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 »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 6.0–API Enhancements and New Features

From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead for DuraSpace, on behalf of the DSpace developers I would like to formally announce that DSpace 6.0 is now available!  DSpace 6 provides significant API enhancements and new features to the DSpace platform. DSpace 6.0 can be downloaded immediately from: https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/releases/tag/dspace-6.0 6.0 Release notes are available at: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC6x/Release+Notes In addition, you… Read more »

Introduction to Fedora Workshop at DLF 2016 Forum

Austin, TX  This year the DLF (Digital Library Federation) Forum Nov 6-10, is combined with two additional events–the Liberal Arts Colleges Pre-Conference and Digital Preservation 2016. The event will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at at the historic Pfister Hotel. More information is available here: https://www.diglib.org/forums/2016forum/ On Tuesday, November 8 David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager… Read more »

CALL for Evaluation and Feedback: Fedora API Extension Architecture (API-X)

From Elliot Metsger, Senior Programmer/Analyst, Digital Research and Curation Center, Johns Hopkins University, on behalf of the Fedora API-X group The Fedora API Extension Architecture (API-X) working group has been planning a milestone release and associated demo of the API-X framework and an assortment of extensions.  While this does not represent a production release, the framework has… Read more »

ROUND-UP: Fedora Camp NYC Overview

Austin, TX  The Fedora Project is set to hold a three-day Fedora Camp in New York City, hosted by Columbia University Libraries at the Butler Library, November 28-30, 2016.  In this post you will find an overview of what will be covered on each day, and details regarding instructors and scheduling. Training will begin with… Read more »

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 »