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DuraSpace is excited to announce that its project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License has been selected as a featured project for the Mozilla Foundation Global Sprint to be held May 10th-11th, 2018.

Submitted by hklein on 2018-04-18 08:44

If you will be traveling to Bozeman, Montana for OR2018 June 4-7 please join David Wilcox and Daniel Bernstein at Montana State University for a full-day workshop on June 4 that will provide an overview of Fedora–the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content. The latest version of Fedora provides native linked data capabilities and a modular architecture based on well-documented APIs and ease of integration with existing applications.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-04-13 15:11

If you will be traveling to Montreal, Quebec for IASSIST & CARTO Conference May 29 to June 1 please join David Wilcox for a half-day workshop on May 29 “Supporting data storytellers with Fedora“. The Workshop will provide an overview of Fedora–the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content.

In this workshop both new and existing Fedora users will learn about current Fedora features and functionality first-hand.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-04-12 15:12

There are a few spots left for the DuraSpace community webinar, register today!

“Making DSpace Your Own” on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST.
Presented by Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library, Applications Programmer Analyst, Department of Library Information Technology

While there are many exciting changes under development with the future DSpace 7 User Interface, this presentation will describe how to get started TODAY using DSpace 6, the current version in production.

Submitted by kristi on 2018-04-11 08:47

DuraSpace and euroCRIS will co-host a one-day event to focus on interoperability between DSpace repository and CRIS systems in advance of the CRIS 2018 Conference in Umeå, Sweden - on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-04-02 09:48

The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) organized an ARK Identifier Summit followed by an ARK Experts Day in Paris last week. The California Digital Library’s John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect and creator of ARKs, was invited to give the opening keynote (“The Covenant of the ARK”) at the Summit and lead the Experts Day.

Submitted by etripp on 2018-03-29 19:14

Since its release at the fall 2017 Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) meeting, many people have engaged with the Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values. More than one hundred comments have been added to the Declaration. The comment period remains open until the end of March 2018. If you haven’t already, please add your voice. Representatives from our group (see below) will review comments and make revisions to the statement in April 2018.

Submitted by etripp on 2018-03-26 10:58

Add your voice to the new ARKs in the Open Roadmap and Resources and Value Statement. These new project artifacts describe the product and community resources required to fulfill a sustainable future for ARKS and our value proposition.

The roadmap is designed to welcome people to the ARKs in the Open project, tell them how to get involved in the project, and present a list of short-term, long-term, and aspirational priorities.

Submitted by etripp on 2018-03-15 09:54