Tag: Technology

HykuDirect Pilot Program and Hyku Beta Testing Underway

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The Hydra-In-A-Box team is pleased to announce that Beta testing for local installs of Hyku repository have begun! Read all the details on our wiki and learn how your institution can participate through June 23. Hyku is a digital content repository that provides robust deposit workflows, standards-based metadata management, convenient collection organization, preservation support, as well as… Read more »

Welcome Michele Mennielli: International Membership and Partnership Manager for DuraSpace

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Austin, TX  DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Michele Mennielli will join DuraSpace as the new International Membership and Partnership Manager on August 1, 2017. His duties will include initiating efforts to broaden and extend our organizational reach in support of the preservation and accessibility of cultural heritage and academic resources globally. DuraSpace aims to… Read more »

Fedora 4 and the Knowledge Grid at U Michigan Medical School

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Deploying Fedora 4, or Migrating from Fedora 3 to Fedora 4 is a challenge with built-in rewards. This series of articles, “Fedora 4 in Production” looks into why and how community members are working with Fedora 4 to enhance both collections and workflow at their institutions. In this article Allen Flynn, Research Analyst and Technology Lead at… Read more »

Aaron Birkland–Extending Fedora Functionality

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The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to make the project successful. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community.  Aaron Birkland has been a contributor to Fedora since the… Read more »

Texas Digital Library Joins Chronopolis Digital Preservation Network

From Sibyl Schaefer, Chronopolis Program Manager/Digital Preservation Analyst, University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA  University of California, San Diego, The Texas Digital Library (TDL), along with the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, has joined the Chronopolis digital preservation network, becoming the first new node since the network’s inception in 2008. Other nodes in the TRAC-certified… Read more »

Deployment of ORCID Integration Services

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From Emilio Lorenzo, Arvo Consulting  With the development of tight-integration functionalities between DSpace and orcid.org, repositories can obtain numerous advantages by improving data consistency in key information systems. These developments help repositories lower the barriers of ORCID integration and take-up. A number of services, suitable for institutions with ORCID membership and hence with access to member API, have… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 21–Conference News, Ontology Explorer

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From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Conference news. Did you know we are having the 8th annual VIVO Conference at Weill Cornell Medicine in NYC, August 2-4?  I’m sure you did.  There is lots of news about the conference: Early bird registration ends this Friday, May 26.  After that the rates go up.  Early bird is… Read more »

INVITATION: Fedora and Hydra Camp at Oxford

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DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts are pleased to invite you to attend the Fedora and Hydra Camp at Oxford University, Sept 4 – 8, 2017. The camp will be hosted by Oxford University Oxford, UK and is supported by Jisc. Training begins with the basics and build toward more advanced concepts–no prior Fedora or Hydra experience is required. Participants… Read more »

DSpace UK and Ireland User Group Meeting Slides, Links and More

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From Sarah Molly, Chair, DSpace UK and Ireland User Group, Research Support Manager, Library and Archives, Queen Mary University of London London, UK  Notes, jottings, slides and links from the May 17, 2017 DSpace UK and Ireland User Group meeting are available here. These resources will be updated over the next few days, and following up on actions, if you have… Read more »

Recording Available–Powering Linked Data and Hosted Solutions with Fedora

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On May 16, 2017 Fedora community members presented a webinar entitled ” Powering Linked Data and Hosted Solutions with Fedora.” David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager with DuraSpace, provided an overview of Fedora with a focus on its native linked data capabilities. Hannah Frost, Manager, Digital Library Product and Service Management with Stanford University, presented Hyku, the Hydra-in-a-box repository product,… Read more »