Tag: Communication

Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin: Final Days to Register

Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin: Final Days to Register

Registration for this event closes October 30th!  Register today! DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts invite you to attend Fedora and Samvera Camp at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018.  Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. The latest version of Fedora features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity,… Read more »

A Summary of the DSpace 7 Community Sprint #3

A Summary of the DSpace 7 Community Sprint #3

From Tim Donohue, Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect Last week, we wrapped up our third virtual community sprint on DSpace 7 (Oct 1-12). Congratulations to all our sprint participants, and thank you to all the participating institutions including: Universities (alphabetically): • Hamburg University of Technology (Germany), TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany), TU-Dresden (Germany), University of… Read more »

DSpace Use On the Rise

DSpace Use On the Rise

From Alberto García Guadarrama, eScire In 2006, eScire’s group implemented the first repository in Mexico at the Colegio de Posgraduados – COLPOS (College of Postgraduates). 12 years later, eScire is working towards consolidating DSpace repositories as THE option, not only for graduate thesis archival, but also for storing institutions’ documents including: congress and posters communications,… Read more »

OpenAIRE and DuraSpace Partner to Support Greater Functionality in the Global Repository Network

OpenAIRE and DuraSpace Partner to Support Greater Functionality in the Global Repository Network

On September 25, 2018 OpenAIRE and DuraSpace signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Both OpenAIRE and DuraSpace have a shared interest in a robust, interoperable, and functional network of repositories that provide value to the research community and contribute to Open Science and Open Access in Europe and the world. Repositories collectively act as the… Read more »

Save the Date for Open Repositories 2020, June 1-4 in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Save the Date for Open Repositories 2020, June 1-4 in Stellenbosch, South Africa

The Open Repositories Steering Committee and Stellenbosch University is delighted to announce that the 15th Open Repositories Conference will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 1-4 June 2020. The conference will be organised by Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service who looks forward to welcoming delegates to the first Open Repositories Conference (OR) on… Read more »

Announcing the First Country-Specific Webinar Series: Brazil

Announcing the First Country-Specific Webinar Series: Brazil

DuraSpace is pleased to announce the first Country-specific Webinar Series. Thanks to the support of Neki IT, a Brazilian Certified DSpace Contributor, we are collaborating on the organization of three webinars this fall where three different Brazilian institutions will present their experiences with DSpace. As a Country-specific series, the webinars will be offered in the… Read more »

Recording Available: “Beyond North America: Widening Access and Participation”

Recording Available: “Beyond North America: Widening Access and Participation”

The webinar recording and presentation slides from “Beyond North America: Widening Access and Participation” are now available.  This was the second of four webinars presented in the DuraSpace Hot Topic Series, “The Future Will be Open?” curated by David Lewis, Indiana University Purdue University Indiana, Dean Emeritus of the University Library and Michael Roy, Middlebury… Read more »

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 »