Tag: Preservation and archiving

On the Road with Fedora: IDCC Workshop

The 12th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be held in Edinburgh from February 20-23, 2017 bringing together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context. David Wilcox, Fedora product manager for DuraSpace, will offer a full-day Fedora workshop, “Curating Digital Content with Fedora,” on… Read more »

Institutional Treasures Preserved with DPN and DuraCloud Vault

Austin, TX  In January of 2016 the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) began accepting collections to a vital corpus of digital scholarly resources through DuraCloud Vault. DPN and DuraSpace, developer of DuraCloud Vault with Chronopolis, are pleased to report that member deposits into DPN through DuraCloud Vault are well underway. Numerous notable collections are now permanently… Read more »

ANNOUNCING The 2017 Open Repositories Conference Scholarship Programme

From the Open Repositories Conference Steering Committee The Open Repositories Steering Committee invites applications for the Open Repositories 2017 Scholarship Programme. Scholarships provide support for a small number of full registered places for the 2017 conference in Brisbane through a competitive application process. It is open to librarians, repository managers, developers, and researchers in digital… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.6.1 and 4.7.0 Releases

From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead Austin, TX  The Fedora Team is proud to announce the two releases: Fedora 4.6.1 and 4.7.0. The Fedora 4.7.0 release includes many fixes and improvements, documented below, as well as an upgrade to the backend datastore. Therefore, the Fedora 4.6.1 includes a patch to the underlying ModeShape that generates backups… Read more »

Library of Congress Survey: Are You Ready to Provide Long-term Access?

From Barrie Howard, Internship and Fellowship Programs, Library of Congress Washington, DC  How prepared is your organization to provide long-term, durable access to its mission-critical digital content? What skills and experience do staff need to address the digital preservation needs of your organization? The Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (DPOE) Program, http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/education/index.html, is… Read more »

AVAILABLE: DSpace-CRIS 5.6 and DSpace-CKAN

From Andrea Bollini, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer,4Science On November 16, 4Science announced to the DSpace Community the release of the 5.6(.1) version of DSpace-CRIS built on top of DSpace JSPUI 5.6: https://github.com/4Science/DSpace/tree/dspace-cris-5.6.1 Together with the new version, at the same time we released a new add-on module for DSpace(-CRIS) named DSpace-CKAN: https://github.com/4Science/dspace-ckan You can take… Read more »

Thank you to Our 2016 Members

Austin, TX  The 2016 DuraSpace Membership Campaign closed at the end of October. By joining DuraSpace this year 159 members are now connected with the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO projects they depend on. DuraSpace members become open source project part-owners who actively help advance project goals by participating in project governance. Thank you to all… Read more »

DSpace Workshop in Chile: Innovación en Repositorios Digitales Dspace

Santiago, Chile  On December 6, 2017 the Universidad La República and Prodigio Consultores, a DuraSpace Registered Service provider specializing in digital information management projects, are set to offer a one-day workshop. Highlights will include discussions of good engineering practices and examples of DSpace technical implementations including development of statistics and usage metrics. In addition success stories will be shared… Read more »

Welcome to DSpace Committer Art Lowel

From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead for DuraSpace on behalf of the DSpace Committers Group Austin, TX  The DSpace Committers are delighted to announce a new member to the team: Art Lowel from Atmire. Please join us in welcoming him! Art holds a degree in computer science from KU Leuven in Belgium. He got acquainted with… Read more »

CALL for Proposals: ALA International Relations Round Table (IRRT) Committee at ALA 2017

From Paromita Biswas, Western Carolina University, Hunter Library Cullowhee, NC  The American Library Association, International Papers and Projects Committee invites proposals for presentations to be made at the next ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, USA June 22-27, 2017. Presentations will be delivered at the International Papers Session scheduled in June 2017. The International Papers and Projects… Read more »