Tag: Technology

Registration Open: “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners” Webinar

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DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners” on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST. Presented by Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager, DuraSpace Many in the DuraSpace and affiliate communities are preparing for major upgrades to their digital repositories. For some, the upgrades will impact underlying technologies, data models, standards… Read more »

DuraSpace Accepted into Cohort of Mozilla Open Leaders

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DuraSpace is thrilled to announce its acceptance into the latest cohort of the Mozilla Open Leaders program, with its project Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License. Mozilla Open Leaders is a 12-week, online mentorship & training course. It focuses on growing a culture of openness in innovation and research, as well as, fueling the Internet Health movement… Read more »

New Lower Prices for DuraCloud Subscriptions with 20+ TB of Storage

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DuraSpace is pleased to announce new pricing for DuraCloud subscriptions of 20 or more terabytes. The new pricing structure passes on storage savings and offers greater flexibility and more predictable pricing for the long-term preservation storage of growing digital collections. DuraCloud will continue to offer the same cost-effective pricing for subscription plans under 20 TB, including Preservation subscriptions starting… Read more »

Instructors Announced for Fedora Camp at NASA

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From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager The Fedora team will offer a Camp from Wednesday May 16 – Friday May 18, 2018 at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland just outside of Washington, D.C.  The instructors include Esmé Cowles, Princeton University; Josh Westgard, University of Maryland, and the DuraSpace Fedora team; David Wilcox, Andrew… Read more »

Don’t Miss Fedora Camp at NASA

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Are you new to Fedora and wish to learn more or are you ready to take your Fedora to the next level?  Fedora Camp offers everyone, the newbies and the veterans, a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora. The Fedora team will offer a Camp from Wednesday May 16 – Friday May… Read more »

Registration Open: “Getting Started with Fedora” Webinar

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DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “Getting Started with Fedora” Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12:00 p.m. Eastern Presented by David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager Fedora is the flexible, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content.  It is especially well-suited for digital libraries and archives, both for access and preservation. It is also… Read more »

Webinars: VIVO and the Role of Librarians

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From Violeta Ilik, Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services, Stony Brook University Libraries Happy New Year to all with best wishes for an outstanding year for our open source community – VIVO! I want to share two upcoming webinars that are scheduled to happen in February and March related to VIVO and the role of librarians. I am… Read more »

Call for Papers extension—Open Repositories 2018: Sustaining Open

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The 13th International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2018, will be held on June 4th-7th, 2018 in Bozeman, Montana, USA. The call for papers and scholarships have been extended until the 15th January 2018. The theme for Open Repositories 2018 is Sustaining Open. http://www.or2018.net/call-for-papers/ Research and Cultural Heritage communities have embraced the idea of Open; open communities, open source software,… Read more »

From Ethiopia to Portugal: Say Goodbye to 2017 and Welcome to 2018

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From Claudio Cortese, 4Science   4Science is in Africa to support VLIR-UOS. VLIR-UOS is a Flemish initiative that supports partnerships between universities in Flanders (Belgium) and in developing countries, looking for innovative responses to global and local challenges. In the framework of the institutional cooperation with Bahir Dar University (BDU), Ethiopia, and particularly the Phase 1 Transversal Institutional… Read more »

Migrating to DSpace

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From Atmire   Are your considering to migrate your current repository to DSpace but you are wondering what the options are? Over the years, Atmire has carried out migrations from a variety of platforms such as EPrints, Fedora, Digital Commons, CONTENTdm, DigiTool, Equella and homegrown software. Because of its wide array of commonly used import facilities… Read more »