Tag: community

Fedora: Meet the Team

Today we are sitting down with the staff team at Fedora who work alongside our wonderful community members every day to make things happen for the program. Fedora is an open-source, community-supported program funded entirely by membership contributions. Because of this funding, the program is able to support a small staff to work on developing,… Read more »

Fedora 6.0: A Migration Story – The Berlin State Library

Fedora 6.0: A Migration Story – The Berlin State Library

Last month we hosted the first of two Online Fedora User Group Meetings. This first meeting was held to accommodate users in European time zones and brought together members of the community to share use cases, ask questions and present on the progress being made within their institutions. Over 2 half-day sessions, we gained valuable… Read more »

Meet the Members – Episode 2

Meet the Members – Episode 2

Welcome to the second episode in a series of blog posts aimed at introducing you to some of the wonderful members within our community who work tirelessly to advocate, educate and promote Fedora and other community-supported programs like ours. At Fedora, we are strong because of our people and without individuals like this advocating for… Read more »

Meet the Members

Meet the Members

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts aimed at introducing you to some of the movers and shakers who work tirelessly to advocate, educate and promote Fedora and other community-supported programs like ours. At Fedora, we are strong because of our people and without individuals like this advocating for continued development we… Read more »

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 »

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 »