Tag: Open access

VIVO Updates for May 7

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From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director VIVO 2017, NYC, Aug 2-4.  The VIVO Conference has some changes this year, changes we think you will like.  First, workshops are included in the registration price.  You should come for Wednesday, the workshop day, and stay for Thursday and Friday.  The workshops have no extra registration fees.  This is a big savings and one… Read more »

PASIG at Oxford

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From Sarah Mason, Bodleian Libraries on behalf of the PASIG Steering Committee We are excited to announce that this year’s PASIG conference will be in Oxford, UK from 11 – 13 September 2017. The event is being hosted and organised by the Digital Preservation at Oxford and Cambridge (DPOC) team. PASIG is a place to share practical… Read more »

JOIN US at Fedora Camp in Texas

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Austin, TX  You are invited to join experienced trainers and Fedora gurus at Fedora Camp, co-hosted by University of Texas Libraries and Texas Digital Library, to be held October 16-18 at the Perry-Castañeda Library at the University of Texas, Austin. Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora 4, the… Read more »

Nick Ruest–At the Intersection of Next Gen Islandora and Fedora

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The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to make the project successful. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community. Nick Ruest is a long-time contributor to the Fedora repository… Read more »

INVITATION: DSpace UK and Ireland User Group Meeting

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From Dr. Arthur Smith, Open Access Service Manager, Cambridge University Library  Cambridge, UK  You are invited to attend the UK and Ireland User Group Meeting on May 17, at the University of Cambridge. Please register your attendance (either in person or via video conference) at the Eventbrite link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dspace-uki-user-group-meeting-tickets-34137262471 The password to access the signup page is ‘DSpace’.… Read more »

DEMO: Recent Hyku Technical Advances

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From Michael J. Giarlo, Technical Manager, Hydra-in-a-Box Project, Software Architect on behalf of the Hyku tech team Stanford, CA  Here’s the latest demo of advances made on Hyku. This demo covers work done in March and April of 2017 — including the consolidated dashboard with collapsible sidebar, ability to change the colors of the site via… Read more »

REGISTER for the 2017 VIVO Conference: Key Advantages

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The new and improved VIVO 2017 Conference is set to take place August 2 – 4 at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, NY. Here are some key advantages: It’s cheaper.  Registration is $225 until May 15-that’s $150 less than last year. And workshops are free! It’s community-organized. Our 2017 VIVO task force is planning a different kind of conference, based on feedback from the community. It’s member-hosted. You’ll see… Read more »

A Report from the 2017 DuraSpace Member Summit

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Albuquerque, NM The annual DuraSpace Summit report to members was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on April 4-5 following the CNI Spring Member Meeting. DuraSpace Members met to focus on strategy and tactics aimed at broadening and extending the organization’s reach in support of global community ecosystem efforts towards preservation and accessibility of cultural heritage and academic… Read more »

DSpace 7 REST API Demo Available Online

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From Michele Mennielli, International Business Developer 4Science   Rome, Italy  4Science has been working hard to support the important activities related to DSpace 7 and, as responsible for the REST API Subteam, we just setup an online demo for users to start playing with it. The new REST API can be accessed at this link: http://dspace7.4science.it. We hope the… Read more »

Webinar: Powering Linked Data and Hosted Solutions with Fedora

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Fedora is a flexible, extensible, open source repository platform that forms a strong  base for digital preservation, and supports Linked Data.  Fedora is used in a wide variety of institutions around the world, including libraries, museums, archives, and government organizations. Join us for a webinar on Tuesday, May 16* at 9:30am AEST (convert to your timezone) to… Read more »