Tag: Fedora Repository

Welcome New Fedora Committer Ben Pennel

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From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead, on behalf of the Fedora committers and leadership The Fedora Project committers and leadership have asked Ben Pennell,UNC University Libraries,  to become a committer and we are pleased to announce that Ben has accepted. Ben is a skilled developer and has worked with Fedora 4 since its earliest days.  From… Read more »

CALL–Open Repositories 2018: Sustaining Open

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From Open Repositories 2018 Program Co-Chairs Claire Knowles and Evviva Weinraub Open Repositories 2018 is now calling for proposals around the theme of Sustaining Open. http://www.or2018.net/call-for-papers/ Research and Cultural Heritage communities have embraced the idea of Open; open communities, open source software, open data, scholarly communications, and open access publications and collections. These projects and communities require… Read more »

Next Steps: A Fedora API Test Suite

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As described in the the Fedora API specification (specification charter), the specification is designed to: Define the characteristics and expectations of how clients interact with Fedora implementations Define such interactions such that an implementation’s conformance is testable Enable interoperability by striving to minimize the need for modifications to client applications in order to work with… Read more »

A Busy Fall for Fedora

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From David Wilcox, DuraSpace  From the United Kingdom to Quebec to Japan, Fedora was well-traveled in September.  Fedora and Samvera Camp Held in Oxford, UK September 4-8. Attended by 24 people. Instructors included David and Andrew from DuraSpace, Mark Bussey and Bess Sadler from DCE, and Julie Allinson from the University of London. The Full… Read more »

Reminder: Board-Member-at-Large Nominations Accepted through Friday!

DuraSpace invites the Community to nominate the next Board-Member-at-Large!  Nominations accepted through Friday, October 13th. We invite anyone in the community, DuraSpace members or non-members, to nominate an individual who you believe would be a good representative for the community.  All nominees must be from DuraSpace member organizations (see full list here) and Board-Member-at-Large candidates… Read more »

Fedora Camp Texas: Last Chance to Register!

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. Registration is open through this Wednesday, October 11th and limited spots are available so don’t miss this opportinity register today! Fedora is the… Read more »

DuraSpace Invites the Community to Nominate the Next Board-Member-at-Large!

Beginning today, we invite anyone in the community, DuraSpace members or non-members, to nominate an individual who you believe would be a good representative for the community.  All nominees must be from DuraSpace member organizations (see full list here) and Board-Member-at-Large candidates should be at the senior management level at their organizations, having fiscal and… Read more »

Introducing the DuraSpace Code of Conduct

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DuraSpace is an international community dedicated to providing a welcoming, inclusive and positive experience for all members of our community. This includes formal gatherings, social settings, and online activities including mailing lists, wikis, web sites, IRC channels, Slack, and/or private correspondence. Accordingly, all community members are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees… Read more »

The 2.5% Commitment

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This blog post was contributed by David W. Lewis, Dean of the IUPUI University Library, dlewis@iupui.edu This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license  The Commitment: Every academic library should commit to contribute 2.5% of its total budget to support the common infrastructure needed to create the open scholarly commons. Academic Libraries and… Read more »

SHARE your migration and upgrade Story

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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 »