Telling DSpace Stories at The National Library of Finland with Samu Viita

“Telling DSpace Stories” is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing details about DSpace implementations for the community and beyond. The following interview conducted by Carol Minton Morris with Samu Viita includes personal observations that may not represent the opinions and views of the National Library… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Oct 9–VIVO 1.9.1, VIVO 1.10, Membership, Development

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director VIVO 1.9.1 is available!  VIVO 1.9.1 has been released and is available here.  Release notes are available here.  VIVO 1.9.1 is a minor maintenance release that addresses several issues: Responsiveness of the Capability Map has been improved Turtle support has been added to the filegraph loader schema.org errors on profile pages have… Read more »

AVAILABLE: DSpace 5.6–Provides Security and Bug Fixes to 5.0

From Tim Donohue, DSpace tech lead on behalf of the DSpace developers Austin, TX  DSpace 5.6 is now available providing security fixes to the XMLUI, JSPUI and REST API, along with bug fixes to the DSpace 5.x platform. DSpace 5.5 can be downloaded immediately from: https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/releases/tag/dspace-5.6 5.5 Release notes are available at: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC5x/Release+Notes 5.6 Security / Bug… Read more »

Open Repositories 2017–Now Open for Online Submissions

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  The OR17 Call for Proposals is available on the conference web site: http://or2017.net/call-for-proposals/ The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program,… Read more »

Third Annual Meeting of the German DSpace User Group

The German DSpace User Group Meeting 2016 took place at ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics in Hamburg on September 27th, 2016. This was the third annual meeting for the group. With 45 participants, it was the largest meeting so far. High attendance was due in part to the momentum that DSpace has in… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Sept. 25–VIVO at East Carolina University, Java Changes

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director East Carolina VIVO!  Congratulations to the team at East Carolina University on the launch of their VIVO site VIVO Research and Expertise Across East Carolina University.  Based on version 1.9, the site showcases more than 1,000 faculty, 10,000 academic articles and other works, 850 organizations, campus buildings, and much more.  What a great site!… Read more »

4Science, A “Young” Registered Service Provider with a lot of Experience!

By Susanna Mornati, 4Science  At 4Science, http://www.4science.it/en/, we are all very proud to appear for the first time in the DuraSpace Digest. 4Science is a "young" DSpace Registered Service Provider, but the people working for 4Science are not at all new to the Community: Andrea Bollini and L. Andrea Pascarelli are long-term DSpace Committers: they… Read more »

Welcome Heather Greer Klein: Hosted Services Customer Specialist

Austin, TX  DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Heather Greer Klein accepted the position as hosted services customer specialist effective October 26, 2016. In this role, Heather will work closely with the DuraSpace hosted services team to manage the lead to sale process of DuraSpace hosted services (DuraCloud, DSpaceDirect, ArchivesDirect) including customer service, product pricing,… Read more »

AVAILABLE: Fedora Camel Component 4.4.4

From Aaron Coburn, systems administrator and programmer, Academic Technology Services, Amherst College Amherst, MA  I would like to announce the 4.4.4 release of the Fedora Camel component. This is a patch release that deprecates two endpoint options: transform and tombstone. Those options are still available in this release, but they will log a warning; they will… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Sept 18–Documentation, Responsive VIVO Interface

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director 148. 375  Those are the number of wiki pages and the number of PDF pages in the VIVO 1.9.x Documentation and VIVO 1.9 documentation PDF respectively.  We have finished moving the documentation to the documentation wiki.  The documentation wiki has documentation about the software and ontology – what it does and how it is used. … Read more »