Telling Fedora 4 Stories at Johns Hopkins Library with Sayeed Choudhury

“Telling Fedora 4 Stories” is an initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing details about Fedora 4 implementations for the community and beyond. The following interview, conducted by Carol Minton Morris with Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and… Read more »

NEW Demo from Hyku Repository (Hydra-In-A-Box) Team

From Mike Giarlo on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application (Hyku) tech team Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application (Hyku) continues, and here's our latest demo. Continued thanks to Indiana University for contributing to these sprints, and thanks to Notre Dame for joining the sprints. This demo covers work done in November and December of 2016—improved… Read more »

VIVO Updates for January 8–2017, Camp, 1.10

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Happy New Year.  We are looking forward to 2017!  Here’s a few things we can look forward to in the coming year: New Leadership Group members.  Each year we fill positions on the Leadership Group according to the VIVO charter.  We have new members and with new members comes new… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Dec 18–New members, VIVO Camp, Happy Holidays!

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Two new members!  Dartmouth College and Université du Québec à Montréal are new VIVO members!  Thank you! From Wikipedia regarding Dartmouth College:  Dartmouth College (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA_for_English https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Pronunciation_respelling_key) is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. Established in 1769 by Eleazar Wheelock, Dartmouth is one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution. From Wikipedia regarding Université du… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Dec 11–Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, PIDapalooza

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Welcome Universidad Carlos III de Madrid!  UC3M has a created a research portal using VIVO.  See https://researchportal.uc3m.es/  The site contains data on active researchers, publications from 2008 forward, and projects from 2006 forward.  The UC3M Research Portal home page succinctly describes the purpose of the site: Our aim is to… Read more »

Fedora, Museums, and the Web

Austin, TX  The annual Museums and the Web Conference (MW2017) will be held April 19-22, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio featuring advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice of interest to museums, galleries, libraries, science centers, and archives. Formal and informal networking events are scheduled throughout the event to bring attendees–webmasters, social media managers, educators,… Read more »

Report from Fedora Camp in NYC

Austin, TX  After successful Fedora Camps held at Duke University in North Carolina and Caltech in Southern California, the Fedora team hit the big city.  An intimate group of 22 Fedora enthusiasts came together at Columbia University in New York City November 28-30. Instructors from the US and Canada were on hand to teach and… Read more »

On the Road with Fedora: IDCC Workshop

The 12th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be held in Edinburgh from February 20-23, 2017 bringing together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context. David Wilcox, Fedora product manager for DuraSpace, will offer a full-day Fedora workshop, “Curating Digital Content with Fedora,” on… Read more »

Institutional Treasures Preserved with DPN and DuraCloud Vault

Austin, TX  In January of 2016 the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) began accepting collections to a vital corpus of digital scholarly resources through DuraCloud Vault. DPN and DuraSpace, developer of DuraCloud Vault with Chronopolis, are pleased to report that member deposits into DPN through DuraCloud Vault are well underway. Numerous notable collections are now permanently… Read more »

New add-ons: the #makeITopen campaign by 4Science

From Susanna Mornati, Head of Operations 4Science A new opportunity for add-ons that we call, the #makeITopen campaign, could represent a turning point in the Community support services already offered by 4Science. At 4Science we truly believe in the value of openness and we are committed to release in open source everything we develop. In… Read more »