Tag: Open access

CALL for Hosting (CfH) the North American DSpace User Group Meeting

CALL for Hosting (CfH) the North American DSpace User Group Meeting

From Salwa Ismail, Chair of DSpace Leadership Group on behalf of the DSpace Leadership Group Texas Digital Library has kindly offered to host the next DSpace North American User Group Meeting in Austin, TX. This is a great opportunity for the North American DSpace community to meet again after the successful event hosted at and… Read more »

OpenAIRE Becomes a Fully-fledged Organization

OpenAIRE Becomes a Fully-fledged Organization

From Prof. Yannis Ioannidis, OpenAIRE A.M.K.E Interim Head DuraSpace strategic partner OpenAIRE announced today the formation of its legal entity, OpenAIRE A.M.K.Ε., a non-profit partnership, to ensure a permanent presence and structure for a European-wide national policy and open scholarly communication infrastructure. About OpenAIRE: OpenAIRE, funded by the EC since 2008, has led the shift… Read more »

Recording Available: “Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC’s plan of action”

Recording Available: “Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC’s plan of action”

On October 24th SPARC’s Executive Director and Board Member of DuraSpace, Heather Joseph, presented a DuraSpace members-only webinar, “Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC’s plan of action.” In a recently published article, “Securing community-controlled infrastructure,” Heather Joseph, SPARC Executive Director, begins to address a common concern that was raised by the Open community in late 2017: “Everything we… Read more »

Ontocale Joins DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

Ontocale Joins DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Ontocale, as its newest participant in the DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) program. Ontocale is a Certified DuraSpace Contributor offering VIVO services and the program’s third VIVO provider, joining Clarivate Analytics and Symplectic. Brian Lowe, founder of Ontocale, has been a contributor to VIVO since 2006. Having been a developer at… Read more »

VIVO Updates–New Sites, Event Reports

VIVO Updates–New Sites, Event Reports

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director New sites Two new sites were added to the VIVO site registry this week: • In Hungary: The Courage Project: Connecting Collaborations. http://cultural-opposition.eu/registry/ • In Brazil: Directório de pesquizaz de Juventude (The Youth Research Directory). http://diretoriodepesquisasnj.ibict.br/vivo/ We welcome these two new sites to the VIVO community! Do you have… Read more »

A Summary of the DSpace 7 Community Sprint #3

A Summary of the DSpace 7 Community Sprint #3

From Tim Donohue, Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect Last week, we wrapped up our third virtual community sprint on DSpace 7 (Oct 1-12). Congratulations to all our sprint participants, and thank you to all the participating institutions including: Universities (alphabetically): • Hamburg University of Technology (Germany), TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany), TU-Dresden (Germany), University of… Read more »

DSpace Use On the Rise

DSpace Use On the Rise

From Alberto García Guadarrama, eScire In 2006, eScire’s group implemented the first repository in Mexico at the Colegio de Posgraduados – COLPOS (College of Postgraduates). 12 years later, eScire is working towards consolidating DSpace repositories as THE option, not only for graduate thesis archival, but also for storing institutions’ documents including: congress and posters communications,… Read more »

OpenAIRE and DuraSpace Partner to Support Greater Functionality in the Global Repository Network

OpenAIRE and DuraSpace Partner to Support Greater Functionality in the Global Repository Network

On September 25, 2018 OpenAIRE and DuraSpace signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Both OpenAIRE and DuraSpace have a shared interest in a robust, interoperable, and functional network of repositories that provide value to the research community and contribute to Open Science and Open Access in Europe and the world. Repositories collectively act as the… Read more »

Save the Date for Open Repositories 2020, June 1-4 in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Save the Date for Open Repositories 2020, June 1-4 in Stellenbosch, South Africa

The Open Repositories Steering Committee and Stellenbosch University is delighted to announce that the 15th Open Repositories Conference will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 1-4 June 2020. The conference will be organised by Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service who looks forward to welcoming delegates to the first Open Repositories Conference (OR) on… Read more »

Announcing the First Country-Specific Webinar Series: Brazil

Announcing the First Country-Specific Webinar Series: Brazil

DuraSpace is pleased to announce the first Country-specific Webinar Series. Thanks to the support of Neki IT, a Brazilian Certified DSpace Contributor, we are collaborating on the organization of three webinars this fall where three different Brazilian institutions will present their experiences with DSpace. As a Country-specific series, the webinars will be offered in the… Read more »