Join Fedora at OR2018

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If you will be traveling to Bozeman, Montana for OR2018 June 4-7 please join David Wilcox and Daniel Bernstein at Montana State University for a full-day workshop on June 4 that will provide an overview of Fedora–the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content. The latest version… Read more »

Join Fedora at IASSIST & CARTO 2018 Conference

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If you will be traveling to Montreal, Quebec for IASSIST & CARTO Conference May 29 to June 1 please join David Wilcox for a half-day workshop on May 29 “Supporting data storytellers with Fedora“. The Workshop will provide an overview of Fedora–the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content.… Read more »

Register Today: “Making DSpace Your Own” webinar

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There are a few spots left for the DuraSpace community webinar, register today! “Making DSpace Your Own” on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST. Presented by Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library, Applications Programmer Analyst, Department of Library Information Technology While there are many exciting changes under development with the future DSpace 7 User Interface, this… Read more »

Become a DuraSpace Member: Building Bridges to Worldwide Open Scholarship With Open Source Technologies and Open Standards

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Today we officially launch the 2018 DuraSpace Membership Campaign. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of the DuraSpace projects – DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and CASRAI. While DuraSpace, a non-profit, proudly provides both the software and standards for free for anyone to use, we rely on the financial support and collaboration of our members to continue to… Read more »

Introducing VIVO Committer Benjamin Gross of Clarivate Analytics

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Benjamin Gross has been a VIVO committer for 3 years.  He is currently working at Clarivate Analytics. Prior to joining Clarivate, Benjamin developed Connect UNAVCO, a VIVO site for a geoscience and data-focused consortium. One of the recent developments Benjamin has worked on is integrating Publons data into VIVO. Publons https://publons.com is a free tool provided by Clarivate that… Read more »

Announcement: CASRAI to Become a DuraSpace Project

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The Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information (CASRAI) improves the flow of information within and between research stakeholders by developing and maintaining standard information agreements among various stakeholders in the research enterprise. The DuraSpace organization and CASRAI are pleased to announce that CASRAI is now a project of DuraSpace. Together they will work to enable… Read more »

DEADLINE April 9 for DSpace repository and CRIS systems Event Proposals

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DuraSpace and euroCRIS will co-host a one-day event to focus on interoperability between DSpace repository and CRIS systems in advance of the CRIS 2018 Conference in Umeå, Sweden – on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. In February 2017 DuraSpace and euroCRIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the intent of working with the respective communities in order to share ideas and best practices… Read more »

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #4 on the ARK Identifier Summit and Experts Day

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The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) organized an ARK Identifier Summit followed by an ARK Experts Day in Paris last week. The California Digital Library’s John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect and creator of ARKs, was invited to give the opening keynote (“The Covenant of the ARK”) at the Summit and lead the Experts Day. Photo credit: Beatrice Lucchese “The… Read more »

Recording Available: “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners”

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On March 28th Erin Tripp, DuraSpace Business Development Manager, presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar, “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners.”  In this webinar Erin shared practical advice about repository upgrades and migrations.  The advice shared was derived from a 2017 DuraSpace survey that resulted in responses from librarians, application analysts, engineers, and project managers… Read more »

3 Million Medical Downloads per Month

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From Bram Luyten, Atmire WHO Library in Geneva releases new features for IRIS, the extensive public health DSpace repository, including statistics and automated recommendations. Introducing IRIS The Institutional Repository for Information Sharing (IRIS) is the digital library of WHO’s published material and technical information in full text produced since 1948. Its content is freely accessible and searchable… Read more »