Tag: News

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #4 on the ARK Identifier Summit and Experts Day

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The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) organized an ARK Identifier Summit followed by an ARK Experts Day in Paris last week. The California Digital Library’s John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect and creator of ARKs, was invited to give the opening keynote (“The Covenant of the ARK”) at the Summit and lead the Experts Day. Photo credit: Beatrice Lucchese “The… Read more »

Recording Available: “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners”

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On March 28th Erin Tripp, DuraSpace Business Development Manager, presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar, “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners.”  In this webinar Erin shared practical advice about repository upgrades and migrations.  The advice shared was derived from a 2017 DuraSpace survey that resulted in responses from librarians, application analysts, engineers, and project managers… Read more »

3 Million Medical Downloads per Month

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From Bram Luyten, Atmire WHO Library in Geneva releases new features for IRIS, the extensive public health DSpace repository, including statistics and automated recommendations. Introducing IRIS The Institutional Repository for Information Sharing (IRIS) is the digital library of WHO’s published material and technical information in full text produced since 1948. Its content is freely accessible and searchable… Read more »

4Science Brings You New Features and Areas of Use for DSpace

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From Claudio Cortese, 4Science   4Science has several new projects for 2018 and will participate in significant conferences for the repository community. We’re looking forward to Open Repositories 2018 where 4Science will participate as a sponsor. At OR2018 we will present some of our main projects, either recently completed or in progress.  Presentations may include: Hasselt University (Belgium)… Read more »

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot

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Attention: faculty information, grants, and repository managers! You’re invited to participate in a project aimed at collecting, augmenting, and making discoverable patterns of faculty collaboration and research outputs through a pilot led by Research Graph and VIVO, and managed by Duraspace as a not-for-profit venture. The proposed project will: Create a Neo4j graph database from sample data representing faculty, publications,… Read more »

Are you using DSpace, Fedora or VIVO?

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As the number of DSpace and Fedora repositories and VIVO installations grow–in 2018 there are more than 2,900 registered worldwide–the desire to learn more about them–where are they, how they are accessed online, what type of content they hold, software versions, specializations etc.–also increases. Answers to these and other questions can lead to greater connections… Read more »

ARKs in the Open – Project Update #2

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As part of the Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) in the Open project, we want to articulate and refine the long-term vision for ARK identifiers, starting with the ARK specification, and to collaborate with users on how to achieve it. Incubators of ARKs at the California Digital Library started the process this week by releasing a new Project… Read more »

ANNOUNCING A DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event: DSpace and CRIS Systems Workshop

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From the DuraSpace and euroCRIS Teams DuraSpace and euroCRIS will co-host a one-day event to focus on interoperability between DSpace repository and CRIS systems in advance of the CRIS 2018 Conference in Umeå, Sweden – on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. In February 2017 DuraSpace and euroCRIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the intent of working with the respective communities in order… Read more »

Recording Available: Getting Started with Fedora Webinar

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On February 28, 2018 David Wilcox., Fedora Product Manager presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar, “Getting Started with Fedora.”  This presentation provided an overview of the software and basic concepts, examples of deployments, and an overview and demonstration of the core and extended features. Additionally, ways to become involved with the Fedora community and how Fedora… Read more »

Highlights From The International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC)

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A workshop on Supporting FAIR Data Principles with Fedora was delivered on Thursday, February 22 by David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager. This workshop provided an overview of Fedora with a focus on how it can support the four FAIR principles: findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability. Attendees had an opportunity to explore Fedora features first-hand using a virtual… Read more »