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PASIG 2017 Roundup

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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 »

DuraSpace Launches New Web Site

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DuraSpace has a lot to celebrate in 2017. Our community-supported open source technologies continue to contribute to advancing the access and preservation goals of our member organizations and beyond. The DuraSpace hosted services team is onboarding new customers, while at the same time contributing to efforts to offer new technologies that provide full, hosted access… Read more »

WATCH New Hyku, Hyrax, and the Hydra-in-a-Box Project Demo

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From Michael J. Giarlo, Technical Manager, Hydra-in-a-Box Project, Software Architect, on behalf of the Hyku tech team Stanford, CA  Here’s the latest demo of advances made on Hyku, Hyrax, and the Hydra-in-a-Box project. This demo covers work done in May and June of 2017 — including support for translating the UI into four more languages, an interface… Read more »

Texas Digital Library Joins Chronopolis Digital Preservation Network

From Sibyl Schaefer, Chronopolis Program Manager/Digital Preservation Analyst, University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA  University of California, San Diego, The Texas Digital Library (TDL), along with the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, has joined the Chronopolis digital preservation network, becoming the first new node since the network’s inception in 2008. Other nodes in the TRAC-certified… Read more »

PASIG at Oxford

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From Sarah Mason, Bodleian Libraries on behalf of the PASIG Steering Committee We are excited to announce that this year’s PASIG conference will be in Oxford, UK from 11 – 13 September 2017. The event is being hosted and organised by the Digital Preservation at Oxford and Cambridge (DPOC) team. PASIG is a place to share practical… Read more »

A Report from the 2017 DuraSpace Member Summit

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Albuquerque, NM The annual DuraSpace Summit report to members was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on April 4-5 following the CNI Spring Member Meeting. DuraSpace Members met to focus on strategy and tactics aimed at broadening and extending the organization’s reach in support of global community ecosystem efforts towards preservation and accessibility of cultural heritage and academic… 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 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 »

PARTICIPATE: National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Digital Preservation Staffing Survey

From The NDSA Staffing Survey Working Group Washington, DC  Does your organization manage and preserve digital content? If so, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is interested in hearing from you! NDSA is conducting a survey of institutions with digital preservation responsibilities to gain insight into how organizations worldwide are addressing digital preservation staffing, scoping… Read more »

DuraSpace at Your Service

Austin, TX  How can we help? That’s what we at DuraSpace hope to learn from you, our valued community. We have developed a 4-question survey that should take you no more than 5 minutes to complete aimed at learning more about how DuraSpace might better serve our community. We have heard directly and indirectly from… Read more »