Tag: Islandora

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 »

Join Fedora at OR2018

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If you will be traveling to Bozeman, Montana for OR2018 June 4-7 please join David Wilcox and Daniel Bernstein at Montana State University for a full-day workshop on June 4 that will provide an overview of Fedora–the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content. The latest version… Read more »

Join Fedora at IASSIST & CARTO 2018 Conference

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If you will be traveling to Montreal, Quebec for IASSIST & CARTO Conference May 29 to June 1 please join David Wilcox for a half-day workshop on May 29 “Supporting data storytellers with Fedora“. The Workshop will provide an overview of Fedora–the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content.… Read more »

Become a DuraSpace Member: Building Bridges to Worldwide Open Scholarship With Open Source Technologies and Open Standards

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Today we officially launch the 2018 DuraSpace Membership Campaign. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of the DuraSpace projects – DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and CASRAI. While DuraSpace, a non-profit, proudly provides both the software and standards for free for anyone to use, we rely on the financial support and collaboration of our members to continue to… Read more »

Recording and Slides From CLAW Webinar: Islandora + Fedora 4

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Last Friday February 23rd the University of Toronto Scarborough hosted an Islandora CLAW + Linked Data Lunch and Learn session. The recording is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC1mujWB30k&t=12s. Webinar presentations: 0:00:14 – Introduction to Islandora CLAW and Linked Data (Danny Lamb, Technical Lead, Islandora Foundation) Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1PaSXTGWekQAADA0NSL6e4-oC2fP12xj5wj57ATlMT1A/edit#slide=id.g3220567843_1_112 1:02:32 – Islandora Metadata Interest Group Update (Rosie LeFaive, UPEI, Mike Bolam,… Read more »