Tag: Communication

Webinar: Powering Linked Data and Hosted Solutions with Fedora

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Fedora is a flexible, extensible, open source repository platform that forms a strong  base for digital preservation, and supports Linked Data.  Fedora is used in a wide variety of institutions around the world, including libraries, museums, archives, and government organizations. Join us for a webinar on Tuesday, May 16* at 9:30am AEST (convert to your timezone) to… Read more »

The DSpace 7 Project–A Simple Summary

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From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead and the DSpace 7 UI Outreach Group. DSpace 7 development will be highlighted at OR2017 next month including demonstrations. Recordings and slides from the recent Hot Topics webinar series, “Introducing DSpace 7: Next Generation UI” are available here. Background to the DSpace 7 project Starting in 2015, a DSpace 2015-18 Strategic Plan was created/adopted, along… Read more »

PARTICIPATE: Beyond the Repository Survey On Distributed Preservation

From the “Beyond the Repository” Team: Laura Alagna, Carolyn Caizzi, Brendan Quinn, Sibyl Schaefer, Evviva Weinraub Northwestern University Libraries and the University of California San Diego Library are investigating the integration of local digital repository services with distributed preservation networks, such as The Digital Preservation Network (DPN), Chronopolis, and the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust). This research… Read more »

Welcome Erin Tripp: Business Development Manager for DuraSpace

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Austin, TX  DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Erin Tripp will join DuraSpace as the new Business Development Manager on May 1, 2017. Her duties will include pursuing new partnerships, grants, and strategies to grow business for DuraSpace hosted services DuraCloud, DSpaceDirect, and ArchivesDirect. Working with staff and our community, Mrs. Tripp will help cultivate new business opportunities… Read more »

Welcome New DuraSpace Board Members Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann

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Austin, TX The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann have accepted appointments to the DuraSpace Board of Directors. Kaitlin Thaney is an open advocate and Senior Fellow at Mozilla. Most recently, Ms. Thaney served as the Director of Mozilla Leadership Networks at the Mozilla Foundation, overseeing community-based programs in science, learning,… Read more »

JOIN Fedora at ELAG2017 Athens

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Austin, TX  The 41th European Library Automation Group (ELAG) Systems Seminar will be held at the National Technical University of Athens, in Athens, Greece from June 6 to 9 2017. If you will be traveling to ELAG2017 (http://elag2017.org) please join us at the Fedora Bootcamp, “Automating Digital Curation Workflows with Fedora,” on June 6. Bootcamp attendees will… Read more »

REGISTER for OR2017–Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration ’til April 21

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From the organizers of the International Conference on Open Repositories We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 12th International Conference on Open Repositories, to be held on June 26-30, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. Full registration details and a link to the registration form may be found here<https://or2017.net/registration/>. OR 2017 is co-hosted by… Read more »

Balancing Community, Commitment, and Innovation–The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign

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Austin, TX  The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign gets underway this week. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source software projects. DuraSpace proudly provides these applications for free for anyone to use. Our projects rely on membership fees to balance paying for staff who provide technical leadership, direct strategic planning, organize community outreach, and… Read more »

ANNOUNCING The DSpace Anwendertreffen

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From Pascal Becker, The Library Code Stuttgart, Germany  The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2017 (formally known as German DSpace User Group Meeting) will take place at Stuttgart University Library on Thursday, 21st September 2017. It is organized by Stuttgart University Library, Fraunhofer IRB and The Library Code. This Meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. As the number of attendees rose in the… Read more »

REGISTRATION Open for the VIVO 2017 Conference

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From the organizers of VIVO 2017 Registration is now open for the 2017 VIVO Conference, August 2-4. It’s time to register for the eighth annual VIVO conference to be held at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY. Take advantage of the early bird rate and register before May 16th.   Register here today!   Rates: $225    Early Bird… Read more »