Tag: Islandora

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

The Fedora community has long been at the forefront of developing an open source repository framework that supports digital preservation efforts. Fedora 6 aims to integrate a standardized structure for persisting and delivering the essential characteristics of digital objects in Fedora with the emerging Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification.  The OCFL defines a shared… Read more »

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

Atlanta, GA – March 13, 2019 – LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce that by July 1, 2019, they will officially merge to create one dynamic organization empowered to help drive scalable change, new technologies and vital services. This merger will create a new model for collaboration, innovation and development in the landscape of academic,… Read more »

Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting the Annual Open Repositories Conference in 2021

Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting the Annual Open Repositories Conference in 2021

The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2021 Open Repositories Annual Conference series. Proposals from the Americas will be given first consideration. The Open Repositories Steering Committee is accepting Expressions of Interest (EoI) to host the OR2021 conference until April 30th, 2019. Shortlisted sites will be… Read more »

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2

From Daniel Bernstein, DuraSpace Technical Lead and Developer, on behalf of the Fedora Development Team Based on testing feedback [1] from the most recent 5.0.0 release candidate, the following tickets have been addressed and incorporated into a new release candidate: # fcrepo4 https://jira.duraspace.org/browse/FCREPO-2934 : UI: “View Versions” link gives 404 if no version is created… Read more »

Fedora 5.0.0 Release Candidate Available for Testing

Fedora 5.0.0 Release Candidate Available for Testing

From Danny Bernstein, Technical Lead, DuraSpace The Fedora 5.0.0 release candidate is available for testing. Pending any issues discovered in the testing of the release candidate, the 5.0.0 release is planned for Dec 3, 2018. The primary features/updates found in this release include: • Alignment with the Fedora API Specification 1.0 which includes the implementation… Read more »

Inviting Your Feedback: Draft Recommendation for ORCID in Repositories

Inviting Your Feedback: Draft Recommendation for ORCID in Repositories

From Liz Krznarich, Technical Lead, ORCID A few months ago, we announced the launch of the ORCID in repositories task force. This group, chaired by Michele Mennielli, International Membership and Partnership Manager at DuraSpace, was charged with reviewing and providing feedback on proposed recommendations for supporting ORCID in repository systems. In an unprecedented show of… Read more »

IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded DuraSpace a National Digital Platform Planning Grant for $49,279 to investigate barriers to upgrading hundreds of U.S.-based libraries and archives running unsupported versions of Fedora. In consultation with stakeholders this project will conduct an environmental scan of relevant community initiatives, and gather primary research data to… Read more »

Strengthening ties between DuraSpace and the Islandora Foundation

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DuraSpace is pleased to announce a new formal working relationship with the Islandora Foundation, a Canadian non-profit that fosters the Islandora repository community and codebase. More than two hundred repositories worldwide are built on Islandora, a popular digital asset management platform using Fedora as a back-end repository. The relationship between DuraSpace and the Islandora Foundation… Read more »

AVAILABLE: 2017 Fedora Annual Report

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The Fedora Project is pleased to announce that The 2017 Fedora Annual Report is now available. This report was approved by the Fedora Leadership Group at the end of April. A PDF of the report can be downloaded from the Fedora wiki. Highlights include a membership update, community profiles,  governance,  finance, and expenditures, progress on key… 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 »