminar Recording Available

Austin, TX  Did you miss today's Hot Topics webinar—Introducing DSpace 7?  Claire Knowles, The University of Edinburgh, Art Lowel, Atmire, Andrea Bollini, 4Science, and Tim Donohue, DuraSpace, highlighted key aspects of DSpace 7 development with an overview of the Rest API and Angular UI. Listen to the recording and download the slides now available here: https://duraspace.org/hot-topics Register… Read more »

Curtin University Trades Digitool for DSpace

From Bram Luyten, Atmire Heverlee, Belgium  Atmire migrated Curtin's institutional repository espace from Digitool to DSpace 5. Read this article to learn more about the project and the new espace features! Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with Australia’s third largest international student population. The migration of Curtin University's espace… Read more »

Managing Cultural Heritage with DSpace–Yes We Can!

From Michele Mennielli, International Business Developer 4Science   Rome, Italy  DSpace provides many of the features of a Digital Library Asset Management System (DAMS), indeed it is already used by hundreds of institutions all around the world as a DAMS. DSpace stores, preserves and disseminates digital cultural heritage content fulfilling the four main tasks required… Read more »

Oslo and Akershus University College (HiOA) Launch DSpace IRs on KnowledgeArc Platform

From Michael Guthrie, KnowledgeArc Hove, UK Oslo and Akershus University College (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus or HiOA) have deployed their two new institutional repositories, HiOA Open Digital Archive and HiOA Fagarkivet on the KnowledgeArc managed, hosted DSpace platform. Significant in these deployments is that they are both integrated fully with the Joomla Content Management… Read more »

VIVO Updates Feb 26–Camp, Ontologies, Strategy, Outreach

VIVO Camp Registration extended.  We have a great group signed up to learn about VIVO at VIVO Camp, April 6-8 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Registration has been extended and will remain open until we're full.  Register today for Camp here.  An itinerary is available.  Drop us a note at info@vivoweb.org Improving the VIVO ontologies.  We'll have a call Monday,… Read more »