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from Barbara Kirsop and Electronic Publishing Trust for Development (EPT)

The Electronic Publishing Trust for Development (EPT) supports scholarly publishing in the developing world and facilitates access to research information. EPT recently announced the winners of a new annual award made to individuals working in developing countries who have made a significant personal contribution to advancing the cause of open access and the free exchange of research findings.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2012-01-03 16:08

Ithaca, NY Earlier this year the DuraSpace organization asked partners, collaborators, colleagues and communities to join us in helping to address the world's most immediate data preservation needs by participating in our 2011 Sponsorship Campaign. Your response was heartening. Thanks to you we exceeded our goal and along with you have made significant progress towards meeting the challenges associated with preserving and providing access to a rapidly expanding sea of scientific, cultural and research data. 

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-12-21 14:42

Ithaca, NY Earlier this month 20 Hydra Project Partners, current and prospective, (http://projecthydra.org) met in Palo Alto to share demonstrations, institutional updates and discuss ongoing development issues and priorities.

About Hydra

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-12-19 17:43

From the SWORD project: http://swordapp.org/

Bath, UK The SWORD v2 project has been asked by the JISC to look into the applicability of the SWORD protocol for depositing Research Data.  The SWORD protocol has always been agnostic about the type of resource it is depositing, however its initial development stemmed from a requirement for the deposit of scholarly communications outputs into repositories – these typically being small text-based items.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-12-05 12:15

Ithaca, NY Please join Fedora technical lead Chris Wilper for a free webinar overview of the Fedora CloudSync utility and how you can use it to easily backup and restore your Fedora content with DuraCloud.

• learn more about how to backup and preserve your Fedora content with DuraCloud
• Find out how the two systems integrate

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-12-05 11:19

Ithaca, NY Slides and video recordings from recent DuraSpace web seminars are now available.

About DuraCloud Technical Overview Web Seminar

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-12-02 12:21

London, UK JISC and the UK Research Councils have announced a plan to build a robust repository infrastructure for the future to track the UK's research outputs.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-11-28 11:11

Ithaca, NY Please join DSpace technical lead Tim Donohue for a free webinar overview of the DSpace Curation System and how you can seamlessly use the DSpace "Replication Task Suite" add-on to back up your content to DuraCloud through the DSpace user interface.


Date: Nov 30, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Hosted By: DuraSpace
Presented By: Tim Donohue (DSpace technical lead)

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-11-18 15:55