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VIVO Conference 2020: Explore the Program

VIVO Conference 2020: Explore the Program

The VIVO Conference will be held next week,  June 16-18 online. The organizers are pleased to invite you to browse this year’s exciting and comprehensive VIVO conference program. The program includes a Keynote and many speakers, workshops, panels, lightning talks and more–all online, easy for everyone to attend, and free of charge! Register Dr. Mathias… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing. Beta 2 is the second scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we highly advise against… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: VIVO 1.11.1

NOW AVAILABLE: VIVO 1.11.1

VIVO 1.11.1 is now available! VIVO 1.11.1 is a point release containing two patches to the previous 1.11.0 release: – Security patch that now prevents users with self-edit privileges from editing other user profiles [1] – Minor security patch to underlying puppycrawl dependency (CVE-2019-9658) [2] Upgrading from 1.11.0 to 1.11.1 should be a trivial drop-in… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 1

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 1

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing.  Beta1 is the first of several scheduled Beta releases provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we do not… Read more »

Curriculum Available: Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona

Curriculum Available: Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona

The curriculum for the upcoming Islandora and Fedora Camp at Arizona State University, February 24-26, 2020 is now available here. Islandora and Fedora Camp, hosted by Arizona State University Libraries, offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about the latest versions of Islandora and Fedora. Training will begin with the basics and build… Read more »

CALL for Participation: DSpace Anwendertreffen 2020

CALL for Participation: DSpace Anwendertreffen 2020

From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code GmbH (German version below) The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2020 will take place at the Hamburg University of Technology, on Thursday, March 26th 2020 and Friday, March 27th 2020 and is organized by the Hamburg University of Technology and The Library Code GmbH. This meeting is about exchange between DSpace or… Read more »

Open Repositories 2020: Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

Open Repositories 2020: Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

The Open Repositories Steering Committee is now accepting applications for fellowships to attend OR2020 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The fellowship programme allows a limited number of qualified librarians, repository managers, developers, or researchers in digital libraries or related fields to participate in the conference. The fellowship covers travel, accommodation, meals and incidentals, as well as full conference… Read more »

LYRASIS Demonstrations and Information Sessions

LYRASIS Demonstrations and Information Sessions

LYRASIS Free Webinar: NEH Preservation Assistance Grants – 12/4 Open Source Software for Showcasing Scholarship: An Introduction to VIVO for Librarians – 12/5 CollectionSpace Webinar – 12/5 Catalyst Fund Webinar Series: Online Instruction for Participatory Archiving – 12/10 Safety and Security for Performing Arts – 12/11 Introduction to Emergency Preparedness for Performing Arts Organizations – 12/12 Health and Safety for Performing… Read more »

DSpace 5 & 6 Extension Will Soon Enable Support for New OpenAIRE Literature Guidelines

DSpace 5 & 6 Extension Will Soon Enable Support for New OpenAIRE Literature Guidelines

From Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) Several Canadian research libraries are providing funding to ensure that the vast majority of DSpace repositories around the world can be discovered through OpenAIRE, an international database of open scholarly content. Quality and comprehensive metadata are a critical requirement for building discovery and other… Read more »