4Science Brings You New Features and Areas of Use for DSpace

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From Claudio Cortese, 4Science   4Science has several new projects for 2018 and will participate in significant conferences for the repository community. We’re looking forward to Open Repositories 2018 where 4Science will participate as a sponsor. At OR2018 we will present some of our main projects, either recently completed or in progress.  Presentations may include: Hasselt University (Belgium)… Read more »

Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values: Comments and Interest Welcome

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Since its release at the fall 2017 Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) meeting, many people have engaged with the Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values. More than one hundred comments have been added to the Declaration. The comment period remains open until the end of March 2018. If you haven’t already, please add your voice. Representatives… Read more »

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot

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Attention: faculty information, grants, and repository managers! You’re invited to participate in a project aimed at collecting, augmenting, and making discoverable patterns of faculty collaboration and research outputs through a pilot led by Research Graph and VIVO, and managed by Duraspace as a not-for-profit venture. The proposed project will: Create a Neo4j graph database from sample data representing faculty, publications,… Read more »

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #3, Roadmap and Resources and Value Statement

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Add your voice to the new ARKs in the Open Roadmap and Resources and Value Statement. These new project artifacts describe the product and community resources required to fulfill a sustainable future for ARKS and our value proposition. The roadmap is designed to welcome people to the ARKs in the Open project, tell them how to get… Read more »

Are you using DSpace, Fedora or VIVO?

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As the number of DSpace and Fedora repositories and VIVO installations grow–in 2018 there are more than 2,900 registered worldwide–the desire to learn more about them–where are they, how they are accessed online, what type of content they hold, software versions, specializations etc.–also increases. Answers to these and other questions can lead to greater connections… Read more »

DSpace Launches Developer Show and Tell Meetings

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During a recent meeting of DSpace Developers an idea was shared by Terry Brady of Georgetown University, to host community meetings that discuss what DSpace Developers are up to; a developer showcase that allows developers the opportunity to share their tools, processes and recent work with everyone in the DSpace community. The first meeting of… Read more »

ARKs in the Open – Project Update #2

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As part of the Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) in the Open project, we want to articulate and refine the long-term vision for ARK identifiers, starting with the ARK specification, and to collaborate with users on how to achieve it. Incubators of ARKs at the California Digital Library started the process this week by releasing a new Project… Read more »

ANNOUNCING A DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event: DSpace and CRIS Systems Workshop

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From the DuraSpace and euroCRIS Teams 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… Read more »

Registration Open: “Making DSpace Your Own” Webinar

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DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “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 presentation will describe how to get started TODAY using… Read more »

Recording Available: Getting Started with Fedora Webinar

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On February 28, 2018 David Wilcox., Fedora Product Manager presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar, “Getting Started with Fedora.”  This presentation provided an overview of the software and basic concepts, examples of deployments, and an overview and demonstration of the core and extended features. Additionally, ways to become involved with the Fedora community and how Fedora… Read more »