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Madison, WI The long-term goal of migrating their digital collection, currently in production at University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries, to an all-Fedora enabled repository system, mapped onto production workflows with many moving parts and pieces inspired the development of prototype site. Fedora’s scalability was tested by ingesting about 30,000 digital objects from representative collections:
http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/UWDCNew/

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-21 17:11

Madrid, Spain The Fifth International Conference on Open Repositories with the theme “The Grand Integration Challenge” will be held in Madrid July 6-9, 2010. Organizers have announced that the online proposal submission process is now open through March 1, 2010.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-19 17:48

Boston, MA While ALA Midwinter Conference organizers geared up for their semi-annual meeting at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center,  the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) members and guests held a one-day symposium (http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/confevents/upcoming/ala/living.cfm) sponsored by Sun Microsystems to dig into pressing issues facing libraries as they seek to leverage digital access strategies and vast stores of information to sus

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-18 15:10

Ithaca, NY Greg Grossmeir knows his way around open content. As a Community Assistant for Creative Commons he is a liaison with the Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) community (http://www.flossworld.org/index.php), and enables software developers to learn about and implement Creative Commons metadata support in FLOSS applications. On January 13 he offered a free webinar, “Enabing Open Scholarship” as part of the All About Repositories series sponsored by DuraSpace, Sun and SPARC.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-18 12:00

From Thorsten Reimer
London, UK Arts-humanities.net (http://www.arts-humanities.net/) is hub for research and teaching in the digital arts and humanities developed by the Centre for e-Research (CeRch) at King’s College London (KCL). Projects include the following new initiatives:
• High Throughput Humanities e-Research (HiTHeR) and FReSH (Forging Restful Services for e-Humanities)

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-15 09:29

Houston, TX Version two of the Institutional Repository Bibliography is now available from Digital Scholarship (http://www.digital-scholarship.org/).
http://digital-scholarship.org/irb/irb.html

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-11 12:30

Ithaca, NY Did you miss an “All About Repositories” web seminar from 2009? Open access recordings of the following presentations are now available from the DuraSpace web site “Resources”page (http://duraspace.org/resources.php):
DSpace and Fedora: A Collaboration Update — February 18, 2009
All About Fedora — March 18, 2009
What To Expect at the 2009 Open Repositories Conference (OR09) Event — May 13, 2009
All About DSpace — June 3, 2009

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-06 15:41

London, UK The conference, which is the first of its kind, will explore the development of subject repositories worldwide and will see the launch of Economists Online, the key output of an EC-funded subject repository project managed by the Nereus consortium of top international economics libraries.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-06 13:33

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA In January the “All About Repositories” Webinar series sponsored by Sun Microsystems, DuraSpace and SPARC continues with two events focused on tools and systems that enable open access to digital content.
• On January 13, 2010 join Greg Grossmeier, Creative Commons, as he explains how to better understand Creative Commons liscences that are designed to offer open content providers and users practical tools that enable open access.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-01-05 12:52