Tag: Scholarly publishing

A Summary of the DSpace 7 Community Sprint #3

A Summary of the DSpace 7 Community Sprint #3

From Tim Donohue, Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect Last week, we wrapped up our third virtual community sprint on DSpace 7 (Oct 1-12). Congratulations to all our sprint participants, and thank you to all the participating institutions including: Universities (alphabetically): • Hamburg University of Technology (Germany), TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany), TU-Dresden (Germany), University of… Read more »

OpenAIRE and DuraSpace Partner to Support Greater Functionality in the Global Repository Network

OpenAIRE and DuraSpace Partner to Support Greater Functionality in the Global Repository Network

On September 25, 2018 OpenAIRE and DuraSpace signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Both OpenAIRE and DuraSpace have a shared interest in a robust, interoperable, and functional network of repositories that provide value to the research community and contribute to Open Science and Open Access in Europe and the world. Repositories collectively act as the… Read more »

Save the Date for Open Repositories 2020, June 1-4 in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Save the Date for Open Repositories 2020, June 1-4 in Stellenbosch, South Africa

The Open Repositories Steering Committee and Stellenbosch University is delighted to announce that the 15th Open Repositories Conference will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 1-4 June 2020. The conference will be organised by Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service who looks forward to welcoming delegates to the first Open Repositories Conference (OR) on… Read more »

Announcing the First Country-Specific Webinar Series: Brazil

Announcing the First Country-Specific Webinar Series: Brazil

DuraSpace is pleased to announce the first Country-specific Webinar Series. Thanks to the support of Neki IT, a Brazilian Certified DSpace Contributor, we are collaborating on the organization of three webinars this fall where three different Brazilian institutions will present their experiences with DSpace. As a Country-specific series, the webinars will be offered in the… Read more »

Announcing the next DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint, Oct 1-12, Sign up to Learn More and Contribute to DSpace 7!

Announcing the next DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint, Oct 1-12, Sign up to Learn More and Contribute to DSpace 7!

From Tim Donohue, Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect The third DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint will take place from October 1-12, 2018. We are in search of developers interested in joining us for a two week sprint (you need not be available for the entire two weeks). Sprint participants will help us make enhancements… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018

NOW AVAILABLE: The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018

The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018 is now available. The Report provides an overview of the user community, membership, two brief community profiles, a technical overview, governance, finance, and events. Download the DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018 here. We invite you to learn more about the DSpace community, current… Read more »

Early Bird Discount for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin Ends Soon

Early Bird Discount for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin Ends Soon

From David Wilcox, Product Manager for Fedora Early bird pricing for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin ends on September 14 so be sure to register [1] soon! Fedora and Samvera Camp will take place at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018. Training will begin with the basics and build toward more… Read more »

IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded DuraSpace a National Digital Platform Planning Grant for $49,279 to investigate barriers to upgrading hundreds of U.S.-based libraries and archives running unsupported versions of Fedora. In consultation with stakeholders this project will conduct an environmental scan of relevant community initiatives, and gather primary research data to… Read more »

Digitisation and Digital Preservation Workshop 6-9 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

Digitisation and Digital Preservation Workshop 6-9 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

To share information about digitisation of library collections, digitisation project management, and digital preservation ITOCA, the News Media Section of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) in partnership with the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Centre for Southern Africa, University of Nairobi, Digital Divide Data, and DuraSpace, will offer a Digitisation and Digital… Read more »

CALL for Participants: DSpace 7 Entities Working Group

CALL for Participants: DSpace 7 Entities Working Group

From Tim Donohue, DuraSpace Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect Per the DSpace Steering Group’s June statement on the DSpace 7 Data Model [1] and the DSpace 7 Update talk at OR2018 [2], we are now establishing a DSpace 7 Entities Working Group whose role will be to: • Define an implementation roadmap for DSpace… Read more »