Tag: Fedora Repository

Sessions Announced for the LYRASIS Member Summit

Sessions Announced for the LYRASIS Member Summit

This year’s LYRASIS Member Summit will be held October 3-4 in Chicago. The theme is “From Local to Global. It promises to be a fast-paced, two-day experience that pairs imagination with innovation and discussion with action. The following sessions are all scheduled for Day 2, but don’t miss Day 1 which will be focused on… Read more »

Towards a Fedora Migration Path

Towards a Fedora Migration Path

In 2018, DuraSpace was awarded a planning grant (LG-72-18-0204) by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to investigate the barriers to upgrading libraries and archives running unsupported versions of Fedora because reliance on the older versions of Fedora puts the stability, security and functionality of the content and services of these repositories at… Read more »

Research Participation Invitation: Accessibility in Institutional Repositories Study

Research Participation Invitation: Accessibility in Institutional Repositories Study

From Kristi Park, Texas Digital Library. This  is an approved request for participation in research that has been approved by the Texas State University Institutional Review Board (IRB). You are invited to participate in a research study on accessibility practices in institutional repositories (IRs) at academic libraries. This survey is designed to be answered by IR managing… Read more »

U.S. National Archives Releases Digital Preservation Framework

U.S. National Archives Releases Digital Preservation Framework

From Leslie Johnston, Director of Digital Preservation, U.S. National Archives (NARA) The U.S. National Archives (NARA) is pleased to announce that it has released its digital Preservation Framework on Github for public comment: https://github.com/usnationalarchives/digital-preservation The framework comprises an instrument for assessing file format risk, the results of NARA’s assessment of over 350 file format variants,… Read more »

Make Your ArchivesSpace, CollectionSpace, DSpace, Fedora or VIVO Site Count: Add your Instance to the DuraSpace Community Supported Programs Division Registry at LYRASIS

Make Your ArchivesSpace, CollectionSpace, DSpace, Fedora or VIVO Site Count: Add your Instance to the DuraSpace Community Supported Programs Division Registry at LYRASIS

The DuraSpace Registry currently features more than 2,500 DSpace, Fedora and VIVO installations from around the world. With the completion of the DuraSpace and Lyrasis merger on July 1, 2019, CollectionSpace and ArchivesSpace instances will also be highlighted in the Registry to reflect the growing DuraSpace Community Supported Programs Division of Lyrasis, which encompasses ArchivesSpace,… Read more »

About the 2019 LYRASIS Member Summit

About the 2019 LYRASIS Member Summit

Don’t miss this year’s LYRASIS Member Summit October 3-4 in Chicago. The theme is “From Local to Global” and it promises to be a fast-paced, two-day experience that pairs imagination with innovation and discussion with action. Sitting beside you in Chicago will be senior leadership from forward thinking research, public and academic libraries, museums and… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.1.0 Release

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.1.0 Release

From Jared Whiklo, Release Manager, on behalf of the Fedora Team The 5.1.0 release of Fedora is now available. This release is backwards compatible with the 5.x releases. Please see the Release Notes[1] for more information on the contents of this release. You can download the release from the Downloads[2] page. [1] https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+5.1.0+Release+Notes [2] https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Downloads

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 »

Fedora Workshop, Staatsarchiv Bern, Switzerland, Aug 22

Fedora Workshop, Staatsarchiv Bern, Switzerland, Aug 22

On August 22,2019 the State Archives Basel-Stadt and St. Gallen will host a Fedora Workshop with high-caliber speakers from Lyrasis/DuraSpace/Fedora: Product Manager David Wilcox and Technical Lead Andrew Wood will discuss Fedora 4 (currently 5.0.2) which replaces the Fedora 3.8 version currently running on many archives. Unlike Fedora 3.8 (XML and Relational Database), Fedora 4… Read more »

Valorie Hollister: Leadership and Versatility Marked Tenure at DuraSpace

Valorie Hollister: Leadership and Versatility Marked Tenure at DuraSpace

DuraSpace’s Chief Financial Officer, Valorie Hollister, will be ending her 12-year tenure with DuraSpace this month. The transition marks a tenure of significant improvement in the financial transparency of the organization. Since the early days at one of DuraSpace’s predecessor organizations, the DSpace Foundation, Ms. Hollister has shown leadership, versatility, and fiscal savviness. Focused on… Read more »