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From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead, on behalf of the Specification Editors and the Fedora Leadership

After much discussion and iteration, the initial public working draft of the Fedora API Specification is now available for broader public review.

http://fedora.info/spec

Submitted by carol on 2017-06-30 09:31

From Richard Green, Consultant to the University of Hull Library

The new Samvera (formerly Hydra) website is now live at samvera.org.

Submitted by carol on 2017-06-29 09:12

DuraSpace has a lot to celebrate in 2017. Our community-supported open source technologies continue to contribute to advancing the access and preservation goals of our member organizations and beyond. The DuraSpace hosted services team is onboarding new customers, while at the same time contributing to efforts to offer new technologies that provide full, hosted access to, control of, and protection for your content.

Submitted by carol on 2017-06-22 13:19

From Michael J. Giarlo, Technical Manager, Hydra-in-a-Box Project, Software Architect, on behalf of the Hyku tech team

Stanford, CA  Here's the latest demo of advances made on Hyku, Hyrax, and the Hydra-in-a-Box project.

Submitted by carol on 2017-06-21 10:15

DuraSpace is pleased to announce that the new HykuDirect web site is up and running, and ready to field inquiries about the exciting new hosted service currently in development: http://hykudirect.org.

• The site features Hyku background information, a complete list of key features, a timeline that lays out the steps towards availability of a full-production service, and a contact form.

Submitted by carol on 2017-06-21 08:41

Bozeman, MT  Montana State University is pleased to announce the 13th annual Open Repositories conference June 4-7th, 2018 in Bozeman, Montana.

Submitted by carol on 2017-06-19 08:15

Are you traveling to the 11th Annual International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2017)?  Please join DuraSpace, a proud supporting organization of OR2017, at an open reception in celebration of our community:

• When: Wednesday, June 28 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
• Where: Stock Exchange Hotel, 131 Edward Street in Brisbane
 
We hope to see you there!

Submitted by kristi on 2017-06-13 00:00

From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager, on behalf of the Fedora team

The Fedora Team is proud to announce the release of Fedora 4.7.3 on June 7, 2017. Full release notes are available on the wiki. The Fedora 4.7.3 release is a backwards compatible refinement of the previous release, which fixes a namespace-corrupting bug that has the effect of Fedora being unable to successfully start after having been shut down

Submitted by kristi on 2017-06-12 00:00

The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to make the project successful. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community. 

Submitted by kristi on 2017-05-30 00:00

On May 16, 2017 Fedora community members presented a webinar entitled " Powering Linked Data and Hosted Solutions with Fedora." David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager with DuraSpace, provided an overview of Fedora with a focus on its native linked data capabilities. Hannah Frost, Manager, Digital Library Product and Service Management with Stanford University, presented Hyku, the Hydra-in-a-box repository product, which provides a hosted option for Fedora-based repositories.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-05-18 00:00