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As we begin a new year, DuraSpace welcomes new leadership to our Board of Directors. The Board helps set DuraSpace’s priorities to ensure that our digital heritage is widely discoverable and accessible over the long term with a community-based open source technology portfolio.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-01-18 10:35

VIVO is member-supported, open source software and ontology for representing scholarship.

“Telling VIVO Stories” is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing VIVO implementation details for the VIVO community and beyond. The following interview includes personal observations that may not represent the opinions and views of the Marine Biological Laboratory / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Library (MBLWHOI) or the VIVO Project.

Submitted by etripp on 2018-01-18 09:36

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.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-21 10:31

From Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, professional online database services, open sciencee-Science, and intellectual property.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-21 10:17

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 conference on the preservation and long-term management of digital materials.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-18 16:45

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director

Congratulations Cambridge and Cornell!  The University of Cambridge launched its long awaited VIVO this week.  Congratulations to the team at Cambridge, and to Symplectic, who assisted with the implementation.  Congratulations to the team at Cornell who launched an upgrade to Scholars at Cornell this week.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-18 10:48

From Marta Mestrovic Deyrup, Seton Hall University Libraries

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-14 09:23

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.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-11 17:10