Tag: Higher education

ANNOUNCING The 2017 Open Repositories Conference Scholarship Programme

From the Open Repositories Conference Steering Committee The Open Repositories Steering Committee invites applications for the Open Repositories 2017 Scholarship Programme. Scholarships provide support for a small number of full registered places for the 2017 conference in Brisbane through a competitive application process. It is open to librarians, repository managers, developers, and researchers in digital… Read more »

VIVO Updates Nov 21–New Member Stanford U, Theming task force, Conference Web Site–Workshop

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Stanford University becomes a member.  Stanford University has joined Duraspace as a member supporting VIVO.  Stanford is very active in the Fedora project, and Linked Data for Libraries. Becoming a member is a fantastic way to support the future development of VIVO.  Members can engage in VIVO Project Governance, helping… Read more »

Islandora and Fedora Events in NYC, Nov 28-30

Charlottetown, PEI, CAN; Austin, TX  discoverygarden and DuraSpace are pleased to announce three digital repository-related New York City events that will take place on November 28, 29, and 30. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet people interested in digital repositories, participate in hands-on learning, ask questions, and access helpful resources. We hope to see… Read more »

NEW DEMO from the Hydra-in-a-Box Tech Team

From Mike Giarlo, software architect, Stanford University Libraries, on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box tech team Palo Alto, CA  Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application continues, and here's our latest demo. Continued thanks to Indiana University for contributing to these sprints! This demo covers work done September 19-October 21—demonstrating an improved administrative UI, dynamic about page editing, and internationalization (work… Read more »

Telling DSpace Stories at The National Library of Finland with Samu Viita

“Telling DSpace Stories” is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing details about DSpace implementations for the community and beyond. The following interview conducted by Carol Minton Morris with Samu Viita includes personal observations that may not represent the opinions and views of the National Library… Read more »

Open Repositories 2017–Now Open for Online Submissions

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  The OR17 Call for Proposals is available on the conference web site: http://or2017.net/call-for-proposals/ The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program,… Read more »

CALL for Open Repositories Conference 2017 Proposals

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program, with submissions due by 20 November 2016. In 2017 the Open… Read more »

REMINDER Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting Open Repositories Conference: 2018 and 2019

From William Nixon and Elin Stangeland on behalf of the Open Repositories Steering Committee Glasgow, Scotland  The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2018 and 2019 Open Repositories Annual Conference series. The call is issued for two years this time to enable better planning ahead of… Read more »

NEW DEMO from the Hydra-in-a-Box Tech Team

From Mike Giarlo, software architect, Stanford University Libraries, on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box tech team Palo Alto, CA  Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application continues, and here's our latest demo. Thanks to the Chemical Heritage Foundation and Indiana University for contributing to these sprints! This demo covers work done August 22nd-September 2nd—demonstrating early work on administrative sets,… Read more »

Michele Kimpton: Vision and Skill Marked Tenure as DuraSpace CEO

Winchester, MA  Debra Hanken Kurtz became the new CEO of DuraSpace on February 16, 2015, taking the reigns from outgoing CEO Michele Kimpton. Ms. Kurtz looks forward to leading the organization in new directions while building on the solid foundation established by Ms. Kimpton. Recently Kimpton paused to reflect on key accomplishments and changes during her… Read more »