Tag: Preservation and archiving

Fedora Repository Contributor Danny Bernstein–A Musical Approach to Fedora Flexibility

The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to ensure the project's success. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community. This is the first article in the Fedora… Read more »

WATCH a Hyku Demo: ResourceSync Change Lists, Bulk Import, Admin Dashboard++

From Mike Giarlo, Technical Manager, Hydra-in-a-Box project, on behalf of the Hyku repository tech team Stanford, CA  Here's the latest demo of advances made on Hyku. This demo covers work done in January and February of 2017—including ResourceSync change lists, load-testing and bulk import, administrative dashboard UI refinements, and group management—and is now available: https://youtu.be/wwlr9UuiahU To view all… Read more »

PARTICIPATE: National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Digital Preservation Staffing Survey

From The NDSA Staffing Survey Working Group Washington, DC  Does your organization manage and preserve digital content? If so, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is interested in hearing from you! NDSA is conducting a survey of institutions with digital preservation responsibilities to gain insight into how organizations worldwide are addressing digital preservation staffing, scoping… Read more »

On the Road with DSpace 7 Collaborators

From the DSpace 7 UI outreach group Austin, TX  DSpace community members will be attending conferences and meetings this spring where DSpace 7 UI development will be discussed. If you will be attending as well please reach out to them, "ask about DSpace 7," and find out how to get involved with community efforts around… Read more »

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Curtin University Trades Digitool for DSpace

From Bram Luyten, Atmire Heverlee, Belgium  Atmire migrated Curtin's institutional repository espace from Digitool to DSpace 5. Read this article to learn more about the project and the new espace features! Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with Australia’s third largest international student population. The migration of Curtin University's espace… Read more »

Managing Cultural Heritage with DSpace–Yes We Can!

From Michele Mennielli, International Business Developer 4Science   Rome, Italy  DSpace provides many of the features of a Digital Library Asset Management System (DAMS), indeed it is already used by hundreds of institutions all around the world as a DAMS. DSpace stores, preserves and disseminates digital cultural heritage content fulfilling the four main tasks required… Read more »

Oslo and Akershus University College (HiOA) Launch DSpace IRs on KnowledgeArc Platform

From Michael Guthrie, KnowledgeArc Hove, UK Oslo and Akershus University College (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus or HiOA) have deployed their two new institutional repositories, HiOA Open Digital Archive and HiOA Fagarkivet on the KnowledgeArc managed, hosted DSpace platform. Significant in these deployments is that they are both integrated fully with the Joomla Content Management… Read more »

INTRODUCING Fedora 4 Ansible

From Yinlin Chen, Software Engineer, Digital Library Development, University Libraries, Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA  Ansible helps build a strong foundation for DevOps with a simple, powerful IT automation engine that accelerates DevOps initiatives. Fedora 4 Ansible https://github.com/VTUL/fcrepo4-ansible [1] was derived from the Sufia Ansible playbook [2] used in VT and presented in Hydra Connect 16 [3]. You can use this Ansible… Read more »

New Faces at Hydra-In-A-Box

Austin, TX  As the Hydra-in-a-Box project prepares for major developments in 2017 – release of the Hyku repository minimum viable product, a HykuDirect hosted service pilot program, and a higher-performing aggregation system at DPLA – we welcome three stars who recently joined the project team. Please join us in welcoming Michael Della Bitta, Heather Greer Klein,… Read more »