Tag: Technology

Georgetown University Library to Host North American DSpace User Meeting

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From Terry Brady, Applications Programmer Analyst, Georgetown University Library Information Technology Washington, DC  The Georgetown University Library will host a North American DSpace User Meeting for the DSpaceCommunity on Aug 22-23, 2017. The event will feature a combination of topics and breakout sessions of interest to DSpace developers and DSpace repository managers.  Session topics will include both technical topics and discussions of DSpace community processes. The agenda will be participant-driven… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 14–TIB is a Member, How to Help VIVO

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From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director German National Library of Science and Technology joins Duraspace as a member.  VIVO has a new member!  The German National Library of Science and Technology, has joined Duraspace as member supporting VIVO.  From Wikipedia: The German National Library of Science and Technology (German: Technische Informationsbibliothek), abbreviated TIB, is the national library of the Federal Republic of Germany for all… Read more »

PASIG at Oxford

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From Sarah Mason, Bodleian Libraries on behalf of the PASIG Steering Committee We are excited to announce that this year’s PASIG conference will be in Oxford, UK from 11 – 13 September 2017. The event is being hosted and organised by the Digital Preservation at Oxford and Cambridge (DPOC) team. PASIG is a place to share practical… Read more »

JOIN US at Fedora Camp in Texas

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Austin, TX  You are invited to join experienced trainers and Fedora gurus at Fedora Camp, co-hosted by University of Texas Libraries and Texas Digital Library, to be held October 16-18 at the Perry-Castañeda Library at the University of Texas, Austin. Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora 4, the… Read more »

Nick Ruest–At the Intersection of Next Gen Islandora and Fedora

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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. Nick Ruest is a long-time contributor to the Fedora repository… Read more »

INVITATION: DSpace UK and Ireland User Group Meeting

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From Dr. Arthur Smith, Open Access Service Manager, Cambridge University Library  Cambridge, UK  You are invited to attend the UK and Ireland User Group Meeting on May 17, at the University of Cambridge. Please register your attendance (either in person or via video conference) at the Eventbrite link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dspace-uki-user-group-meeting-tickets-34137262471 The password to access the signup page is ‘DSpace’.… Read more »

DEMO: Recent Hyku Technical Advances

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From Michael J. Giarlo, Technical Manager, Hydra-in-a-Box Project, Software Architect on behalf of the Hyku tech team Stanford, CA  Here’s the latest demo of advances made on Hyku. This demo covers work done in March and April of 2017 — including the consolidated dashboard with collapsible sidebar, ability to change the colors of the site via… Read more »

The DSpace 7 Project–A Simple Summary

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From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead and the DSpace 7 UI Outreach Group. DSpace 7 development will be highlighted at OR2017 next month including demonstrations. Recordings and slides from the recent Hot Topics webinar series, “Introducing DSpace 7: Next Generation UI” are available here. Background to the DSpace 7 project Starting in 2015, a DSpace 2015-18 Strategic Plan was created/adopted, along… Read more »

JOIN Fedora at ELAG2017 Athens

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Austin, TX  The 41th European Library Automation Group (ELAG) Systems Seminar will be held at the National Technical University of Athens, in Athens, Greece from June 6 to 9 2017. If you will be traveling to ELAG2017 (http://elag2017.org) please join us at the Fedora Bootcamp, “Automating Digital Curation Workflows with Fedora,” on June 6. Bootcamp attendees will… Read more »

REGISTER for OR2017–Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration ’til April 21

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From the organizers of the International Conference on Open Repositories We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 12th International Conference on Open Repositories, to be held on June 26-30, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. Full registration details and a link to the registration form may be found here<https://or2017.net/registration/>. OR 2017 is co-hosted by… Read more »