Tag: Data curation

VIVO Updates for Nov 19 — Service Providers, Dontations, Membership, CNI, Camp, Thanksgiving


From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Service Providers.  Do you provide professional services to the VIVO community, assisting with planning, data acquisition, implementation, hosting, upgrades or other?  Please contact Erin Tripp, DuraSpace, to make sure you are listed with DuraSpace as a service provider. Donations.  Did you know you can make personal financial donations to help… Read more »

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE: euroCRIS Survey on Research Information Management Practices,


euroCRIS, a Strategic Partner of DuraSpace, and OCLC Research, recently announced a jointly-developed Survey on Research Information Management Practices, which offers research institutions worldwide the opportunity to share information about their practices. We kindly invite your institution to participate in this international initiative and to share information about your research information management practices. Broadly defined,… Read more »

Hyku News


“Hyku” is the result of a thirty-month project to develop a scalable, performant and multi-tenant digital content repository solution within the Samvera (previously known as Hydra) framework. This work was done by Stanford University, DuraSpace, and The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) through a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services… Read more »

PASIG 2017 Roundup


Contributed by Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager for DuraSpace This was my second time attending PASIG and it was a wonderful experience. It featured stories of successes and failures, detailed explanations of existing guidelines, and expressions of support that we can gain the skills and knowledge to meet our digital preservation goals. If you couldn’t… Read more »

SHARE your migration and upgrade Story


From Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager for DuraSpace I’m collecting anecdotes from people who have undertaken a migration or a major upgrade in the recent past. We hope to collect stories about how the project went, what resources were used or developed during the process, and whether it turned into an opportunity to update skills,… Read more »

Come to Fedora camp in October


Austin, TX  You are invited to join experienced trainers and Fedora gurus at Fedora Camp, co-hosted by University of Texas Libraries and Texas Digital Library, to be held October 16-18 at the Perry-Castañeda Library at the University of Texas, Austin.   Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination… Read more »

Scholarships Available for the Digital Presrvation Professional Development Institute!


                  x   from StaceyErdman, Digital Archvist, Beloit College     Apply NOW to the Digital POWRR Digital Preservation Professional Development Institute! Applications accepted for the first Institute through Friday September 15.     The Digital POWRR team invites applications for the first of five upcoming 2 day institutes, to be held… Read more »

DSpace North American User Group Meeting

On Aug 22-23, 2017 the Georgetown University Library hosted a DSpace North American User Meeting in Washington. The idea was to offer the DSpace Community the possibility to share ideas, best practices and use cases at a Regional level (in this specific case, the US Region) and, at the same time, to present the vision and roadmap… Read more »

Fedora & Samvera Camp UK: Last chance to register!

DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts are set to offer the Fedora and Samvera Camp at Oxford University, Sept 4 – 8, 2017. The camp will be hosted by Oxford University Oxford, UK and is supported by Jisc.  Registration is open through this Friday, August 24th and limited spots are available so don’t miss this opportinity register today! Training begins… Read more »

LAST CHANCE to Save on VIVO Conference Registration


Registration prices for the VIVO Conference go up from $275 to $375 after today, June 30. Now’s the time to register for VIVO2017. Register here   You won’t want to miss this year’s program! Explore an overview of program highlights now on the conference website.   Due to demand, the VIVO conference block at the Bentley Hotel has sold… Read more »