Tag: Islandora

Instructors Announced for Fedora Camp at NASA

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From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager The Fedora team will offer a Camp from Wednesday May 16 – Friday May 18, 2018 at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland just outside of Washington, D.C.  The instructors include Esmé Cowles, Princeton University; Josh Westgard, University of Maryland, and the DuraSpace Fedora team; David Wilcox, Andrew… Read more »

BOAI at Fifteen

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From Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, professional online database services, open science, e-Science, and intellectual property. I have posted a number of responses to my question asking people what they think the stakeholders of scholarly communication  community should be doing now to fully realise the vision outlined at the 2002 meeting that led to the Budapest Open… Read more »

iPRES 2018 Preliminary Call for Contributions

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From Sibyl Schaefer, Chronopolis Program Manager and Digital Preservation Analyst, University of California, San Diego iPRES 2018 BOSTON—Where Art and Science Meet —The Art In the Science & The Science In the Art of Digital Preservation—will be co-hosted by MIT Libraries and Harvard Library on September 24-27, 2018. Help us celebrate the first 15 Years of iPRES, the premier international… Read more »

ADD Your Comments to the Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values

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The digital preservation landscape is one of a multitude of choices that vary widely in terms of purpose, scale, cost, and complexity. Over the past year a group of collaborating organizations united in the commitment to digital preservation have come together to explore how we can better communicate with each other and assist members of… 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 »

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 »

Announcement: Fedora API Specification Initial Public Working Draft

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From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead, on behalf of the Specification Editors and the Fedora Leadership After much discussion and iteration, the initial public working draft of the Fedora API Specification is now available for broader public review. http://fedora.info/spec As described in the specification charter [1], this specification is designed to: Define the characteristics and expectations… Read more »

Samvera Launches Web Site

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From Richard Green, Consultant to the University of Hull Library The new Samvera (formerly Hydra) website is now live at samvera.org. The new site has been long in the making and was much delayed by rebranding the Hydra Project as Samvera.  We’d like to express particular thanks to Jeremy Brant for all the work he… Read more »

DuraSpace Launches New Web Site

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DuraSpace has a lot to celebrate in 2017. Our community-supported open source technologies continue to contribute to advancing the access and preservation goals of our member organizations and beyond. The DuraSpace hosted services team is onboarding new customers, while at the same time contributing to efforts to offer new technologies that provide full, hosted access… Read more »