Tag: Announcements

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #4 on the ARK Identifier Summit and Experts Day

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The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) organized an ARK Identifier Summit followed by an ARK Experts Day in Paris last week. The California Digital Library’s John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect and creator of ARKs, was invited to give the opening keynote (“The Covenant of the ARK”) at the Summit and lead the Experts Day. Photo credit: Beatrice Lucchese “The… Read more »

Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values: Comments and Interest Welcome

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Since its release at the fall 2017 Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) meeting, many people have engaged with the Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values. More than one hundred comments have been added to the Declaration. The comment period remains open until the end of March 2018. If you haven’t already, please add your voice. Representatives… Read more »

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot

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Attention: faculty information, grants, and repository managers! You’re invited to participate in a project aimed at collecting, augmenting, and making discoverable patterns of faculty collaboration and research outputs through a pilot led by Research Graph and VIVO, and managed by Duraspace as a not-for-profit venture. The proposed project will: Create a Neo4j graph database from sample data representing faculty, publications,… Read more »

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #3, Roadmap and Resources and Value Statement

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Add your voice to the new ARKs in the Open Roadmap and Resources and Value Statement. These new project artifacts describe the product and community resources required to fulfill a sustainable future for ARKS and our value proposition. The roadmap is designed to welcome people to the ARKs in the Open project, tell them how to get… Read more »

ARKs in the Open – Project Update #2

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As part of the Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) in the Open project, we want to articulate and refine the long-term vision for ARK identifiers, starting with the ARK specification, and to collaborate with users on how to achieve it. Incubators of ARKs at the California Digital Library started the process this week by releasing a new Project… Read more »

ARKs in the Open – Project Update #1

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As announced last week, the California Digital Library (CDL) and DuraSpace are collaborating to build an open, international community around Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) and their use as persistent identifiers in the open scholarly ecosystem. We’re calling the project ARKs in the Open. Since the announcement, we’ve received expressions of interest from two national libraries, three universities and a non-profit, all endorsing… Read more »

CDL and DuraSpace launch open community outreach initiative for ARK identifiers

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California Digital Library (CDL) and DuraSpace are pleased to announce a collaboration aimed at building an open, international community around Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) and their use as persistent identifiers in the open scholarly ecosystem. Over 550 institutions (research, not-for-profit, private, government) across the world have registered to use ARKs.  They’ve created an estimated 175 million ARKs with publicly resolvable… Read more »

DuraSpace Accepted into Cohort of Mozilla Open Leaders

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DuraSpace is thrilled to announce its acceptance into the latest cohort of the Mozilla Open Leaders program, with its project Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License. Mozilla Open Leaders is a 12-week, online mentorship & training course. It focuses on growing a culture of openness in innovation and research, as well as, fueling the Internet Health movement… Read more »

DuraSpace welcomes Evviva Weinraub to the Board of Directors

The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Evviva Weinraub has been elected to the DuraSpace Board of Directors as the Board-Member-at-Large representative. Evviva is the Associate University Librarian for Digital Strategies at Northwestern University. She provides leadership and advocacy for Information Technology, Digital Initiatives, Repository and Digitization Services, Metadata, Resource Discovery, User Experience, and… Read more »

DuraSpace Invites the Community to Nominate the Next Board-Member-at-Large!

Beginning today, we invite anyone in the community, DuraSpace members or non-members, to nominate an individual who you believe would be a good representative for the community.  All nominees must be from DuraSpace member organizations (see full list here) and Board-Member-at-Large candidates should be at the senior management level at their organizations, having fiscal and… Read more »