Tag: Data curation

SAVE the Date for PASIG Madrid, May 19-21, 2020

SAVE the Date for PASIG Madrid, May 19-21, 2020

Please save the date for the next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting in Madrid, May 19-21, 2020. The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with colleagues in Conde Duque, which is the most important cultural center in… Read more »

OCFL (Oxford Common File Layout) 0.3 Beta Specification Released: Your Feedback Requested

OCFL (Oxford Common File Layout) 0.3 Beta Specification Released: Your Feedback Requested

From Andrew Woods, on behalf of the Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) editorial group The Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification describes an application-independent approach to the storage of digital information in a structured, transparent, and predictable manner. It is designed to promote standardized long-term object management practices within digital repositories. Illustration by Sam Mitchell,… Read more »

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

The Fedora community has long been at the forefront of developing an open source repository framework that supports digital preservation efforts. Fedora 6 aims to integrate a standardized structure for persisting and delivering the essential characteristics of digital objects in Fedora with the emerging Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification.  The OCFL defines a shared… Read more »

Repository and CRIS Interoperability Workshop at OR2019

Repository and CRIS Interoperability Workshop at OR2019

Have you heard about the Repository/CRIS Workshop that will be held on Monday June 10 in Hamburg, Germany at Open Repositories 2019?  Join Michele Mennielli, Anna Clements and Pablo de Castro to: • explore how to make repositories work with CRIS/research information management systems like VIVO • address goals and drivers for integration • hear… Read more »

UC San Diego Library Receives Mellon Grant for Joint Project

UC San Diego Library Receives Mellon Grant for Joint Project

To address improving communication and exchange of data between local and national digital preservation repositories UC Dan Diego has been awarded a one-year Mellon grant to collaborate with UC Santa Barbara, Emory University, Northwestern University and DuraSpace to design tools that will enable libraries and archives to seamlessly deposit content into distributed digital preservation systems (DDPs), update… Read more »

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

An institutional repository’s effectiveness in showcasing heterogenous content depends largely on an appropriate selection of metadata schemata. Specialized structures and fields are required to faithfully depict the context and type of audiovisual media and special collections. The metadata associated with digital assets are fundamental to the repository’s function, and they allow users to search, sort,… Read more »

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 »