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London, UK ( is hub for research and teaching in the digital arts and humanities developed by the Centre for e-Research (CeRch) at King’s College London (KCL). Projects include the following new initiatives:
• High Throughput Humanities e-Research (HiTHeR) and FReSH (Forging Restful Services for e-Humanities)

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-15 09:29

Ithaca, NY The DuraSpace organization is looking for an entry level java developer to join the team designing, building, and supporting its new cloud compute service and open technology named DuraCloud. DuraSpace is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to enable and support open source technologies and services for scholarship and research. DuraSpace currently supports several open source platforms including DSpace and Fedora.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-14 12:37

The Netherlands The University of Twente uses Fedora in a project called ESCAPE (Enhanced Scientific Communication by Aggregated Publications Environments) which provides a “semantic overlay” allowing researchers to relate objects such as papers, topics, discussions, public media articles, and more.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-12 15:30

Houston, TX Version two of the Institutional Repository Bibliography is now available from Digital Scholarship (

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-11 12:30

Durham, NC Duke University Libraries’ ( Trident Project has implemented a management framework for digital collections that includes software to support metadata creation. This framework around Fedora includes an extensible metadata editor with support for handling multiple schema and collection schema customization.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-11 11:28

Ithaca, NY Thanks to everyone for their participation and help during the DSpace 1.6.0 Testathon in December. During the Testathon we came across a total of 34 different bugs, found by over 10 different testers.  Although this may sound like a lot of bugs, our team of volunteer developers have already fixed many of them and are actively working to fix the rest in the coming weeks.
In particular we would also like to recognize and thank those institutions and developers who hosted DSpace 1.6.0 test instances during the Testathon:

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-08 17:09

Ithaca, NY Did you miss an “All About Repositories” web seminar from 2009? Open access recordings of the following presentations are now available from the DuraSpace web site “Resources”page (
DSpace and Fedora: A Collaboration Update — February 18, 2009
All About Fedora — March 18, 2009
What To Expect at the 2009 Open Repositories Conference (OR09) Event — May 13, 2009
All About DSpace — June 3, 2009

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-06 15:41

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA In January the “All About Repositories” Webinar series sponsored by Sun Microsystems, DuraSpace and SPARC continues with two events focused on tools and systems that enable open access to digital content.
• On January 13, 2010 join Greg Grossmeier, Creative Commons, as he explains how to better understand Creative Commons liscences that are designed to offer open content providers and users practical tools that enable open access.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-05 12:52

Glasgow, UK The European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL) is the leading European scientific forum on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues, bringing together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field. ECDL 2010, the 14th conference in this series, will be organized by the University of Glasgow. The proceedings will be published as a volume of Springer’s Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) series.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-12-21 17:50