Tag: Preservation and archiving

Open Repositories 2017–Now Open for Online Submissions

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  The OR17 Call for Proposals is available on the conference web site: http://or2017.net/call-for-proposals/ The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program,… Read more »

Welcome Heather Greer Klein: Hosted Services Customer Specialist

Austin, TX  DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Heather Greer Klein accepted the position as hosted services customer specialist effective October 26, 2016. In this role, Heather will work closely with the DuraSpace hosted services team to manage the lead to sale process of DuraSpace hosted services (DuraCloud, DSpaceDirect, ArchivesDirect) including customer service, product pricing,… Read more »

AVAILABLE: Fedora Camel Component 4.4.4

From Aaron Coburn, systems administrator and programmer, Academic Technology Services, Amherst College Amherst, MA  I would like to announce the 4.4.4 release of the Fedora Camel component. This is a patch release that deprecates two endpoint options: transform and tombstone. Those options are still available in this release, but they will log a warning; they will… Read more »

TAKE A LOOK: DuraSpace Pictures on Instagram

Austin, TX  Who doesn't like a pretty picture? DuraSpace Pictures on Instagram features community news and updates plus photographs of people and places related to DuraSpace initiatives and activities. Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/duraspace_pictures/

ONLINE DSpace, Fedora and VIVO Technical Specifications

Austin, TX  Get current technical facts about DSpace, Fedora and VIVO in a concise format online, or as a downloadable PDF. Overview technical specifications for each DuraSpace open source project offer a basic description, history, a typical product use case, an architectural overview, key features and more. • DSpace technical specifications here. • Fedora technical… Read more »

TRY IT OUT: DSpace 6.0 Release Candidate #3 Available

From Tim Donohue, DSpace tech lead, on behalf of the DSpace committers team Austin, TX  The third release candidate of 6.0 is now available for download and testing. 6.0-RC3 (Release Candidate #3) is a pre-release of 6.0, and we hope that the 6.0 final release will follow closely in its footsteps. We would appreciate additional… Read more »

NEW DEMO from the Hydra-in-a-Box Tech Team

From Mike Giarlo, software architect, Stanford University Libraries, on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box tech team Palo Alto, CA  Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application continues, and here's our latest demo. Thanks to the Chemical Heritage Foundation and Indiana University for contributing to these sprints! This demo covers work done August 22nd-September 2nd—demonstrating early work on administrative sets,… Read more »

AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.6.0 Release

From A. Soroka, the University of Virginia Austin, TX  The Fedora team is proud to announce that Fedora 4.6.0 was released on Augsut 31, 2016 and is now available. Find full release notes (including details of particular tickets and issues addressed) at this URL: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+4.6.0+Release+Notes Resources   This release has been built against Java 8 and requires Java 8… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE–TRAC Certified Long-term Digital Preservation: DuraCloud and Chronopolis for Institutional Treasures

Austin, TX  An institution’s identity is often formed by what it saves for current and future access. Digital collections curated by the academy can include research data, images, texts, reports, artworks, books, and historic documents help define an academic institution’s identity. Trustworthy Repositories Audit and Certification (TRAC)  certification was developed by OCLC, CRL and NARA… Read more »

Michele Kimpton: Vision and Skill Marked Tenure as DuraSpace CEO

Winchester, MA  Debra Hanken Kurtz became the new CEO of DuraSpace on February 16, 2015, taking the reigns from outgoing CEO Michele Kimpton. Ms. Kurtz looks forward to leading the organization in new directions while building on the solid foundation established by Ms. Kimpton. Recently Kimpton paused to reflect on key accomplishments and changes during her… Read more »