Tag: Open source

Are Your University’s Researchers Discoverable?

Are Your University’s Researchers Discoverable?

As the world awaits more information about COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 virus, we look to biomedical research to deliver information, treatments, and an eventual vaccine. Lately, research processes are accelerating, and researchers are collaborating, comparing results, and working together more than ever. To collaborate effectively, researchers need to find each other quickly, but that can… Read more »

Fedora in the time of COVID-19

Fedora in the time of COVID-19

The impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 are being felt around the world, and access to digital materials is essential in this time of remote work and study. The Fedora community has been reflecting on the value of our collective digital repositories in helping our institutions and researchers navigate this unprecedented time.  Many member institutions have… Read more »

VIVO Conference 2020: Explore the Program

VIVO Conference 2020: Explore the Program

The VIVO Conference will be held next week,  June 16-18 online. The organizers are pleased to invite you to browse this year’s exciting and comprehensive VIVO conference program. The program includes a Keynote and many speakers, workshops, panels, lightning talks and more–all online, easy for everyone to attend, and free of charge! Register Dr. Mathias… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing. Beta 2 is the second scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we highly advise against… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: VIVO 1.11.1

NOW AVAILABLE: VIVO 1.11.1

VIVO 1.11.1 is now available! VIVO 1.11.1 is a point release containing two patches to the previous 1.11.0 release: – Security patch that now prevents users with self-edit privileges from editing other user profiles [1] – Minor security patch to underlying puppycrawl dependency (CVE-2019-9658) [2] Upgrading from 1.11.0 to 1.11.1 should be a trivial drop-in… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 1

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 1

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing.  Beta1 is the first of several scheduled Beta releases provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we do not… Read more »

Curriculum Available: Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona

Curriculum Available: Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona

The curriculum for the upcoming Islandora and Fedora Camp at Arizona State University, February 24-26, 2020 is now available here. Islandora and Fedora Camp, hosted by Arizona State University Libraries, offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about the latest versions of Islandora and Fedora. Training will begin with the basics and build… Read more »

DSpace 5 & 6 Extension Will Soon Enable Support for New OpenAIRE Literature Guidelines

DSpace 5 & 6 Extension Will Soon Enable Support for New OpenAIRE Literature Guidelines

From Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) Several Canadian research libraries are providing funding to ensure that the vast majority of DSpace repositories around the world can be discovered through OpenAIRE, an international database of open scholarly content. Quality and comprehensive metadata are a critical requirement for building discovery and other… Read more »

News from 4Science–November 2019: Report From German institutions

News from 4Science–November 2019: Report From German institutions

From Susanna Mornati, 4Science On November 18 in Münster (Germany, EU) the First International DSpace-CRIS User Group Meeting was held as a satellite event of the euroCRIS Membership Meeting, thanks to the hospitality of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU). 4Science, together with The Library Code and other organizations in the DSpace-CRIS community, such as the Hamburg University of… Read more »