Tag: Communication

Announcing the next DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint, Oct 1-12, Sign up to Learn More and Contribute to DSpace 7!

Announcing the next DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint, Oct 1-12, Sign up to Learn More and Contribute to DSpace 7!

From Tim Donohue, Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect The third DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint will take place from October 1-12, 2018. We are in search of developers interested in joining us for a two week sprint (you need not be available for the entire two weeks). Sprint participants will help us make enhancements… Read more »

Reintroducing the DuraSpace Registry

Reintroducing the DuraSpace Registry

The DuraSpace Registry is a community-driven database that identifies which institutions and organizations around the world use DSpace, Fedora, and VIVO. The Registry, which answers the question, “Who’s Using”, has been significantly upgraded: https://duraspace.org/registry/ The new Registry includes a map view of installations and is viewable by project. DuraSpace is in the ongoing process of… Read more »

Recording Available: ArchivesDirect Overview Webinar

Recording Available: ArchivesDirect Overview Webinar

On Wednesday, September 19, 2018 DuraSpace hosted a community webinar, “ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica.”  Sarah Romkey, Archivematica Program Manager from Artefactual Systems and Heather Greer Klein, Services Coordinator from DuraSpace presented an overview of ArchivesDirect, a hosted instance of Archivematica that includes DuraCloud preservation storage and is provided by DuraSpace in partnership with Artefactual Systems.  The webinar highlighted what hosted Archivematica can do… Read more »

Announcing the New DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

Announcing the New DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

We’re happy to announce the DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Program has been restructured and rebranded in 2018 as the DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program. It offers different types of service providers in our community, large and small, more ways to collaborate with DuraSpace. The DSP establishes partnerships with service providers that wish to provide… Read more »

Webinar Registration Open: ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica

Webinar Registration Open: ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica

DuraSpace presents a Community Webinar, “ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica” On Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET (convert to your timezone), Sarah Romkey, Archivematica Program Manager from Artefactual Systems and Heather Greer Klein, Services Coordinator from DuraSpace will present a one-hour webinar, “ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica.” This webinar… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018

NOW AVAILABLE: The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018

The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018 is now available. The Report provides an overview of the user community, membership, two brief community profiles, a technical overview, governance, finance, and events. Download the DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018 here. We invite you to learn more about the DSpace community, current… Read more »

Early Bird Discount for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin Ends Soon

Early Bird Discount for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin Ends Soon

From David Wilcox, Product Manager for Fedora Early bird pricing for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin ends on September 14 so be sure to register [1] soon! Fedora and Samvera Camp will take place at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018. Training will begin with the basics and build toward more… Read more »

Hook Your Repository Up to the Repository Analytics & Metrics Portal (RAMP)

Hook Your Repository Up to the Repository Analytics & Metrics Portal (RAMP)

From Atmire   Share your repository usage data with the international RAMP initiative for repository usage analysis and comparison. Montana State University, the Association of Research Libraries, the University of New Mexico, and OCLC Research have joined as partners to examine the difficulties that libraries face in producing accurate reports on the use of their digital… Read more »

Harvard Upgrades DASH DSpace Repository

Harvard Upgrades DASH DSpace Repository

From Atmire  The Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication worked together with Atmire on a major upgrade to Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH). Pioneering in the field of Open Access, Harvard originally launched the Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH) repository on September 1st 2009. Over the years, Harvard added dozens of customizations, including… Read more »

IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded DuraSpace a National Digital Platform Planning Grant for $49,279 to investigate barriers to upgrading hundreds of U.S.-based libraries and archives running unsupported versions of Fedora. In consultation with stakeholders this project will conduct an environmental scan of relevant community initiatives, and gather primary research data to… Read more »