Tag: Announcements

KnowledgeArc Welcomes

KnowledgeArc Welcomes

From Michael Guthrie, KnowledgeArc KnowledgeArc welcomes new NHS Trusts archives to the managed hosting platform We are pleased to welcome Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust to the KnowledgeArc managed DSpace and Docman hosting. Along with Derbyshire Trusts and Nottinghamshire Trust this brings the number of NHS trusts with… Read more »

Meet Atmire at Open Repositories 2018

Meet Atmire at Open Repositories 2018

From Atmire Going to Open Repositories in Bozeman (MT) next week? Atmire is proud to support the conference as a major sponsor. Meet up with our five representatives at the event. Mark Diggory leads the Atmire operations in the US, from our NY based office. He primarily manages repository projects in the Americas and is one… Read more »

Recording Available: “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?”

On May 24th DuraSpace Services Coordinator , presented a DuraSpace community webinar, “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?”  Heather shared an overview of the services that DuraSpace offers including DuraCloud, an open source preservation storage system and hosted service designed to make it easy to preserve data in… Read more »

Debra Hanken Kurtz, DuraSpace CEO, to join Arizona State University as Associate University Librarian

Debra Hanken Kurtz, DuraSpace CEO, to join Arizona State University as Associate University Librarian

Debra Hanken Kurtz will leave her post as CEO at DuraSpace to serve as the Associate University Librarian for Technology Services at Arizona State University Library. As of June 1, Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager at DuraSpace, will serve as the Interim Chief Executive Officer. Valorie Hollister, DuraSpace Director of Membership and Finance, and Bill… Read more »

All Skills Needed: Collaborate on DuraCloud during the Mozilla Global Sprint on May 10-11

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Whatever your skill level or expertise, the Mozilla Global Sprint needs you! Register to participate and you’ll have the opportunity to work on our project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License on May 10-11. Our goals for the two-day virtual event are to work with a diverse group of collaborators from a variety of backgrounds and skill sets in whatever capacity… Read more »

Cloud Academy Collaboration to Create Technology Jobs for Disadvantaged Youth

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DuraSpace is collaborating with Digital Divide Data (DDD), a non-profit social enterprise creating sustainable digital and  technology jobs for disadvantaged, underprivileged, and underserved youth communities worldwide. DDD provides technical training for youth by partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Together they formed a Cloud Academy in Nairobi, Kenya in January 2017 with a goal to teach AWS… Read more »

Register Today: Islandora Camps

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The Islandora community is hosting multi-day learning seminars called Islandora Camps this summer. The camps will be in Limerick, Ireland (Islandora CampEU18, June 20-22) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Islandora Camp HRM, July 18-20). Islandora Camps provide focused training on administering Islandora combined with sessions from the community showcasing innovative implementations and initiatives. Camps offer both administrative and developer tracks.… Read more »

DuraCloud Selected as a Featured Open Source Project for Mozilla Global Sprint

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DuraSpace is excited to announce that its project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License has been selected as a featured projectfor the Mozilla Foundation Global Sprint to be held May 10th-11th, 2018. The Global Sprint is a collaborative event meant to “hack and build projects for a healthy internet.” The Sprint will allow people from many backgrounds —… Read more »

Introducing VIVO Committer Benjamin Gross of Clarivate Analytics

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Benjamin Gross has been a VIVO committer for 3 years.  He is currently working at Clarivate Analytics. Prior to joining Clarivate, Benjamin developed Connect UNAVCO, a VIVO site for a geoscience and data-focused consortium. One of the recent developments Benjamin has worked on is integrating Publons data into VIVO. Publons https://publons.com is a free tool provided by Clarivate that… Read more »

Announcement: CASRAI to Become a DuraSpace Project

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The Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information (CASRAI) improves the flow of information within and between research stakeholders by developing and maintaining standard information agreements among various stakeholders in the research enterprise. The DuraSpace organization and CASRAI are pleased to announce that CASRAI is now a project of DuraSpace. Together they will work to enable… Read more »