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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

Deploying Fedora 4, or Migrating from Fedora 3 to Fedora 4 is a challenge with built-in rewards. This series of articles, “Fedora 4 in Production” looks into why and how community members are working with Fedora 4 to enhance both collections and workflow at their institutions.

In this article Dan Coughlin, IT Manager, Digital Scholarship and Repository Development, Penn State Libraries, describes Fedora 4 in production at Penn State ScholarSphere.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-05-17 00:00

Austin, TX  You are invited to join experienced trainers and Fedora gurus at Fedora Camp, co-hosted by University of Texas Libraries and Texas Digital Library, to be held October 16-18 at the Perry-Castañeda Library at the University of Texas, Austin.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-05-04 00:00

From Sarah Mason, Bodleian Libraries on behalf of the PASIG Steering Committee

We are excited to announce that this year’s PASIG conference will be in Oxford, UK from 11 – 13 September 2017. The event is being hosted and organised by the Digital Preservation at Oxford and Cambridge (DPOC) team.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-05-04 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.

Nick Ruest is a long-time contributor to the Fedora repository team and Islandora. His focus is on Fedora development as it relates to web archiving issues.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-05-03 00:00

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.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-05-02 00:00

Austin, TX The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann have accepted appointments to the DuraSpace Board of Directors.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-04-19 00:00