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ARKs in the Open: Project Update #8, 2018 Wrap-Up and Looking to 2019

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #8, 2018 Wrap-Up and Looking to 2019

The ARKs-in-the-Open (AITO) team made great strides in 2018 toward their goal to transition the ARK specification and registry from the California Digital Library to a community supported and managed activity. Some highlights of the work so far this year: • The project received expressions of interest from 27 organizations on 4 continents. • The… Read more »

VIVO Updates for December 9, 2018 — sprint, RDA, Barend Mons, Ontology, expert finder systems

VIVO Updates for December 9, 2018 — sprint, RDA, Barend Mons, Ontology, expert finder systems

Whoa, what a sprint  Last week we had a sprint for newcomers to the VIVO project.  We set a new record for participation in a sprint (21).  I want to thank all the newcomers from all over the world.  We had major efforts in internationalization, search technology, bug fixes, documentation, build process, user experience, and product… Read more »

Recording Available: “How For-Profit Companies Can Be a Part of the Open Environment”

Recording Available: “How For-Profit Companies Can Be a Part of the Open Environment”

On December 5th the DuraSpace Hot Topics Series, “The Revolution Will Be Open?” concluded with the fourth and final webinar in this series.  Andrew Smeall of Hindawi, Brian Hole of Ubiquity Press, and Anita Bandrowski of  SciCrunch presented, “How For-Profit Companies Can Be a Part of the Open Environment.”  In this one-hour webinar each presenter discussed their… Read more »

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

Message to DPN members from the DPN nodes Yesterday the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) announced plans to cease operations. The individual nodes that collectively provided preservation services to DPN seek to reassure the DPN membership as well as the larger academic and digital preservation communities that we remain confident about the future of digital preservation.… Read more »

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

DuraSpace and the University of Toronto Libraries in collaboration with Scholars Portal and COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries) are pleased to announce a new joint project “DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage” funded by CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation. The purpose of… Read more »

VIVO Updates for December 2, 2018 — Sprint this week, January architecture fly-in, David Wilcox, Books for VIVO, Open Repository CFP

VIVO Updates for December 2, 2018 — Sprint this week, January architecture fly-in, David Wilcox, Books for VIVO, Open Repository CFP

Sprint this week!  VIVO will be holding a one week sprint to introduce new developers to the project.  The print will focus on maintenance tasks.  If you’d like to learn about VIVO, how it is developed, and pitch in, this is a great opportunity.  You will want to be on VIVO Slack if you are not already.  Details… Read more »

“DSpace Konsortium Deutschland” Set Up to Develop Open Source Software

“DSpace Konsortium Deutschland” Set Up to Develop Open Source Software

Open access to scientific findings is essential. This conviction is shared by both the Executive Board of TU Berlin and the University Library. To this end, the Technische Universität Berlin approved an open access policy at the start of this year, thus lending its explicit support to its academics and researchers wishing to publish their… Read more »

Introducing Open Source Project Leadership and Priorities

Introducing Open Source Project Leadership and Priorities

DSPACE From Salwa Ismail, DSpace Leadership Group Chair, Head of Library Information Technology (LIT) Georgetown University Library As a community-based open source project, the DSpace digital platform is guided by the project Steering and Leadership Groups, which represent the needs of more than 2,000 stakeholder institutions around the world who use DSpace. Last year, the… Read more »

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2

From Daniel Bernstein, DuraSpace Technical Lead and Developer, on behalf of the Fedora Development Team Based on testing feedback [1] from the most recent 5.0.0 release candidate, the following tickets have been addressed and incorporated into a new release candidate: # fcrepo4 https://jira.duraspace.org/browse/FCREPO-2934 : UI: “View Versions” link gives 404 if no version is created… Read more »

Register Today! DSpace for Research Data Management Webinar

Register Today! DSpace for Research Data Management Webinar

DuraSpace presents a Community Webinar, DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (10:00am ET/4:00p.m. CET convert to your timezone), join Andrea Wuchner and Dirk Eisengräber-Pabst of Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application orientated research organization, when they present, “DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution.” The recent Open Data… Read more »