IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded DuraSpace a National Digital Platform Planning Grant for $49,279 to investigate barriers to upgrading hundreds of U.S.-based libraries and archives running unsupported versions of Fedora. In consultation with stakeholders this project will conduct an environmental scan of relevant community initiatives, and gather primary research data to… Read more »

Digitisation and Digital Preservation Workshop 6-9 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

Digitisation and Digital Preservation Workshop 6-9 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

To share information about digitisation of library collections, digitisation project management, and digital preservation ITOCA, the News Media Section of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) in partnership with the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Centre for Southern Africa, University of Nairobi, Digital Divide Data, and DuraSpace, will offer a Digitisation and Digital… Read more »

CALL for Participants: DSpace 7 Entities Working Group

CALL for Participants: DSpace 7 Entities Working Group

From Tim Donohue, DuraSpace Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect Per the DSpace Steering Group’s June statement on the DSpace 7 Data Model [1] and the DSpace 7 Update talk at OR2018 [2], we are now establishing a DSpace 7 Entities Working Group whose role will be to: • Define an implementation roadmap for DSpace… Read more »

Free Publications from 2018 Shanghai Ranked Institutions in DSpace

Free Publications from 2018 Shanghai Ranked Institutions in DSpace

From Atmire  A wide uptake of institutional repositories facilitates open access access to scientific research. The latest edition of the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities, aka Shanghai Ranking, came out last week. As the list below shows, a large number of these world-renowend make their research outputs freely available for online consultation, through their DSpace… Read more »

VIVO Updates August 19, 2018 — Fall semester, Research Intelligence, NFAIS, Meetings this Week

VIVO Updates August 19, 2018 — Fall semester, Research Intelligence, NFAIS, Meetings this Week

Summer ends and school begins  For many of us, summer vacations are ending and school is beginning.  Like many academic activities, VIVO slows down in the summer and gains momentum in the fall.  Here are just a few of the things that are happening: A September Sprint is being planned.  Please review proposed tasks and volunteer to… Read more »

Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin: Early Bird Discount until 9/14/18

Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin: Early Bird Discount until 9/14/18

Register before September 14th to receive a $50 discount! DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts invite you to attend Fedora and Samvera Camp at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018.  Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. The latest version of Fedora features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity,… Read more »

Registration Open for VIVO Camp in New York City

Registration Open for VIVO Camp in New York City

From Violeta Ilik, VIVO Leadership Group, on behalf of the VIVO Camp instructors VIVO Camp is a multi-day training event designed specifically for new and prospective users. Camp will be held October 18-20, 2018 in the Butler Library at Columbia University. Over two and a half days, VIVOCamp will start with an introduction to VIVO… Read more »

DSpace Workshop at CONCYTEC–the Peruvian National Council for Science, Technology and Innovation Conference

DSpace Workshop at CONCYTEC–the Peruvian National Council for Science, Technology and Innovation Conference

From Michele Mennielli, International Membership and Partnership Manager for DuraSpace On July 18, 2018 CONCYTEC (the Peruvian National Council for Science, Technology and Innovation) hosted the first DSpace workshop in Peru as a pre-conference event during the National Conference on Research Information. The event was most likely the most attended DSpace workshop ever organized, with… Read more »

VIVO Camp: Registration Open

VIVO Camp: Registration Open

VIVO Camp is a multi-day training event designed specifically for new and prospective users. Camp will be held October 18-20, 2018 in the Butler Library at Columbia University.  Over two and a half days, VIVO Camp will start with an introduction to VIVO leading to a comprehensive overview by exploring these topics:  VIVO features Examples and demos of… Read more »

Hyku Update: Samvera Hyku Interest Group; Updates from Service Providers

Hyku Update: Samvera Hyku Interest Group; Updates from Service Providers

Service providers, consortia, and institutions interested in Hyku have formalized their collaboration by creating the Samvera Hyku Interest Group. The Hyku Interest Group discusses the Hyku repository application, particularly focusing on keeping its development aligned with Hyrax maturation. Group members are interested in working together to contribute to the maintenance and development of Hyku. A… Read more »