Cloud Academy Collaboration to Create Technology Jobs for Disadvantaged Youth


DuraSpace is collaborating with Digital Divide Data (DDD), a non-profit social enterprise creating sustainable digital and  technology jobs for disadvantaged, underprivileged, and underserved youth communities worldwide. DDD provides technical training for youth by partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Together they formed a Cloud Academy in Nairobi, Kenya in January 2017 with a goal to teach AWS… Read more »

Register Today: Islandora Camps


The Islandora community is hosting multi-day learning seminars called Islandora Camps this summer. The camps will be in Limerick, Ireland (Islandora CampEU18, June 20-22) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Islandora Camp HRM, July 18-20). Islandora Camps provide focused training on administering Islandora combined with sessions from the community showcasing innovative implementations and initiatives. Camps offer both administrative and developer tracks.… Read more »

Hyku News: Service Providers Collaborate to Pursue Hyku Development Goals


Service providers interested in offering hosted Hyku repository services have begun meeting regularly to collaborate on development goals. Service providers working on the initiative include CoSector, Data Curation Experts, DuraSpace, Notch8, Stanford University Libraries, Texas Digital Library, and Ubiquity Press. Service provider representatives discussed how to work together to advance development goals without duplicating effort. Addressing current issues related to bulk import and updating… Read more »

CALL for Participation: The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018


From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code GmbH The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018 will take place at the university library of Technische Universität Berlin, on Thursday, 13th September 2018. It is organized by the university library of Technische Universität Berlin and The Library Code GmbH. This meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. After the success of the… Read more »

Call for participation: DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018

From  Pascal-Nicolas Becker,  The Library Code GmbH The DSpace User Meeting 2018 will take place at the University of Berlin, on Thursday, 13th September 2018. It is organized by the University of Berlin and The Library Code GmbH, a DSpace Registered Service Provider.  This meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. After the success of the program last year, we kindly ask… Read more »

Attend Upcoming CASRAI Community Events in Canada, UK and Europe


CASRAI has a number of annual events taking place in our various chapters in the coming months. We hope you will see an event near you with a programme that catches your interest. Reconnect events are an opportunity for you to join the CASRAI community in your country as we work together to make research management… Read more »

DuraCloud Selected as a Featured Open Source Project for Mozilla Global Sprint


DuraSpace is excited to announce that its project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License has been selected as a featured projectfor the Mozilla Foundation Global Sprint to be held May 10th-11th, 2018. The Global Sprint is a collaborative event meant to “hack and build projects for a healthy internet.” The Sprint will allow people from many backgrounds —… Read more »

VIVO Updates April 15 — Duraspace Summit, CNI Spring Meeting, Implementation Interest Group, A New Front-End for VIVO


From Mike Conlon, VIVO Product Director Duraspace Summit  Each year, Duraspace has a member summit to build community, share progress from its various affiliated projects, and provide the projects with an opportunity to meet and grow.  This year, the Summit was held in San Diego. About 100 people attended. It featured two invited panels – one on the… Read more »

VIVO Updates April 8 — camp, conference, new sites, action planning


From Mike Conlon, VIVO Product Director VIVO Camp We had a great camp at the UCSD Biomedical Library, meeting new friends from Arizona, UCSD, Notre Dame, and Clarivate.  Instructors Violeta Ilik, Paul Albert, Benjamin Gross, and myself, were joined by Brian Lowe of Ontocale.  We had perfect weather (the meeting was in San Diego, so perfect weather is expected, but always appreciated). … Read more »

Announcing the first DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint May 7 – 18


From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead I’m proud to announce our first DSpace (Virtual) Development Sprint on the DSpace 7 codebase from May 7 to 18. We are in search of developers interested in joining us for a two week sprint (you need not be available for the entire two weeks).  Sprint developers/participants will help us make enhancements… Read more »