Tag: Preservation and archiving

LYRASIS 2019 Accessibility Report Now Available

LYRASIS 2019 Accessibility Report Now Available

From the LYRASIS Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives Team LYRASIS announces the release of a new study, Understanding the Landscape of Library Accessibility for Online Materials. The study was undertaken in an effort to map the landscape of accessibility policies and practices for online resources as managed by libraries and archives across the United States.… Read more »

LYRASIS Announces New Board of Trustees Members

LYRASIS Announces New Board of Trustees Members

Atlanta, GA – July 11, 2019  To help guide and steward the recent merger of LYRASIS and DuraSpace – four new Board of Trustees Members were elected by the combined memberships, and four new Board of Trustees were appointed. This brings LYRASIS’ FY 2020 Board to 13 members, seven elected and six appointed. DuraSpace brings… Read more »

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Complete Merger–Members and Community Benefit

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Complete Merger–Members and Community Benefit

CONTACT Meg McCroskey Blum, Director of Marketing & Communications, meg.blum@lyrasis.org, 800.999.8558 x2951, Skype: meg.lyrasis LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce the merger of their two leading 501 C3 not-for-profits was completed on July 1, 2019, Members will participate in developing new scalable technologies, shared innovation opportunities, and high value – fairly priced services across the global landscape of… Read more »

4Science at Open Repositories 2019: Thank You!

4Science at Open Repositories 2019: Thank You!

We just got back from Open Repositories 2019 . Thank you to all who came to attend our many presentations and visited our stand, enjoying the Lavazza coffee prepared by our staff to the cry of: “Our repositories are as good as our coffee!” 🙂 Our OR2019 presentations, from DSpace 7 to DSpace-CRIS and GLAM,… Read more »

Fedora Workshop, Staatsarchiv Bern, Switzerland, Aug 22

Fedora Workshop, Staatsarchiv Bern, Switzerland, Aug 22

On August 22,2019 the State Archives Basel-Stadt and St. Gallen will host a Fedora Workshop with high-caliber speakers from Lyrasis/DuraSpace/Fedora: Product Manager David Wilcox and Technical Lead Andrew Wood will discuss Fedora 4 (currently 5.0.2) which replaces the Fedora 3.8 version currently running on many archives. Unlike Fedora 3.8 (XML and Relational Database), Fedora 4… Read more »

Valorie Hollister: Leadership and Versatility Marked Tenure at DuraSpace

Valorie Hollister: Leadership and Versatility Marked Tenure at DuraSpace

DuraSpace’s Chief Financial Officer, Valorie Hollister, will be ending her 12-year tenure with DuraSpace this month. The transition marks a tenure of significant improvement in the financial transparency of the organization. Since the early days at one of DuraSpace’s predecessor organizations, the DSpace Foundation, Ms. Hollister has shown leadership, versatility, and fiscal savviness. Focused on… Read more »

SAVE THE DATE for the LYRASIS Member Summit Oct. 1 – 2 Chicago, Illinois

SAVE THE DATE  for the LYRASIS Member Summit  Oct. 1 – 2  Chicago, Illinois

We are thrilled to be planning our 4th annual Member Summit. This year’s in-person event will be at the Big 10 Conference Center in Chicago. Our theme this year is Local to Global. This  will be our first meeting after the LYRASIS + DuraSpace merger, and we will be welcoming DuraSpace Members and staff. The summit will… Read more »

Invitation: Please Come to a DuraSpace Reception In Hamburg, Germany

Invitation: Please Come to a DuraSpace Reception In Hamburg, Germany

Are you traveling to Hamburg, Germany for the Open Repositories Conference (OR2019)? Please join your DuraSpace colleagues Tim Donohue, Michele Mennielli, Andrew Woods and David Wilcox for a reception celebrating open community, collaboration and innovation on Monday June 10 from 7-9 PM. Conference participants are welcome for light appetizers and drinks at The Pony Bar… Read more »

OCFL (Oxford Common File Layout) 0.3 Beta Specification Released: Your Feedback Requested

OCFL (Oxford Common File Layout) 0.3 Beta Specification Released: Your Feedback Requested

From Andrew Woods, on behalf of the Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) editorial group The Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification describes an application-independent approach to the storage of digital information in a structured, transparent, and predictable manner. It is designed to promote standardized long-term object management practices within digital repositories. Illustration by Sam Mitchell,… Read more »

News from 4Science

News from 4Science

DSpace 7 Preview Release is available: 4Science is a major contributor to the creation of this new version, together with other contributors from the community. 4Science has been awarded for the implementation of the OpenAIRE-CRIS-CERIF Guidelines in DSpace-CRIS. The main objectives of this implementation are to: realize the implementation of the latest OpenAIRE Guidelines for… Read more »