- A Window on 1920s Paris Courtesy of Emory University Library
Space Releases 1.8 with iTunes U RSS Capability The new iTunes U Media RSS feed was built to help the DSpace community distribute content on iTunes U, a dedicated area within the iTunes Store giving users public access to hundreds of thousands of free lectures, videos, books, and podcasts from learning institutions all over the world. Read the post:http://duraspace.org/dspace-releases-18-itunes-u-rss-capability
LIDES/VIDEO AVAILABLE: DuraCloud Technical Overview; Integrating DSpace with DuraCloud
On Nov. 16 DuraCloud lead developer Bill Branan gave a webinar that reviewed the technical architecture behind DuraCloud and laid out plans for the future of DuraCloud. On Nov. 30 DSpace technical lead Tim Donohue offered an overview of the DSpace Curation System and how you can seamlessly use the DSpace "Replication Task Suite" add-on to back up your content to DuraCloud through the DSpace user interface.
NOW AVAILABLE: DuraCloud 1.2, Open Source Release Features Key Content Management Improvements
The DuraCloud1.2 release features several community requests including integration with San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Cloud (beta) providing researchers, students, academics, and industry users with the ability to chose the world's largest academic cloud storage system through DuraCloud.
Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) to Meet in Austin, Jan. 11-13, 2012 The next meeting of the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) will be held Jan. 11-13 in Austin, Texas at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.
CNI Fall Membership Meeting The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall 2011 Membership Meeting will be held December 12-13, 2011 at the Arlington, VA Crystal Gateway Marriott. Read the post:http://duraspace.org/cni-fall-membership-meeting
CALL: 2011 White House Request for Information on Public Access (deadline Jan. 2) As part of the process of fulfilling Section 103 of the 2010 America COMPETES Act, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has issued a Request for Information (RFI), asking individuals and organizations to provide recommendations on approaches for broad public access and long-term stewardship to peer-reviewed scholarly publications that result from federally funded scientific research.
CALL for Papers: JCDL 2012The 2012 ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) will focus on the interconnected issues around "#sharing #linking #using #preserving." The Conference will be hosted by The George Washington University in Washington, DC June 10-14, 2012.
SAVE THE DATE: SPARC Announces Expanded Open Access Meeting
SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) has announced it will host its first North American meeting on Open Access in 2012. The first of its kind, the event will expand on the successful biennial SPARC Digital Repositories meeting. Save the date: Kansas City, March 11-13, 2012
SAVE THE DATES: Open Repositories Conference in Edinburgh July 9-13, 2012 The University of Edinburgh Information Services, EDINA, and the Digital Curation Centre are delighted to announce that the University of Edinburgh has been selected to host the Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories (OR12) July 9-13th July, 2012.
Window on 1920s Paris Courtesy of Emory University Library DuraSpace gold sponsor Emory University Library is currently featuring an exhibition entitled "Shadows of the Sun" at the Schatten Gallery located on campus in the Woodruff Library.
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