Tag: News

Making DSpace GDPR Compliant

Making DSpace GDPR Compliant

From DSquare Technologies DSquare Technologies is pleased to announce GDPR solution for DSpace. Most of us are aware that General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was enacted during May, 2018 resulting in stricter data privacy requirements. It is now more  important than ever to ensure security of Personal Identifiable information. DSquare Technologies developed a GDPR compliance… Read more »

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

Message to DPN members from the DPN nodes Yesterday the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) announced plans to cease operations. The individual nodes that collectively provided preservation services to DPN seek to reassure the DPN membership as well as the larger academic and digital preservation communities that we remain confident about the future of digital preservation.… Read more »

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

DuraSpace and the University of Toronto Libraries in collaboration with Scholars Portal and COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries) are pleased to announce a new joint project “DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage” funded by CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation. The purpose of… Read more »

“DSpace Konsortium Deutschland” Set Up to Develop Open Source Software

“DSpace Konsortium Deutschland” Set Up to Develop Open Source Software

Open access to scientific findings is essential. This conviction is shared by both the Executive Board of TU Berlin and the University Library. To this end, the Technische Universität Berlin approved an open access policy at the start of this year, thus lending its explicit support to its academics and researchers wishing to publish their… Read more »

Introducing Open Source Project Leadership and Priorities

Introducing Open Source Project Leadership and Priorities

DSPACE From Salwa Ismail, DSpace Leadership Group Chair, Head of Library Information Technology (LIT) Georgetown University Library As a community-based open source project, the DSpace digital platform is guided by the project Steering and Leadership Groups, which represent the needs of more than 2,000 stakeholder institutions around the world who use DSpace. Last year, the… 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 »

DSpace in Brazil

DSpace in Brazil

DuraSpace recently announced the first Country-specific Webinar Series with support from Neki IT, a Brazilian Certified DSpace Contributor. In this series different Brazilian institutions present their experiences with DSpace. As a Country-specific series, the webinars will be offered in the Portuguese language. This new initiative supported by DuraSpace in collaboration with community members is intended… Read more »

DuraSpace Appoints Executive Director

DuraSpace Appoints Executive Director

DuraSpace is pleased to announce Erin Tripp has been appointed the Executive Director of DuraSpace, effective November 1, 2018. Ms. Tripp has been serving as the Interim CEO for the organization since June 1, 2018. As Executive Director, Ms. Tripp will focus on broadening engagement with the international user communities of DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and… 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 »

Webinar: DSpace for Research Data Management

Webinar: DSpace for Research Data Management

DuraSpace presents a Community Webinar, DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (10:00am ET/4:00p.m. CET convert to your timezone), join Andrea Wuchner and Dirk Eisengräber-Pabst of Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application orientated research organization, when they present, “DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution.” The recent… Read more »