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San Francisco, CA The Public Library of Science (PLoS) has announced that PLoS journals will now provide online article-level metrics for published articles. PLoS is a a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world’s scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-09-17 11:39

Oxford, UK After the successful Fedora-EU meeting in Aarhus, September last year, we invite you to join us this year in Oxford, on December 8, 2009. Numerous people were calling for this event, and we are particularly grateful for the support of Fedora-UK&I and the local team in Oxford (http://www.dresnet.net) who are sponsors of the meeting.To minimize travel, particularly for international participants, the meeting is set to coincide with:

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-09-10 11:03

Lincoln, Nebraska The centerNet (http://www.digitalhumanities.org/centernet/) steering committee has received a Digital Humanities Start Up Grant from the U.S.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-09-09 17:02

Ithaca NY, Boston, MA Don’t miss the Fall 2009  “All About Repositories” free web seminar series kick-off event on Sept 9. These highly successful webinars provide overviews of best practices, technology updates, and  key trend analyses for academic resources directors, IT managers, digital librarians, repository managers and developers, and curators.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-31 13:19

Mountainview, CA Save the date! You are cordially invited to join Sun Microsystems Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) and host George Washington University–Sept. 24, 2009 from 8:30 am-5:00 pm with a networking reception to immediately follow–for a day focused on open computing solutions and best practices in the digital preservation and archiving space. The event will be held at George Washington University, Melvin Gelman Library.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-28 11:15

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA Have you been a part of establishing or maintaining a unique digital repository that provides open access to a collection that was previously not used or under-used? Do you enjoy showcasing your repository’s content and the cool tools that encourage use of the materials? Do you have anecdotes about how access to resources from your repository changed someone’s life, or their thinking on an issue, or contributed to a breakthrough idea?

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-27 15:16

Ithaca NY, Boston, MA DuraSpace is pleased to announce that Tim Donohue will be joining the DuraSpace organization as technical lead and developer for the DSpace Project in mid-November.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-26 09:58

San Francisco, CA The Sun Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting will be taking place October 7-9, 2009 in San Francisco. Thought-leaders and solution providers in the areas of data curation, data management of eScience content, preservation, repositories, and storage technologies will be presenting Wednesday and Thursday. Collaborative working groups are scheduled on Friday.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-20 17:17

Tokyo, Japan The DRFIC Steering Committee is welcoming poster submissions in all areas relevant to digital repository and open access. The Conference will be held December 3-4, 2009 in Tokyo.
http://www.tulips.tsukuba.ac.jp/DRFIC2009/index_en.php

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-08-20 16:42