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By Valorie Hollister, Director of Community Development and Director of the DSpace Project, DuraSpace
Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA Tim Donohue officially joined the DuraSpace organization as Technical Lead for the DSpace Project this month. Tim’s focus is to provide guidance and leadership to the DSpace Committers and code contributors as they plan, develop, test and release future versions of DSpace.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-30 15:05

By Valorie Hollister, Director of Community Development and Director of the DSpace Project, DuraSpace
Ithaca NY, Boston, MA The DSpace User Group Meeting (DSUG) was an informative and enjoyable even thank to Jonas Gilbert, the DSUG Fall 2009 Program Committee Chairperson, the rest of the Program Committee, the local organizing team, the University of Gothenburg, the City of Gothenburg, Sweden who were sponsors and presenters.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-30 14:04

By Valorie Hollister, Director of Community Development and Director of the DSpace Project, DuraSpace

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-30 13:54

By Thorny Staples, Director of Community Strategy and Alliances and Director of the Fedora Project, DuraSpace
In the continuing effort to move the Fedora project from being the funded development project where it started, to a completely community-based effort, I invite you to visit the new “Software” page on the Fedora Commons web site (http://www.fedora-commons.org/software).

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-23 12:50

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA At the heart of any open source project are the people who come together to create innovative software. Today DuraSpace, a non-profit organization that combines Fedora Commons and DSpace technologies, announced a launch of their Solution Community program to extend participation in open source software development to strategic decision makers.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-20 12:23

Mountain View, CA Register today to join Sun Microsystems Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) and host Northeastern University for an information-packed day focused on open computing solutions and best practices in the digital preservation and archiving space.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-20 11:57

This is the text of a press release from the University of California. Contact Patricia Cruise for more information.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-18 17:13

Denver, CO Join us at the All-Alliance Conference on Friday, January 29th for an exciting day of Cloud-, Data Durability-, and Repository-focused keynotes offered by Richard Katz, Vice President of EDUCAUSE and founding director of the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR); and Thorny Staples, Director of Community Strategy and Alliances and Director of the Fedora Project of DuraSpace.  Panel discussions, repository application overviews, and demonstration showcases are also on the agenda to mark the launch of multiple Alliance-supported digital repository portals at our memb

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-17 16:48

New York, NY  The proposal deadline for Jasig’s March 2010 conference has been extended until Wednesday, November 25th.  If you are doing innovative work in technology for higher education, the organizers welcome you to submit a presentation!
We want to hear about new projects, large and small, and new technologies that will have an impact on higher education in the years to come.
Join us in San Diego this March:
Ten Years of Open Source Innovation
March 8 - 10, 2009

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-17 11:46

Earlier this month EDUCAUSE 2009 was held in the midst of concern over shrinking budgets and increasing IT needs at institutions of higher education. Several sessions and many conversations centered around how to take advantage of economies represented by new technologies such as cloud computing and distributed communication tools.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-16 16:25