Tag: Scholarly publishing

AVAILABLE: The 2018 DuraSpace Annual Report

AVAILABLE: The 2018 DuraSpace Annual Report

The 2018 DuraSpace Annual Report is now available with an overview of accomplishments, finances, and global membership. Download the Annual Report here. With your support our organization took significant steps forward in 2018. DuraSpace and the communities it serves are alive with ideas and innovation. Our team strives to meet the needs of the ever-expanding… Read more »

Webinar: Google Scholar and DSpace-CRIS, March 27, 15:00 UTC

Webinar: Google Scholar and DSpace-CRIS, March 27, 15:00 UTC

Google Scholar and 4Science are happy to invite you to a webinar on how to make your CRIS repository compliant with Google Scholar, particularly dedicated to DSpace-CRIS and related technologies (e.g. IRIS). The webinar will cover general indexing for DSpace repositories, with a focus on a few key areas for DSpace-CRIS instances, such as author… Read more »

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

Atlanta, GA – March 13, 2019 – LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce that by July 1, 2019, they will officially merge to create one dynamic organization empowered to help drive scalable change, new technologies and vital services. This merger will create a new model for collaboration, innovation and development in the landscape of academic,… Read more »

Heather Greer Klein is the DSpace Product Manager

Heather Greer Klein is the DSpace Product Manager

DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Heather Greer Klein has taken on temporary, part-time responsibilities as the DSpace 7 Product Manager. In this role, Heather will work closely with the DSpace Technical Lead, DSpace Governance, and DSpace 7 working groups to manage the Preview and Beta releases of DSpace 7. Ms. Greer Klein will also… Read more »

Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting the Annual Open Repositories Conference in 2021

Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting the Annual Open Repositories Conference in 2021

The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2021 Open Repositories Annual Conference series. Proposals from the Americas will be given first consideration. The Open Repositories Steering Committee is accepting Expressions of Interest (EoI) to host the OR2021 conference until April 30th, 2019. Shortlisted sites will be… Read more »

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 »