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As we begin a new year, DuraSpace welcomes new leadership to our Board of Directors. The Board helps set DuraSpace’s priorities to ensure that our digital heritage is widely discoverable and accessible over the long term with a community-based open source technology portfolio.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-01-18 10:35

VIVO is member-supported, open source software and ontology for representing scholarship.

“Telling VIVO Stories” is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing VIVO implementation details for the VIVO community and beyond. The following interview includes personal observations that may not represent the opinions and views of the Marine Biological Laboratory / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Library (MBLWHOI) or the VIVO Project.

Submitted by etripp on 2018-01-18 09:36

Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora 4, the latest production version of Fedora, features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity, ease of use and more. Fedora Camp offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora.
 
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 outside of Washington, D.C.

Submitted by kristi on 2018-01-17 12:57

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.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-21 10:31

From Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, professional online database services, open sciencee-Science, and intellectual property.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-21 10:17

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.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-12-19 12:03

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 and formats, migrating to DSpace may require less work and introduce less risk than you may think.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-12-19 11:55

From Sibyl Schaefer, Chronopolis Program Manager and Digital Preservation Analyst, University of California, San Diego

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-18 16:45