Tag: Technology

DEADLINE April 9 for DSpace repository and CRIS systems Event Proposals

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DuraSpace and euroCRIS will co-host a one-day event to focus on interoperability between DSpace repository and CRIS systems in advance of the CRIS 2018 Conference in Umeå, Sweden – on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. In February 2017 DuraSpace and euroCRIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the intent of working with the respective communities in order to share ideas and best practices… Read more »

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #4 on the ARK Identifier Summit and Experts Day

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The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) organized an ARK Identifier Summit followed by an ARK Experts Day in Paris last week. The California Digital Library’s John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect and creator of ARKs, was invited to give the opening keynote (“The Covenant of the ARK”) at the Summit and lead the Experts Day. Photo credit: Beatrice Lucchese “The… Read more »

3 Million Medical Downloads per Month

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From Bram Luyten, Atmire WHO Library in Geneva releases new features for IRIS, the extensive public health DSpace repository, including statistics and automated recommendations. Introducing IRIS The Institutional Repository for Information Sharing (IRIS) is the digital library of WHO’s published material and technical information in full text produced since 1948. Its content is freely accessible and searchable… Read more »

4Science Brings You New Features and Areas of Use for DSpace

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From Claudio Cortese, 4Science   4Science has several new projects for 2018 and will participate in significant conferences for the repository community. We’re looking forward to Open Repositories 2018 where 4Science will participate as a sponsor. At OR2018 we will present some of our main projects, either recently completed or in progress.  Presentations may include: Hasselt University (Belgium)… Read more »

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot

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Attention: faculty information, grants, and repository managers! You’re invited to participate in a project aimed at collecting, augmenting, and making discoverable patterns of faculty collaboration and research outputs through a pilot led by Research Graph and VIVO, and managed by Duraspace as a not-for-profit venture. The proposed project will: Create a Neo4j graph database from sample data representing faculty, publications,… Read more »

Are you using DSpace, Fedora or VIVO?

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As the number of DSpace and Fedora repositories and VIVO installations grow–in 2018 there are more than 2,900 registered worldwide–the desire to learn more about them–where are they, how they are accessed online, what type of content they hold, software versions, specializations etc.–also increases. Answers to these and other questions can lead to greater connections… Read more »

Registration Open: “Making DSpace Your Own” Webinar

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DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “Making DSpace Your Own” on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST. Presented by Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library, Applications Programmer Analyst, Department of Library Information Technology While there are many exciting changes under development with the future DSpace 7 User Interface, this presentation will describe how to get started TODAY using… Read more »

REMINDER: Save on Fedora Camp at NASA pricing–Register soon!

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From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager The early bird price for Fedora Camp at NASA [1] ends on Friday, March 16, so be sure to reserve your spot soon! The camp takes place May 16-18. Training will begin with the basics and build toward more advanced concepts – no prior Fedora experience is required. Participants can expect… Read more »

4Science Awarded OpenAIRE Funding to Increase Open Science Interoperability Features

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The 4Science proposal for an implementation aimed at increasing the interoperability features supported by the most broadly used platforms in the open science ecosystem for Literature Repositories, Data Repositories, Journals platforms and CRIS/RIMS, such as DSpace, Dataverse, OJS and DSpace-CRIS, has been selected for funding under the OpenAIRE call for services, launched last December. The tender… Read more »

CDL and DuraSpace launch open community outreach initiative for ARK identifiers

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California Digital Library (CDL) and DuraSpace are pleased to announce a collaboration aimed at building an open, international community around Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) and their use as persistent identifiers in the open scholarly ecosystem. Over 550 institutions (research, not-for-profit, private, government) across the world have registered to use ARKs.  They’ve created an estimated 175 million ARKs with publicly resolvable… Read more »