Introducing the International DuraSpace and Google Scholar Webinar Series

Introducing the International DuraSpace and Google Scholar Webinar Series

DuraSpace and Google Scholar are launching a series of webinars to address one of the most pressing issues in the DSpace community: how to configure a DSpace repository to be correctly  indexed by Google Scholar. Inclusion in Scholar is extremely valuable for both researchers and institutions because it creates global visibility for scientific work and… Read more »

Fedora at University of Texas at Austin

Fedora at University of Texas at Austin

Dustin Slater, Assistant Director of Information Technology for UT Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin, leads IT teams to maximize the utility and effectiveness of digital resources across the university. He and his team have collaborated with librarians and archivists to develop a Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) based on Islandora/Fedora. UTL’s DAMS… Read more »

VIVO Updates for March 31, 2019 — VIVO at CNI, Jim Blake retires, VIVO at Duraspace Summit, Architectural presentation, VIVO at EuroCRIS

VIVO Updates for March 31, 2019 — VIVO at CNI, Jim Blake retires, VIVO at Duraspace Summit, Architectural presentation, VIVO at EuroCRIS

VIVO Presentations at CNI  The Coalition for Networked Information (http://wwww.cni.org) is having its spring member meeting in St. Louis Missouri, April 9-10.  There are two VIVO “project briefings” on the agenda.  We hope you are able to attend these briefings: Scholarly Output Projects Martin R. Kalfatovic, Smithsonian Institution Paul Albert, Weill Cornell Medicine Terrie Wheeler, Weill… Read more »

VIVO Updates for March 24, 2019 – Proposals for the VIVO Conference, Calls the for week, an ontology of card sleights, US Semantic Technologies Symposium, Welcome UQAM, upcoming travel

VIVO Updates for March 24, 2019 – Proposals for the VIVO Conference, Calls the for week, an ontology of card sleights, US Semantic Technologies Symposium, Welcome UQAM, upcoming travel

Proposals for the VIVO Conference  A reminder that the VIVO Conference is looking for workshop proposals, poster proposals, proposals for presentations and panels, you know, the same kinds of proposals we have had in the past.  The conference is in Montenegro, but it will be a VIVO Conference.  The conference organizers want to hear from you. … Read more »

DuraSpace-euroCRIS Joint Pre-conference Workshop at OR2019

DuraSpace-euroCRIS Joint Pre-conference Workshop at OR2019

DuraSpace and euroCRIS will co-host a one-day workshop to focus on interoperability and integrations between repositories and CRIS platforms during the Open Repository 2019 Conference in Hamburg, Germany – on Monday, June 10th, 2019. In February 2017 DuraSpace and euroCRIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the intent of working with the respective communities in… Read more »

Webinar: Google Scholar and DSpace-CRIS, March 27, 15:00 UTC

Webinar: Google Scholar and DSpace-CRIS, March 27, 15:00 UTC

Google Scholar and 4Science are happy to invite you to a webinar on how to make your CRIS repository compliant with Google Scholar, particularly dedicated to DSpace-CRIS and related technologies (e.g. IRIS). The webinar will cover general indexing for DSpace repositories, with a focus on a few key areas for DSpace-CRIS instances, such as author… Read more »

VIVO Updates for March 17, 2019 — Sprint! Presenting at the VIVO Conference, LYRASIS and Duraspace vote to merge, and more

VIVO Updates for March 17, 2019 — Sprint! Presenting at the VIVO Conference, LYRASIS and Duraspace vote to merge, and more

Sprint! VIVO is holding its first sprint of 2019, and first since the architectural fly-in and the statement of direction.  The spring will focus on de-coupling activities aligned with item #2 on the statement of direction.  We hope you have been attending developer’s meetings (see below) and are prepared to participate in the sprint.  If not,… Read more »

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

Atlanta, GA – March 13, 2019 – LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce that by July 1, 2019, they will officially merge to create one dynamic organization empowered to help drive scalable change, new technologies and vital services. This merger will create a new model for collaboration, innovation and development in the landscape of academic,… Read more »

Early Bird Discount Available for Fedora Camp Atlanta

Early Bird Discount Available for Fedora Camp Atlanta

Fedora Camp is coming to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia May 20 – 22, 2019!  Register by March 29, 2019 to receive an early bird discount.  Registration for DuraSpace Members and Service Providers is offered at a discounted rate. Fedora Camp offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora. Training will… Read more »