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Ithaca, NY Issues and challenges around how institutions will manage, sustain and create access to increasing amounts of scientific and humanities data will be subject of the upcoming 8th International Meeting that will be held at the Barcelo Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh on 1-2 July 2010. “Managing Data in Difficult Times” will examine policies, strategies, technologies and infrastructure to manage research and teaching data in a fast changing technological and economic environment.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-04-20 13:09

Ithaca, NY In February the DuraSpace organization hosted a meeting in London co-sponsored by JISC, BDL (Indiana), and CLIR which was attended by representatives from the California Digital Library (CDL), DSpace, DuraCloud, Fedora, Sakai, SWORD, and OJS projects.  This rapid fire, one day cross-project coordination meeting w

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-04-08 11:55

By Valorie Hollister, DuraSpace Director of Community Development and DSpace Project
Ithaca, NY The DSpace team has announced that the DSpace wiki migration from MediaWiki to Confluence is complete.
The new wiki on Confluence is now available for the community to use at: http://wiki.dspace.org. The old wiki on MediaWiki is still available in “read only” status at: http://oldwiki.dspace.org.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-04-08 10:48

Ithaca, NY Having been in and around a few archaeological “digs,” and experienced the painstaking amount of effort that goes into documenting bits and pieces of objects uncovered “in situ” it was a pleasure to browse data from the Fedora-powered Archaeology Data Service (ADS):
http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-04-05 11:26

Ithaca, NY @mire, an academic content management software and services company, has created a quick and easy-to-understand demonstration on the DSpace 1.6 authority control for author names and publishers feature. Watch the video here: http://www.screencast.com/users/BramLuyten/folders/Jing/media/c754d1ec-35bc-411f-bc9d-71de33da6fa3.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-04-02 10:55

Ithaca, NY The DSpace team announced today that an updated DSpace Demonstration Repository running DSpace 1.6.0 is now available for the community to use.  The DSpace Demonstration Repository is a good place to run demonstrations, or to use as a sandbox for testing DSpace software before installing it.
http://demo.dspace.org/

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-04-01 11:10

Ithaca, NY On March 17, 2010 Chris Wilper and Stuart Lewis offered a one-hour overview of new features in Fedora 3.3 and DSpace 1.6. The session concluded with a lively question and answer period with some of the 55 participants from around the globe. You may download What’s New in Fedora 3.3 and DSpace 1.6 — March 17, 2010 here: http://duraspace.org/resources.php.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-03-30 11:30

By Anne R. Kenney, Carl A. Kroch Cornell University Librarian. Anne Kenney offers observations on current trends and new ideas affecting knowledge organization, preservation, access and management relevant to Cornell University Library staff and operations in a weekly email message entitled “Take One” (posted with permission).

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-03-29 11:31

Ithaca, NY Library exhibits are a valued cultural tradition that began as a way to call attention to significant, new or notable library books and objects on tables and in exhibit cases. As more collections are born digital, and as libraries put more collections online, library displays have moved online to showcase masterpieces that were often previously hidden from regular public view.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-03-26 16:47