Tag: Scholarly publishing

LYRASIS 2019 Accessibility Report Now Available

LYRASIS 2019 Accessibility Report Now Available

From the LYRASIS Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives Team LYRASIS announces the release of a new study, Understanding the Landscape of Library Accessibility for Online Materials. The study was undertaken in an effort to map the landscape of accessibility policies and practices for online resources as managed by libraries and archives across the United States.… Read more »

LYRASIS Announces New Board of Trustees Members

LYRASIS Announces New Board of Trustees Members

Atlanta, GA – July 11, 2019  To help guide and steward the recent merger of LYRASIS and DuraSpace – four new Board of Trustees Members were elected by the combined memberships, and four new Board of Trustees were appointed. This brings LYRASIS’ FY 2020 Board to 13 members, seven elected and six appointed. DuraSpace brings… Read more »

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Complete Merger–Members and Community Benefit

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Complete Merger–Members and Community Benefit

CONTACT Meg McCroskey Blum, Director of Marketing & Communications, meg.blum@lyrasis.org, 800.999.8558 x2951, Skype: meg.lyrasis LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce the merger of their two leading 501 C3 not-for-profits was completed on July 1, 2019, Members will participate in developing new scalable technologies, shared innovation opportunities, and high value – fairly priced services across the global landscape of… Read more »

Fedora Workshop, Staatsarchiv Bern, Switzerland, Aug 22

Fedora Workshop, Staatsarchiv Bern, Switzerland, Aug 22

On August 22,2019 the State Archives Basel-Stadt and St. Gallen will host a Fedora Workshop with high-caliber speakers from Lyrasis/DuraSpace/Fedora: Product Manager David Wilcox and Technical Lead Andrew Wood will discuss Fedora 4 (currently 5.0.2) which replaces the Fedora 3.8 version currently running on many archives. Unlike Fedora 3.8 (XML and Relational Database), Fedora 4… Read more »

Valorie Hollister: Leadership and Versatility Marked Tenure at DuraSpace

Valorie Hollister: Leadership and Versatility Marked Tenure at DuraSpace

DuraSpace’s Chief Financial Officer, Valorie Hollister, will be ending her 12-year tenure with DuraSpace this month. The transition marks a tenure of significant improvement in the financial transparency of the organization. Since the early days at one of DuraSpace’s predecessor organizations, the DSpace Foundation, Ms. Hollister has shown leadership, versatility, and fiscal savviness. Focused on… Read more »

SAVE THE DATE for the LYRASIS Member Summit Oct. 1 – 2 Chicago, Illinois

SAVE THE DATE  for the LYRASIS Member Summit  Oct. 1 – 2  Chicago, Illinois

We are thrilled to be planning our 4th annual Member Summit. This year’s in-person event will be at the Big 10 Conference Center in Chicago. Our theme this year is Local to Global. This  will be our first meeting after the LYRASIS + DuraSpace merger, and we will be welcoming DuraSpace Members and staff. The summit will… Read more »

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

The Fedora community has long been at the forefront of developing an open source repository framework that supports digital preservation efforts. Fedora 6 aims to integrate a standardized structure for persisting and delivering the essential characteristics of digital objects in Fedora with the emerging Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification.  The OCFL defines a shared… Read more »

2019 DSpace North American Users Group Call for Proposals

2019 DSpace North American Users Group Call for Proposals

The 2019 DSpace North American Users Group planning committee invites proposals for the upcoming meeting which will be held September 23 & 24, 2019 at the Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. This meeting will provide opportunities to discuss ideas, strategies, best practices, use cases, and the future development of… Read more »

Recording and Slides DuraSpace and Google Scholar Webinar for Brazil

Recording and Slides DuraSpace and Google Scholar Webinar for Brazil

More than 150 people participated in the first DuraSpace and Google Scholar webinar for Brazil on April 22. You may register for the April 26 DuraSpace and Google Scholar Peruvian webinar here. The webinar demonstrated  how indexing with Google Scholar can increase the overall visibility of Brazilian repositories and their contents. The best practices for… Read more »

Repository and CRIS Interoperability Workshop at OR2019

Repository and CRIS Interoperability Workshop at OR2019

Have you heard about the Repository/CRIS Workshop that will be held on Monday June 10 in Hamburg, Germany at Open Repositories 2019?  Join Michele Mennielli, Anna Clements and Pablo de Castro to: • explore how to make repositories work with CRIS/research information management systems like VIVO • address goals and drivers for integration • hear… Read more »