Tag: Open source

Announcing the Release of NewspaperWorks  v1.0.0

Announcing the Release of NewspaperWorks  v1.0.0

The NewspaperWorks team–Eben English (BPL), Harish Maringanti (Utah), Brian McBride (Utah), Jacob Reed (Utah) and Sean Upton (Utah)–announces the release of NewspaperWorks  v1.0.0! NewspaperWorks is a gem for Hyrax applications that provides work types, metadata fields, batch ingest workflows, and front-end functionality for digitized newspaper content. The gem can be used to integrate newspaper content… Read more »

¿Abierto para quien? Open For Whom?

¿Abierto para quien? Open For Whom?

The theme for the 2019 International Open Access Week, October 21-27, is “Open for Whom? Equity in Knowledge.” The chasm separating those on opposite cliffs of the digital divide remains, despite ongoing efforts to bridge it, and it is this persistent gap that underscores the 2019 OA’s week theme question: ¿Abierto para quien? Open For Whom? In… Read more »

Texas A&M University Libraries Launches New Implementation of VIVO, Scholars@TAMU

Texas A&M University Libraries Launches New Implementation of VIVO, Scholars@TAMU

Texas A&M University Libraries has officially launched our new implementation of VIVO, Scholars@TAMU !  It includes multiple new feature sets that our end users have been asking for. Modern interface – Responsive, mobile friendly! Enhanced search features –  Customized faceted searches Easier access to the back end data –  ability to export data on the fly, and… Read more »

Now Available: The LYRASIS FY2019 Annual Report

Now Available: The LYRASIS FY2019 Annual Report

From Robert Miller, Chief Executive Officer, LYRASIS On behalf of the entire team at LYRASIS, I am pleased to announce that the LYRASIS  FY 2019 annual report is now available. It was as fun to pull this together as it was to take on so many wonderful things for our community. It started off as… Read more »

UPDATE: Samvera Connect 2019

UPDATE: Samvera Connect 2019

From Brian McBride and Richard Green on behalf of the Samvera Connect 2019 organizing teams Samvera Connect will be held Oct.22-25 at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri. The following is a list of important updates this week. • The sign-up list for Mentees  is open – anyone who would like to be paired with a… Read more »

Sessions Announced for the LYRASIS Member Summit

Sessions Announced for the LYRASIS Member Summit

This year’s LYRASIS Member Summit will be held October 3-4 in Chicago. The theme is “From Local to Global. It promises to be a fast-paced, two-day experience that pairs imagination with innovation and discussion with action. The following sessions are all scheduled for Day 2, but don’t miss Day 1 which will be focused on… Read more »

VIVO 2019 Conference Held in Montenegro

VIVO 2019 Conference Held in Montenegro

From Violeta Ilik on behalf of the VIVO 2019 (Conference) Task Force The Tenth Annual VIVO Conference was held from Wednesday September 4 to Friday September 6 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The VIVO 2019 Conference Task Force would like to thank sponsors, speakers, presenters, attendees, the Grand Travel Agency staff members, and the amazing staff at… Read more »

Towards a Fedora Migration Path

Towards a Fedora Migration Path

In 2018, DuraSpace was awarded a planning grant (LG-72-18-0204) by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to investigate the barriers to upgrading libraries and archives running unsupported versions of Fedora because reliance on the older versions of Fedora puts the stability, security and functionality of the content and services of these repositories at… Read more »

ARKs (Archive Resource Keys) Interest Survey, 10 minutes

ARKs (Archive Resource Keys) Interest Survey, 10 minutes

From John Kunze, ARKs-in-the-Open Project, California Digital Library This is an invitation to take a survey to assist the ARKs-in-the-Open (AITO) project that started at the end of 2018. Since that time we’ve made significant progress, having launched three working groups, a comprehensive ARK FAQ, and a revised ARK specification. We invite you to help us by providing feedback via… Read more »

Enhance your DSpace Installation with Free Plugins from The Library Code

Enhance your DSpace Installation with Free Plugins from The Library Code

The Library Code GmbH freely offers three plugins for DSpace 5 and 6 (JSPUI), adding practical new features to the released versions of DSpace. This article aims to introduce and inform the Community on these new additions. All three plugins have been released as Open Source and are available to download for free – links… Read more »