São Paulo, Brazil On online DSpace workshop will be held on April 30, UTC -3:00. No experience is necessary.
BIREME/PAHO/WHO with the Center for the Study of Bioethics and Health Diplomacy - NETHIS, will hold an online workshop to be conducted in Portugues for sharing experiences using DSPACE. The aim of the workshop is to share experiences with national institutions about DSPACE use and implementation of institutional repositories.
From Erin Engle, Digital Archivist, Library of Congress
National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIPP)
Washington, DC The deadline for submitting a proposal for Digital Preservation 2013 is April 26. The meeting will be held July 23-25 in the Washington DC area and will bring the the broad, diverse digital preservation and stewardship community together to share achievements in the areas technical infrastructure, innovation, content collection, standardization, and outreach and education efforts.
From Robert McDonald on behalf of the JCDL 2013 Planning Committee
Indianapolis, IN Registration is now open for the 2013 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL). This year's conference, "Digital Libraries at the Crossroads," will be held July 22-26 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
From Art Pasquinelli, Director Digital Libraries, Repositories, and Preservation, Oracle
Redwood City, CA The next PASIG webinar will be "An Introduction to the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) and its Digital Preservation Initiatives" by Leslie Johnston of the Library of Congress on Monday, April 15 at 11:30am EST.
Winchester, MA The Fedora Futures team recently launched a blog entitled, Fedora Futures, aimed at telling the stories behind building the future of the Fedora repository. The first post is from Edwin Shin, Fedora Futures Project Manager, and Tom Cramer, Stanford University. In "Welcome to the Future of Fedora" they explain why, "It’s time for a serious re-investment in our core digital asset management and preservation services."
Ithaca, NY The Call for Papers and Call for Applications for the 2013 VIVO Conference are now available and we look forward to hearing about the good work you're doing in the interest areas listed below—and beyond!