Tag: Fedora Repository

Call for Papers extension—Open Repositories 2018: Sustaining Open

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The 13th International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2018, will be held on June 4th-7th, 2018 in Bozeman, Montana, USA. The call for papers and scholarships have been extended until the 15th January 2018. The theme for Open Repositories 2018 is Sustaining Open. http://www.or2018.net/call-for-papers/ Research and Cultural Heritage communities have embraced the idea of Open; open communities, open source software,… Read more »

BOAI at Fifteen

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From Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, professional online database services, open science, e-Science, and intellectual property. I have posted a number of responses to my question asking people what they think the stakeholders of scholarly communication  community should be doing now to fully realise the vision outlined at the 2002 meeting that led to the Budapest Open… Read more »

iPRES 2018 Preliminary Call for Contributions

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From Sibyl Schaefer, Chronopolis Program Manager and Digital Preservation Analyst, University of California, San Diego iPRES 2018 BOSTON—Where Art and Science Meet —The Art In the Science & The Science In the Art of Digital Preservation—will be co-hosted by MIT Libraries and Harvard Library on September 24-27, 2018. Help us celebrate the first 15 Years of iPRES, the premier international… Read more »

Supporting FAIR Data Principles with Fedora–Workshop at IDCC 2018

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Are you planning to attend the 13th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC18), to be held Feb 19-22, 2018? Fedora Product Manager David Wilcox will offer a workshop entitled Supporting FAIR Data Principles with Fedora on Monday, Feb. 19, at the NH Collection Barcelona Tower. Fedora supports FAIR data principles by providing services that help make… Read more »

ADD Your Comments to the Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values

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The digital preservation landscape is one of a multitude of choices that vary widely in terms of purpose, scale, cost, and complexity. Over the past year a group of collaborating organizations united in the commitment to digital preservation have come together to explore how we can better communicate with each other and assist members of… Read more »

Cottage Labs Joins DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Program

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DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Cottage Labs as its newest participant in our Registered Service Provider (RSP) Program, delivering services for Fedora and Samvera (formerly Hydra). Cottage Labs is the program’s first Samvera provider. Richard Jones, Founder and Senior Partner, says, “We based our product, Willow, on Samvera/Fedora because it’s cutting-edge open source technology. Joining… Read more »

DuraSpace welcomes Evviva Weinraub to the Board of Directors

The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Evviva Weinraub has been elected to the DuraSpace Board of Directors as the Board-Member-at-Large representative. Evviva is the Associate University Librarian for Digital Strategies at Northwestern University. She provides leadership and advocacy for Information Technology, Digital Initiatives, Repository and Digitization Services, Metadata, Resource Discovery, User Experience, and… Read more »

Welcome New Fedora Committer Ben Pennel

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From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead, on behalf of the Fedora committers and leadership The Fedora Project committers and leadership have asked Ben Pennell,UNC University Libraries,  to become a committer and we are pleased to announce that Ben has accepted. Ben is a skilled developer and has worked with Fedora 4 since its earliest days.  From… Read more »

CALL–Open Repositories 2018: Sustaining Open

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From Open Repositories 2018 Program Co-Chairs Claire Knowles and Evviva Weinraub Open Repositories 2018 is now calling for proposals around the theme of Sustaining Open. http://www.or2018.net/call-for-papers/ Research and Cultural Heritage communities have embraced the idea of Open; open communities, open source software, open data, scholarly communications, and open access publications and collections. These projects and communities require… Read more »

Next Steps: A Fedora API Test Suite

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As described in the the Fedora API specification (specification charter), the specification is designed to: Define the characteristics and expectations of how clients interact with Fedora implementations Define such interactions such that an implementation’s conformance is testable Enable interoperability by striving to minimize the need for modifications to client applications in order to work with… Read more »