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Austin, TX  The most recent Fedora camp in Pasadena, California was hosted by the Caltech Library at the California Institute of Technology's Keck Institute for Space Studies.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2016-04-28 07:27

From the The Code4Lib 2016 Conference Program Committee

Code4Lib 2016 is a loosely-structured conference that provides people working at the intersection of libraries/archives/museums/cultural heritage and technology with a chance to share ideas, be inspired, and forge collaborations. For more information about the Code4Lib community, please visit

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-10-12 16:13

Winchester, MA  A one-day Fedora 4 Training Workshop will be held on October 23, 2015 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The event coincides with the eResearch Australasia Conference and will take place in the same venue–the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. The workshop is being generously subsidized by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) so the cost for attending is only $80AUD. Register here.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-08-19 10:54

Winchester, MA  On July 24, 2015 Fedora 4.3.0  was released by the Fedora team. Full release notes are included in this message and are also available on the wiki: This new version  furthers several major objectives including:

  • Moving Fedora towards a clear set of standards-based services

  • Moving Fedora towards runtime configurability

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-08-10 05:43

“Telling VIVO Stories” is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing VIVO implementation details for the VIVO community and beyond. The following interview includes personal observations that may not represent the opinions and views of Colorado University Boulder or the VIVO Project.

Julia Trimmer, Duke University, talked with the Liz Tomich at Colorado University Boulder to learn about their VIVO story.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-07-27 08:11

Winchester, MA Understanding and evaluating valuable specialized digital collections for long-term preservation, and establishing organizational workflows to ensure that they become part of an institution’s digital resources can be time consuming and costly. The ArchivesDirect hosted service offers a perfect combination of Artefactual Systems digital preservation expertise plus dependable storage in DuraCloud–AND this soup-to-nuts hosted service is now even more affordable.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-07-21 09:51

From The Fedora Leadership Group

Fedora Development

In the past two quarters, the development team released three new versions of Fedora 4; detailed release notes are here:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-07-06 10:07

Winchester, MA  On June 11, 2015 Fedora 3.8.1 was released with bug fixes and improvements that include performance improvements, code cleanup and reorganization, and upgrades of library dependencies to the most modern versions possible for stability. It should be noted that Fedora 3.8.1 is the FINAL release of the Fedora 3.x branch. Fedora 3.8.1 is primarily intended for institutions running Fedora 3 as a production service.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-06-17 09:11

From Andrew Woods, Technical Lead for Fedora, on behalf of the Fedora team.

Winchester, MA  The Fedora team is pleased to announce that Fedora 4.2.0 was released on May 19, 2015 and is now available.

The focus of the 4.2.0 release was twofold:

  • Establish an Audit Service

  • Create and exercise tooling for Fedora 3 to 4 migrations

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-05-22 08:31

Dublin, Ireland  The Open Repositories Steering Committee and Trinity College Dublin (The University of Dublin) are pleased to announce that the Eleventh International Conference on Open Repositories will be held at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, the week of June 13th 2016.

Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin, whose formal name is College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, is recognized internationally as Ireland’s premier university.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-04-27 10:01