Tag: Open access

UPDATE: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Intent to Merge

UPDATE: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Intent to Merge

On January 24, 2019 LYRASIS and DuraSpace announced their intent to merge, to form a robust new home for Community-Supported Programs and Services. Since then the Boards and staffs of LYRASIS and DuraSpace have been engaged in a due diligence fact-finding process aimed at gathering and synthesizing feedback from stakeholders to aid in leadership’s decision-making.… Read more »

WEBINAR: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Town Hall Meeting

WEBINAR: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Town Hall Meeting

The LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards announced their “Intent to Merge” the two organizations on January 24, 2019. Both the LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards are currently in the due diligence phase to investigate the merger, and want to include their communities to discuss the future, answer questions and share feedback. Join us for a Town Hall… Read more »

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

An institutional repository’s effectiveness in showcasing heterogenous content depends largely on an appropriate selection of metadata schemata. Specialized structures and fields are required to faithfully depict the context and type of audiovisual media and special collections. The metadata associated with digital assets are fundamental to the repository’s function, and they allow users to search, sort,… Read more »

Registration Open: Fedora Camp Atlanta

Registration Open: Fedora Camp Atlanta

Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora is used in a wide variety of institutions including libraries, museums, archives, and government organizations. Fedora Camp, hosted by Emory University Libraries, offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora. Fedora Camp Atlanta… Read more »

Amplifying Impact: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Intent to Merge

Amplifying Impact: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Intent to Merge

LYRASIS and DuraSpace announce their intent to merge, forming a robust new home for Community-Supported Programs and Services. LYRASIS, an innovative full-service technology and services nonprofit, and DuraSpace, which specializes in open source technologies, plan to join their world-class 501(c)(3) nonprofit teams in 2019. LYRASIS is a recognized leader in building and delivering solutions to… Read more »

DSpace Anwendertreffen 2019–Call for Participation

DSpace Anwendertreffen 2019–Call for Participation

From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code GmbH (German version below) The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2019 will take place at the University of Bamberg, on Thursday, 11th April 2019 and Friday, 12th April 2019. It is organized by the University Library of Bamberg and The Library Code GmbH. This meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users,… Read more »

DSpace Users Group Meeting and Training Workshop Held in New Delhi, India

DSpace Users Group Meeting and Training Workshop Held in New Delhi, India

The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Kalanidhi Division in collaboration with DSquare Technologies (Certified DuraSpace Contributor for DSpace) hosted a “DSpace Users Group Meeting and Training Workshop” on 3-4 December, 2018. Key objectives of the event included bringing the local user community together and enhancing their understanding of DSpace based on experiences of… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.0.0

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.0.0

From Daniel Bernstein, Technical Lead and Developer, on behalf of the Fedora Committers We are proud to announce the release of Fedora 5.0.0 December 14th, 2018. The move from Fedora 3.x to 4.x represented a full reimplementation of the Fedora architecture. The move from Fedora 4.x to 5.x DOES NOT represent the same scope of change. The changes… Read more »

Impact of Plan S Implementation Guidelines on DSpace Repositories

Impact of Plan S Implementation Guidelines on DSpace Repositories

From Atmire Atmire reflections on the requirements for Plan S compliant Open Access repositories. Coalition S recently released guidance on the implementation of Plan S, an initiative by European funders to make full and immediate Open Access a reality by 2020. Very specifically, this guidance contains section 10.2 – Requirements for Plan S compliant Open Access… Read more »

Happy Holidays From DuraSpace

Happy Holidays From DuraSpace

As 2018 draws to a close all of us here at DuraSpace wish our friends and colleagues near and far the happiest of holiday seasons, and extend warm wishes for a prosperous and healthy new year. We are grateful for your continued interest in and support of our shared goal of preserving and providing access… Read more »