Tag: Events

Recording Available: “Making DSpace Your Own”

On April 24th Terry Brady, Applications Programmer Analyst  at Georgetown University Library presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar, “Making DSpace Your Own.”  During this one-hour webinar Terry presented a tutorial that guided attendees towards implementing some common customizations to their local DSpace instance. The webinar recording and presentation slides are available at https://duraspace.org/webinar/. This series was brought to… Read more »

Register Today: Islandora Camps

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The Islandora community is hosting multi-day learning seminars called Islandora Camps this summer. The camps will be in Limerick, Ireland (Islandora CampEU18, June 20-22) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Islandora Camp HRM, July 18-20). Islandora Camps provide focused training on administering Islandora combined with sessions from the community showcasing innovative implementations and initiatives. Camps offer both administrative and developer tracks.… Read more »

DuraCloud Selected as a Featured Open Source Project for Mozilla Global Sprint

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DuraSpace is excited to announce that its project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License has been selected as a featured projectfor the Mozilla Foundation Global Sprint to be held May 10th-11th, 2018. The Global Sprint is a collaborative event meant to “hack and build projects for a healthy internet.” The Sprint will allow people from many backgrounds —… Read more »

VIVO Updates April 15 — Duraspace Summit, CNI Spring Meeting, Implementation Interest Group, A New Front-End for VIVO

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From Mike Conlon, VIVO Product Director Duraspace Summit  Each year, Duraspace has a member summit to build community, share progress from its various affiliated projects, and provide the projects with an opportunity to meet and grow.  This year, the Summit was held in San Diego. About 100 people attended. It featured two invited panels – one on the… Read more »

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #4 on the ARK Identifier Summit and Experts Day

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The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) organized an ARK Identifier Summit followed by an ARK Experts Day in Paris last week. The California Digital Library’s John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect and creator of ARKs, was invited to give the opening keynote (“The Covenant of the ARK”) at the Summit and lead the Experts Day. Photo credit: Beatrice Lucchese “The… Read more »

Registration Open: “Making DSpace Your Own” Webinar

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DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “Making DSpace Your Own” on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST. Presented by Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library, Applications Programmer Analyst, Department of Library Information Technology While there are many exciting changes under development with the future DSpace 7 User Interface, this presentation will describe how to get started TODAY using… Read more »

Highlights From The International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC)

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A workshop on Supporting FAIR Data Principles with Fedora was delivered on Thursday, February 22 by David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager. This workshop provided an overview of Fedora with a focus on how it can support the four FAIR principles: findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability. Attendees had an opportunity to explore Fedora features first-hand using a virtual… Read more »

ARKs in the Open – Project Update #1

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As announced last week, the California Digital Library (CDL) and DuraSpace are collaborating to build an open, international community around Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) and their use as persistent identifiers in the open scholarly ecosystem. We’re calling the project ARKs in the Open. Since the announcement, we’ve received expressions of interest from two national libraries, three universities and a non-profit, all endorsing… Read more »

VIVO Updates, Feb 18 — Conference Info, Our Wikis, Apps and Tools

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From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director VIVO Conference at the JB Duke Hotel  The Ninth Annual International VIVO Conference will be held June 6-8, 2018 at the JB Duke Hotel on the campus of Duke University.  The conference has obtained a fabulous rate for conference attendees.  The rate includes breakfast and lunch each day, and dinner Thursday night.  Be sure to stay at the JB… Read more »

Registration Open: “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners” Webinar

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DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners” on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST. Presented by Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager, DuraSpace Many in the DuraSpace and affiliate communities are preparing for major upgrades to their digital repositories. For some, the upgrades will impact underlying technologies, data models, standards… Read more »