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Fedora 6 Alpha Release is Here

Today marks a milestone in our progress toward Fedora 6 – the Alpha Release is now available for download and testing! Over the past year, our dedicated Fedora team, along with an extensive list of active community members and committers, have been working hard to deliver this exciting release to all of our users. So… Read more »

Fedora Migration Paths and Tools Project Update: October 2020

Fedora Migration Paths and Tools Project Update: October 2020

This is the first in a series of monthly blog posts that will provide updates on the IMLS-funded Fedora Migration Paths and Tools: a Pilot Project. The first phase of the project began in September with kick-off meetings for each pilot partner: the University of Virginia and Whitman College. These meetings established roles and responsibilities… Read more »

Fedora in the time of COVID-19

Fedora in the time of COVID-19

The impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 are being felt around the world, and access to digital materials is essential in this time of remote work and study. The Fedora community has been reflecting on the value of our collective digital repositories in helping our institutions and researchers navigate this unprecedented time.  Many member institutions have… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing. Beta 2 is the second scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we highly advise against… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: VIVO 1.11.1

NOW AVAILABLE: VIVO 1.11.1

VIVO 1.11.1 is now available! VIVO 1.11.1 is a point release containing two patches to the previous 1.11.0 release: – Security patch that now prevents users with self-edit privileges from editing other user profiles [1] – Minor security patch to underlying puppycrawl dependency (CVE-2019-9658) [2] Upgrading from 1.11.0 to 1.11.1 should be a trivial drop-in… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 1

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 1

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing.  Beta1 is the first of several scheduled Beta releases provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we do not… Read more »

Curriculum Available: Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona

Curriculum Available: Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona

The curriculum for the upcoming Islandora and Fedora Camp at Arizona State University, February 24-26, 2020 is now available here. Islandora and Fedora Camp, hosted by Arizona State University Libraries, offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about the latest versions of Islandora and Fedora. Training will begin with the basics and build… Read more »

CALL for Participation: DSpace Anwendertreffen 2020

CALL for Participation: DSpace Anwendertreffen 2020

From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code GmbH (German version below) The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2020 will take place at the Hamburg University of Technology, on Thursday, March 26th 2020 and Friday, March 27th 2020 and is organized by the Hamburg University of Technology and The Library Code GmbH. This meeting is about exchange between DSpace or… Read more »

Open Repositories 2020: Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

Open Repositories 2020: Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

The Open Repositories Steering Committee is now accepting applications for fellowships to attend OR2020 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The fellowship programme allows a limited number of qualified librarians, repository managers, developers, or researchers in digital libraries or related fields to participate in the conference. The fellowship covers travel, accommodation, meals and incidentals, as well as full conference… Read more »