From Art Pasquinelli, Solutions Specialist, Digital Libraries, Repositories, and Preservation, Oracle
Redwood City, CA Presentations from the recent PASIG held at the British Library April 4-5 are posted at: http://www.oracle.com/us/dm/h2fy11/71193-presentations-362639.html. They may also be accessed via the www.sun-pasig.ning.com website.
From Tom Cramer, OR11 Program Chair
@mire and the DSpace Community Advisory Team with the support of DuraSpace, invite all DSpace enthusiasts to this DSpace user group meeting on Tuesday, June 21st from 9:00am to 5:00pm in Geneva. Taking place right before the OAI7 conference, the meeting will feature sessions on the upcoming DSpace 1.8 release, both addressed to repository managers and developers.
From Giuseppina Vullo, Preservation Research Fellow, DL.org
London, UK A few places are still available for the Workshop on “Digital Libraries and Open Access. Interoperability strategies”, organised by the European project DL.org (Digital Library Interoperability, Best Practices and Modeling Foundations). The Workshop takes place at the British Academy in London (UK), February 4, 2011.
Ithaca, NY This month DuraSpace Digest features the release of DSpace 1.7; updates from DuraCloud pilot parters at MIT, Rhodes College and the University of Michigan; highlights from the IDCC conference and the CNI fall meeting, and; "A Wind Music Library."
· DSpace 1.7.0 is Available Now!
· Thank You to Our 2010 DuraSpace Community of Supporters
From Theodor Wyeld, Screen & Media, Flinders University
Adelaide, South Australia A symposium on the 15th International Conference on Information Visualisation, will be held in London July 12, 13 - 15 2011.
http://www.graphicslink.co.uk/IV2011/ (Click on Symposia hypertext)
01 March 2011: Submission of papers
15 April 2011: Notification of Peer Review Result
05 May 2011: Submission of camera-ready
15 May 2011: Early registration closes
From Katherine Skinner, Executive Director, Educopia Institute
From Ina Smith, E-Research Repository Manager, Library and Information Service, University of Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch, South Africa The 14th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD2011) will be held from September 13-17, 2011 in Cape Town, South Africa: