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Austin, TX  DuraSpace is a proud sponsor of the upcoming SPARC MORE Meeting, March 7-8, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. The gathering of librarians, educators, and researchers will focus on the 2014 “Convergence” meeting theme and will explore the increasingly central role libraries play in the growing shift toward Open Access, Open Education and Open Data.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2016-03-02 12:53

Ann Arbor, MI  The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) is pleased to announce that Figshare, a platform that supports the management of research content, is the first research data repository to join the DPN Federation. Research data made public on Figshare will be deposited into DPN, a dark archive that preserves scholarship for future generations. Figshare users can guarantee that long-term access to their scholarly resources will be protected in the event of any type of change in administrative or physical institutional environments. 

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2016-01-20 08:56

From Lance Stuchell, Digital Preservation Librarian, University Library, University of Michiganon behalf of the PDA 2016 Program Committee

Ann Arbor, Michigan  We are pleased to announce that the annual Personal Digital Archiving 2016 conference will be hosted at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on May 12-14, 2016.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-10-28 09:34

From Bethany Nowviskie, Director of the Digital Library Federation at CLIR & Research Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Virginia
 
The Digital Library Federation is very pleased to open pre-registration for the 2016 cohort of our eResearch Network:
 
 

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-10-14 13:30

On June 30 and July 1, the Digital POWRR team will be conducting two FREE, day-long workshop at Portland State University entitled From Theory to Action: A Pragmatic Approach to Digital Preservation Tools and Strategies. This full-day workshop is made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-06-03 14:24

“Telling VIVO Stories” is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing VIVO implementation details for the VIVO community and beyond. The following interview includes personal observations that may not represent the opinions and views of Brown University or the VIVO Project.

Julia Trimmer from Duke talked with the VIVO team at Brown University to learn about their VIVO story.

“What are your roles with VIVO at Brown?”

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-05-04 10:00

Dublin, Ireland  The Open Repositories Steering Committee and Trinity College Dublin (The University of Dublin) are pleased to announce that the Eleventh International Conference on Open Repositories will be held at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, the week of June 13th 2016.

Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin, whose formal name is College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, is recognized internationally as Ireland’s premier university.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-04-27 10:01