Tag: Preservation and archiving

Fedora 5.0.0 Release Candidate Available for Testing

Fedora 5.0.0 Release Candidate Available for Testing

From Danny Bernstein, Technical Lead, DuraSpace The Fedora 5.0.0 release candidate is available for testing. Pending any issues discovered in the testing of the release candidate, the 5.0.0 release is planned for Dec 3, 2018. The primary features/updates found in this release include: • Alignment with the Fedora API Specification 1.0 which includes the implementation… Read more »

Webinar: DSpace for Research Data Management

Webinar: DSpace for Research Data Management

DuraSpace presents a Community Webinar, DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (10:00am ET/4:00p.m. CET convert to your timezone), join Andrea Wuchner and Dirk Eisengräber-Pabst of Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application orientated research organization, when they present, “DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution.” The recent… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Recording Available: “Beyond North America: Widening Access and Participation”

Recording Available: “Beyond North America: Widening Access and Participation”

The webinar recording and presentation slides from “Beyond North America: Widening Access and Participation” are now available.  This was the second of four webinars presented in the DuraSpace Hot Topic Series, “The Future Will be Open?” curated by David Lewis, Indiana University Purdue University Indiana, Dean Emeritus of the University Library and Michael Roy, Middlebury… Read more »