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Ithaca, NY Did you miss an “All About Repositories” web seminar from 2009? Open access recordings of the following presentations are now available from the DuraSpace web site “Resources”page (http://duraspace.org/resources.php):
DSpace and Fedora: A Collaboration Update — February 18, 2009
All About Fedora — March 18, 2009
What To Expect at the 2009 Open Repositories Conference (OR09) Event — May 13, 2009
All About DSpace — June 3, 2009

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-06 15:41

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA The DuraSpace™ organization is conducting a pilot program to test a new cloud-based service, DuraCloud™—a hosted service and open technology developed by DuraSpace, that makes it easy for organizations and end users to use commercial cloud services. DuraCloud™ leverages existing cloud infrastructure to enable durability and access to digital content.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-12-15 13:26

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA At the heart of any open source project are the people who come together to create innovative software. Today DuraSpace, a non-profit organization that combines Fedora Commons and DSpace technologies, announced a launch of their Solution Community program to extend participation in open source software development to strategic decision makers.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-20 12:23

Mountain View, CA Register today to join Sun Microsystems Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) and host Northeastern University for an information-packed day focused on open computing solutions and best practices in the digital preservation and archiving space.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-20 11:57

Denver, CO Join us at the All-Alliance Conference on Friday, January 29th for an exciting day of Cloud-, Data Durability-, and Repository-focused keynotes offered by Richard Katz, Vice President of EDUCAUSE and founding director of the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR); and Thorny Staples, Director of Community Strategy and Alliances and Director of the Fedora Project of DuraSpace.  Panel discussions, repository application overviews, and demonstration showcases are also on the agenda to mark the launch of multiple Alliance-supported digital repository portals at our memb

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-17 16:48

Earlier this month EDUCAUSE 2009 was held in the midst of concern over shrinking budgets and increasing IT needs at institutions of higher education. Several sessions and many conversations centered around how to take advantage of economies represented by new technologies such as cloud computing and distributed communication tools.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-16 16:25

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA Registration for the final four DuraSpace/Sun/SPARC 2009 “All About Repositories” web seminars is open. Topics include DuraSpace solution communities, open storage SAM architectures, DuraCloud Pilot Project information and how to make open scholarship happen with Creative Commons liscensing (Jan. 2010). You may register for any or all of these free web seminars at http://www.education-webevents.com/ where you may also download past “All About Repositories” web seminars.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-11 15:43

Ithaca, NY Today’s web seminars will also be made available online.
DuraSpace Updates from Fedora Commons and DSpace: Web Seminar, Sept. 30
The next Sun/DuraSpace/SPARC “All About Repositories” web seminar will take place on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 10:00am PT. Register at http://www.education-webevents.com/.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-09-30 08:55

Washington, DC, Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA How long is long enough for our collective national digital heritage to be available and accessible? The Library of Congress National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) and DuraSpace have announced that they will launch a one-year pilot program to test the use of cloud technologies to enable perpetual access to digital content. The pilot will focus on a new cloud-based service, DuraCloud, developed and hosted by the DuraSpace organization.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-07-15 10:25