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DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Cottage Labs as its newest participant in our Registered Service Provider (RSP) Program, delivering services for Fedora and Samvera (formerly Hydra).

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-22 08:58

From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead, on behalf of the Fedora committers and leadership

The Fedora Project committers and leadership have asked Ben Pennell,UNC University Libraries,  to become a committer and we are pleased to announce that Ben has accepted.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-21 11:21

From Open Repositories 2018 Program Co-Chairs Claire Knowles and Evviva Weinraub

Open Repositories 2018 is now calling for proposals around the theme of Sustaining Open.

http://www.or2018.net/call-for-papers/

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-20 10:31

“Hyku” is the result of a thirty-month project to develop a scalable, performant and multi-tenant digital content repository solution within the Samvera (previously known as Hydra) framework. This work was done by Stanford University, DuraSpace, and The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) through a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-06 10:59

As described in the the Fedora API specification (specification charter), the specification is designed to:

  • Define the characteristics and expectations of how clients interact with Fedora implementations

  • Define such interactions such that an implementation's conformance is testable

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-10-26 09:52

From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code and Michele Mennielli, DuraSpace On September 21, 2017 The Library Code GmbH, the Universitätsbibliothek Stuttgart and the Fraunhofer Informationszentrum Raum und Bau IRB organized in Stuttgart the 4th edition of 4th edition of the DSpace Anwendertreffen (German-speaking DSpace User Group meeting).

Submitted by kristi on 2017-10-18 08:39

From David Wilcox, DuraSpace  From the United Kingdom to Quebec to Japan, Fedora was well-traveled in September. 

Fedora and Samvera Camp

Submitted by kristi on 2017-10-18 08:36

From Erin Tripp <etripp@duraspace.org >, Business Development Manager

The DuraSpace community is sharing their migration and upgrade stories.  Now let's hear from you!

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-10-03 11:26

DuraSpace is an international community dedicated to providing a welcoming, inclusive and positive experience for all members of our community. This includes formal gatherings, social settings, and online activities including mailing lists, wikis, web sites, IRC channels, Slack, and/or private correspondence. Accordingly, all community members are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout events and online as well as in-person interactions associated with Duraspace.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-09-28 11:50

Contributed by Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager for DuraSpace

This was my second time attending PASIG and it was a wonderful experience. It featured stories of successes and failures, detailed explanations of existing guidelines, and expressions of support that we can gain the skills and knowledge to meet our digital preservation goals. If you couldn’t be there, we have you covered:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-09-27 12:51