Tag: Open access

Thank you to Our 2016 Members

Austin, TX  The 2016 DuraSpace Membership Campaign closed at the end of October. By joining DuraSpace this year 159 members are now connected with the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO projects they depend on. DuraSpace members become open source project part-owners who actively help advance project goals by participating in project governance. Thank you to all… Read more »

VIVO Updates Nov 21–New Member Stanford U, Theming task force, Conference Web Site–Workshop

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Stanford University becomes a member.  Stanford University has joined Duraspace as a member supporting VIVO.  Stanford is very active in the Fedora project, and Linked Data for Libraries. Becoming a member is a fantastic way to support the future development of VIVO.  Members can engage in VIVO Project Governance, helping… Read more »

DSpace Workshop in Chile: Innovación en Repositorios Digitales Dspace

Santiago, Chile  On December 6, 2017 the Universidad La República and Prodigio Consultores, a DuraSpace Registered Service provider specializing in digital information management projects, are set to offer a one-day workshop. Highlights will include discussions of good engineering practices and examples of DSpace technical implementations including development of statistics and usage metrics. In addition success stories will be shared… Read more »

Welcome to DSpace Committer Art Lowel

From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead for DuraSpace on behalf of the DSpace Committers Group Austin, TX  The DSpace Committers are delighted to announce a new member to the team: Art Lowel from Atmire. Please join us in welcoming him! Art holds a degree in computer science from KU Leuven in Belgium. He got acquainted with… Read more »

CALL for Proposals: ALA International Relations Round Table (IRRT) Committee at ALA 2017

From Paromita Biswas, Western Carolina University, Hunter Library Cullowhee, NC  The American Library Association, International Papers and Projects Committee invites proposals for presentations to be made at the next ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, USA June 22-27, 2017. Presentations will be delivered at the International Papers Session scheduled in June 2017. The International Papers and Projects… Read more »

CALL for OR2017 DSpace Interest Group Proposals

From Allison Brown, Digital Services Coordinator, University of Otago Join us for the DSpace Interest Group sessions at Open Repositories 2017 [1] to meet other DSpace users and developers and share your experiences with one another. Whether you’re a developer, researcher, repository manager, administrator or practitioner, we would like to hear from you. The DSpace… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Nov 6–Development, Conference Vice Chairs, Membership

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Development Call this Thursday (Nov 10)  The Development Interest Group continues its review of VIVO 1.10 Release Planning, JIRAs related to the development, and the work of task forces contributing to the development.  All developers are welcome to join the call, this Thursday November 10, at 1 PM US Eastern time.  Click here for the WebEx meeting.… Read more »

CALL Fedora Interest Group Proposals for OR2017

From David Wilcox, Fedora product manager, Open Repositories 2017 Fedora Interest Group co-chair Join us for the Fedora Interest Group sessions at Open Repositories 2017 to meet other Fedora users and developers and share your experiences with one another. If you are new to Fedora you will find many opportunities to learn more about the repository software… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Oct 30—About Outreach, Engagement, Social Media

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Outreach and Engagement call this Thursday  Join us this Thursday at 1 PM US Eastern time for the monthly call of the Outreach and Engagement Interest Group.  All are welcome!  The group discusses all issues regarding getting the word out about VIVO, engaging faculty, project management, change management, use cases,… Read more »

Islandora and Fedora Events in NYC, Nov 28-30

Charlottetown, PEI, CAN; Austin, TX  discoverygarden and DuraSpace are pleased to announce three digital repository-related New York City events that will take place on November 28, 29, and 30. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet people interested in digital repositories, participate in hands-on learning, ask questions, and access helpful resources. We hope to see… Read more »