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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.

Submitted by kristi on 2018-03-28 11:14

Since its release at the fall 2017 Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) meeting, many people have engaged with the Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values. More than one hundred comments have been added to the Declaration. The comment period remains open until the end of March 2018. If you haven’t already, please add your voice. Representatives from our group (see below) will review comments and make revisions to the statement in April 2018.

Submitted by etripp on 2018-03-26 10:58

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:

Submitted by etripp on 2018-03-16 08:30

Add your voice to the new ARKs in the Open Roadmap and Resources and Value Statement. These new project artifacts describe the product and community resources required to fulfill a sustainable future for ARKS and our value proposition.

The roadmap is designed to welcome people to the ARKs in the Open project, tell them how to get involved in the project, and present a list of short-term, long-term, and aspirational priorities.

Submitted by etripp on 2018-03-15 09:54

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 among institutions and repository instances with similar goals and interests.

Submitted by kristi on 2018-03-13 12:18

As part of the Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) in the Open project, we want to articulate and refine the long-term vision for ARK identifiers, starting with the ARK specification, and to collaborate with users on how to achieve it. Incubators of ARKs at the California Digital Library started the process this week by releasing a new Project Vision:

Submitted by etripp on 2018-03-08 12:35

From the DuraSpace and euroCRIS Teams

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.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-03-08 07:04

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

Submitted by kristi on 2018-03-07 15:12

A workshop on Supporting FAIR Data Principles with Fedora was delivered on Thursday, February 22 by David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager. This workshop provided an overview of Fedora with a focus on how it can support the four FAIR principles: findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability. Attendees had an opportunity to explore Fedora features first-hand using a virtual environment. Similar training opportunities will be available at events throughout the year.

 

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-03-05 11:20

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 to come away with a deep dive Fedora learning experience coupled with multiple opportunities for applying hands-on techniques working with experienced Fedora trainers. A draft agenda is available on the wiki [2].

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-03-05 10:19