Tag: Scholarly publishing

UC San Diego Library Receives Mellon Grant for Joint Project

UC San Diego Library Receives Mellon Grant for Joint Project

To address improving communication and exchange of data between local and national digital preservation repositories UC Dan Diego has been awarded a one-year Mellon grant to collaborate with UC Santa Barbara, Emory University, Northwestern University and DuraSpace to design tools that will enable libraries and archives to seamlessly deposit content into distributed digital preservation systems (DDPs), update… Read more »

WEBINAR: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Town Hall Meeting

WEBINAR: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Town Hall Meeting

The LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards announced their “Intent to Merge” the two organizations on January 24, 2019. Both the LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards are currently in the due diligence phase to investigate the merger, and want to include their communities to discuss the future, answer questions and share feedback. Join us for a Town Hall… Read more »

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

An institutional repository’s effectiveness in showcasing heterogenous content depends largely on an appropriate selection of metadata schemata. Specialized structures and fields are required to faithfully depict the context and type of audiovisual media and special collections. The metadata associated with digital assets are fundamental to the repository’s function, and they allow users to search, sort,… Read more »

CALL for Proposals–Spring 2019 euroCRIS Spring Membership Meeting

CALL for Proposals–Spring 2019 euroCRIS Spring Membership Meeting

From Pablo de Castro, euroCRIS Secretariat As our Spring 2019 membership meeting at CSC (IT Center for Science) in Espoo/Helsinki approaches, this message is a call for proposals for presentations at the event. We’re currently working on the event website and on the programme, which will see some innovations with regard to previous editions. The dates… Read more »

Amplifying Impact: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Intent to Merge

Amplifying Impact: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Intent to Merge

LYRASIS and DuraSpace announce their intent to merge, forming a robust new home for Community-Supported Programs and Services. LYRASIS, an innovative full-service technology and services nonprofit, and DuraSpace, which specializes in open source technologies, plan to join their world-class 501(c)(3) nonprofit teams in 2019. LYRASIS is a recognized leader in building and delivering solutions to… Read more »

DSpace Anwendertreffen 2019–Call for Participation

DSpace Anwendertreffen 2019–Call for Participation

From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code GmbH (German version below) The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2019 will take place at the University of Bamberg, on Thursday, 11th April 2019 and Friday, 12th April 2019. It is organized by the University Library of Bamberg and The Library Code GmbH. This meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users,… Read more »

Happy Holidays From DuraSpace

Happy Holidays From DuraSpace

As 2018 draws to a close all of us here at DuraSpace wish our friends and colleagues near and far the happiest of holiday seasons, and extend warm wishes for a prosperous and healthy new year. We are grateful for your continued interest in and support of our shared goal of preserving and providing access… Read more »

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

Message to DPN members from the DPN nodes Yesterday the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) announced plans to cease operations. The individual nodes that collectively provided preservation services to DPN seek to reassure the DPN membership as well as the larger academic and digital preservation communities that we remain confident about the future of digital preservation.… Read more »

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

DuraSpace and the University of Toronto Libraries in collaboration with Scholars Portal and COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries) are pleased to announce a new joint project “DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage” funded by CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation. The purpose of… Read more »

“DSpace Konsortium Deutschland” Set Up to Develop Open Source Software

“DSpace Konsortium Deutschland” Set Up to Develop Open Source Software

Open access to scientific findings is essential. This conviction is shared by both the Executive Board of TU Berlin and the University Library. To this end, the Technische Universität Berlin approved an open access policy at the start of this year, thus lending its explicit support to its academics and researchers wishing to publish their… Read more »