Tag: Data curation

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

DuraSpace and the University of Toronto Libraries in collaboration with Scholars Portal and COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries) are pleased to announce a new joint project “DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage” funded by CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation. The purpose of… Read more »

Ontocale Joins DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

Ontocale Joins DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Ontocale, as its newest participant in the DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) program. Ontocale is a Certified DuraSpace Contributor offering VIVO services and the program’s third VIVO provider, joining Clarivate Analytics and Symplectic. Brian Lowe, founder of Ontocale, has been a contributor to VIVO since 2006. Having been a developer at… Read more »

VIVO Updates–New Sites, Event Reports

VIVO Updates–New Sites, Event Reports

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director New sites Two new sites were added to the VIVO site registry this week: • In Hungary: The Courage Project: Connecting Collaborations. http://cultural-opposition.eu/registry/ • In Brazil: Directório de pesquizaz de Juventude (The Youth Research Directory). http://diretoriodepesquisasnj.ibict.br/vivo/ We welcome these two new sites to the VIVO community! Do you have… 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 »

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 »

Digitisation and Digital Preservation Workshop 6-9 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

Digitisation and Digital Preservation Workshop 6-9 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

To share information about digitisation of library collections, digitisation project management, and digital preservation ITOCA, the News Media Section of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) in partnership with the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Centre for Southern Africa, University of Nairobi, Digital Divide Data, and DuraSpace, will offer a Digitisation and Digital… Read more »

VIVO Updates — List of VIVO Sites, Trip to China, and a Great Book

VIVO Updates — List of VIVO Sites, Trip to China, and a Great Book

VIVO Site Registry The VIVO Site registry is a list of all the known VIVO sites in the world. I get asked all the time “Is there a list of VIVO sites?” Well, yes, there is. You can find the site registry here: http://bit.ly/vivo-sites Is your site in the registry? Hint: you don’t need to… Read more »

VIVO 1.10.0-RC-1 Available for Community Testing

VIVO 1.10.0-RC-1 Available for Community Testing

The VIVO 1.10.0 release candidate is available for testing. Pending any issues discovered in the testing of the release candidate, the 1.10.0 release is planned for June 29, 2018. The primary features/updates found in this release include: • Support for RDF 1.1 via Jena 3 • Documentation for integrating the Data Distribution API • TPF… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 20 — Conference, Apps and Tools, Sprint 2, Spring Cleaning, Debra Hanken Kurtz

VIVO Updates for May 20 — Conference, Apps and Tools, Sprint 2, Spring Cleaning, Debra Hanken Kurtz

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Two weeks to the JB Duke Hotel and the Ninth Annual VIVO Conference. The VIVO Conference is coming up, June 6-8 at the JB Duke Hotel on the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, served by the Raleigh-Durham airport, and includes a great line-up of keynote speakers,… Read more »

SCHEDULE Available: One-day DuraSpace and euroCRIS DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event

SCHEDULE Available: One-day DuraSpace and euroCRIS DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event

The schedule for the DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event focused on interoperability between DSpace repository and CRIS systems on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (in advance of the CRIS 2018 Conference in Umeå, Sweden) is now available: http://www.cris2018.se/schedule/ The CRIS 2018 Conference offers both DuraSpace and euroCRIS the right opportunity to bring the two communities together. This first… Read more »