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Mountain View, CA Register today to join Sun Microsystems Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) and host Northeastern University for an information-packed day focused on open computing solutions and best practices in the digital preservation and archiving space.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-20 11:57

This is the text of a press release from the University of California. Contact Patricia Cruise for more information.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-18 17:13

Denver, CO Join us at the All-Alliance Conference on Friday, January 29th for an exciting day of Cloud-, Data Durability-, and Repository-focused keynotes offered by Richard Katz, Vice President of EDUCAUSE and founding director of the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR); and Thorny Staples, Director of Community Strategy and Alliances and Director of the Fedora Project of DuraSpace.  Panel discussions, repository application overviews, and demonstration showcases are also on the agenda to mark the launch of multiple Alliance-supported digital repository portals at our memb

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-17 16:48

New York, NY  The proposal deadline for Jasig’s March 2010 conference has been extended until Wednesday, November 25th.  If you are doing innovative work in technology for higher education, the organizers welcome you to submit a presentation!
We want to hear about new projects, large and small, and new technologies that will have an impact on higher education in the years to come.
Join us in San Diego this March:
Ten Years of Open Source Innovation
March 8 - 10, 2009

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-17 11:46

Earlier this month EDUCAUSE 2009 was held in the midst of concern over shrinking budgets and increasing IT needs at institutions of higher education. Several sessions and many conversations centered around how to take advantage of economies represented by new technologies such as cloud computing and distributed communication tools.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-16 16:25

By Thorny Staples, Director of Community Strategy and Alliances and Director of the Fedora Project, DuraSpace

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-13 11:21

Ithaca, NY, Boston, MA Registration for the final four DuraSpace/Sun/SPARC 2009 “All About Repositories” web seminars is open. Topics include DuraSpace solution communities, open storage SAM architectures, DuraCloud Pilot Project information and how to make open scholarship happen with Creative Commons liscensing (Jan. 2010). You may register for any or all of these free web seminars at http://www.education-webevents.com/ where you may also download past “All About Repositories” web seminars.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-11 15:43

Ithaca, NY  DuraSpace open technologies, projects and partners are discussed and analyzed in press releases, reports, media, and numerous blogs. The following references are links to what others have been saying about DuraSpace–DSpace, Fedora Commons and our community–in 2009.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-11 13:34

Excerpted from: “Sun Microsystems Showcases Open Source Technologies at Educause 2009″ Denver, CO Columbia University Libraries has selected Sun’s Storage Archive Manager (SAM) solution to expand its digital library (academiccommons.columbia.edu).

Submitted by Anonymous on 2009-11-09 15:26