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Austin, TX  The DuraSpace organization today announced Jonathan Markow’s retirement from his position as Chief Strategy Officer for DuraSpace, effective November, 2016.

CEO Debra Hanken Kurtz said, “With heavy hearts and a deep appreciation for everything that Jonathan has accomplished for our community and our organization during his tenure at DuraSpace, we wish our friend and colleague every success and much happiness.”

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2016-06-08 11:08

Austin, TX  The annual DuraSpace Membership Campaign for 2016 officially kicks off today. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source software projects. While DuraSpace proudly provides these applications for free for anyone to use, our projects rely on membership fees to pay for staff who provide technical leadership, direct strategic planning, organize community outreach, and coordinate timely software releases for the open source projects.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2016-04-20 07:13

Austin, TX  The "Report from the Sixth Annual DuraSpace Member Summit" is now available in the May/June 2016 issue of D-Lib Magazine. Read the article here.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2016-03-23 13:05

January 27, 2016, Atlanta, GA - The Boards of LYRASIS and DuraSpace, two leading member-based non-profit organizations serving libraries, archives, museums, as well as the broader scholarly, cultural heritage and technology communities, have unanimously approved an "Intent to Merge".

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2016-01-26 17:43

Winchester, MA  Keep up with DuraSpace news, events, opportunities and initiatives in Spanish.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-12-17 11:28

The DPN digital preservation service guarantees academic institutions that their scholarly resources will survive into the “far-future”.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-12-09 17:27

Winchester, MA  The 2015 annual DuraSpace Membership Campaign that raises funds to support the continued advancement of the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source software will come to a close at the end of the year. While Duraspace projects proudly provide these applications for free for anyone to use, we rely on membership fees to pay for staff who provide technical leadership, strategic planning, and community outreach coordination, and facilitate timely software releases.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-10-21 09:10

Winchester, MA  Please save the dates for the Annual DuraSpace Summit for DuraSpace members that will be held at the Cosmos Club on Embassy Row in Washington, D.C. March 16-17, 2016. Our members are thought leaders in open source technology development for digital preservation, open access and discovery. The Summit is an opportunity for them to come together to learn about current DuraSpace organizational strategy, participate in DSpace, Fedora and VIVO strategic discussions and contribute to open source technology planning sessions.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-10-13 15:50

Winchester, MA Understanding and evaluating valuable specialized digital collections for long-term preservation, and establishing organizational workflows to ensure that they become part of an institution’s digital resources can be time consuming and costly. The ArchivesDirect hosted service offers a perfect combination of Artefactual Systems digital preservation expertise plus dependable storage in DuraCloud–AND this soup-to-nuts hosted service is now even more affordable.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-07-21 09:51

Winchester, MA  Two new, simple comparison tables are available at DuraSpace.org to help you think through selecting a repository platform or a cloud service that will work for your institution or organization from among DuraSpace project and service offerings.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-06-15 09:20