Tag: Preservation and archiving

A Report from the 2017 DuraSpace Member Summit

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Albuquerque, NM The annual DuraSpace Summit report to members was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on April 4-5 following the CNI Spring Member Meeting. DuraSpace Members met to focus on strategy and tactics aimed at broadening and extending the organization’s reach in support of global community ecosystem efforts towards preservation and accessibility of cultural heritage and academic… Read more »

The DSpace 7 Project–A Simple Summary

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From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead and the DSpace 7 UI Outreach Group. DSpace 7 development will be highlighted at OR2017 next month including demonstrations. Recordings and slides from the recent Hot Topics webinar series, “Introducing DSpace 7: Next Generation UI” are available here. Background to the DSpace 7 project Starting in 2015, a DSpace 2015-18 Strategic Plan was created/adopted, along… Read more »

Welcome Erin Tripp: Business Development Manager for DuraSpace

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Austin, TX  DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Erin Tripp will join DuraSpace as the new Business Development Manager on May 1, 2017. Her duties will include pursuing new partnerships, grants, and strategies to grow business for DuraSpace hosted services DuraCloud, DSpaceDirect, and ArchivesDirect. Working with staff and our community, Mrs. Tripp will help cultivate new business opportunities… Read more »

Welcome New DuraSpace Board Members Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann

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Austin, TX The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann have accepted appointments to the DuraSpace Board of Directors. Kaitlin Thaney is an open advocate and Senior Fellow at Mozilla. Most recently, Ms. Thaney served as the Director of Mozilla Leadership Networks at the Mozilla Foundation, overseeing community-based programs in science, learning,… Read more »

JOIN Fedora at ELAG2017 Athens

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Austin, TX  The 41th European Library Automation Group (ELAG) Systems Seminar will be held at the National Technical University of Athens, in Athens, Greece from June 6 to 9 2017. If you will be traveling to ELAG2017 (http://elag2017.org) please join us at the Fedora Bootcamp, “Automating Digital Curation Workflows with Fedora,” on June 6. Bootcamp attendees will… Read more »

REGISTER for OR2017–Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration ’til April 21

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From the organizers of the International Conference on Open Repositories We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 12th International Conference on Open Repositories, to be held on June 26-30, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. Full registration details and a link to the registration form may be found here<https://or2017.net/registration/>. OR 2017 is co-hosted by… Read more »

Balancing Community, Commitment, and Innovation–The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign

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Austin, TX  The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign gets underway this week. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source software projects. DuraSpace proudly provides these applications for free for anyone to use. Our projects rely on membership fees to balance paying for staff who provide technical leadership, direct strategic planning, organize community outreach, and… Read more »

ANNOUNCING The DSpace Anwendertreffen

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From Pascal Becker, The Library Code Stuttgart, Germany  The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2017 (formally known as German DSpace User Group Meeting) will take place at Stuttgart University Library on Thursday, 21st September 2017. It is organized by Stuttgart University Library, Fraunhofer IRB and The Library Code. This Meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. As the number of attendees rose in the… Read more »

June DSpace User Group Meeting in Geneva

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rom Atmire   Heverlee, Belgium  DuraSpace and Atmire invite you to take part in a free DSpace User Group Meeting on June 20th, prior to the OAI10 conference in Geneva. false In this year’s edition of the OAI conference Atmire and DuraSpace will bring DSpace repository managers, developers and DSpace enthusiasts together in a free DSpace User Group… Read more »

PARTICIPATE in Endangered Data Week: April 17-21

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From Bethany Nowviskie, Director of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) at CLIR and Research Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Virginia  Washington, DC  DLF and CLIR invite you to participate in Endangered Data Week, a distributed network of events running from April 17th-21st, 2017: endangereddataweek.org Endangered Data Week is a new, annual, grassroots effort to: raise awareness of threats to publicly available data of… Read more »