Austin, TX The DuraSpace organization today announced Carissa Smith’s departure from her position as Cloud Services Product Manager effective July 29, 2016. She has accepted a position as a systems analyst with a non-profit healthcare organization in upstate New York.
Austin, TX DuraSpace is pleased to announce the launch of a new DuraCloud web site: http://duracloud.org The site makes it easy to request a customized DuraCloud quote or to create a free trial account. Simple navigation points users to more information about the service, and four different subscription plans. Please let us know what you think!
Breakout of content stored in DuraCloud based on storage provider
From Dermot Frost, Chair, OR2016 Host Committee; David Minor, Matthias Razum, and Sarah Shreeves, Co-Chairs, OR2016 Program Committee
Austin, TX The LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards announced an "Intent to Merge" the two organizations in January. Join us for the second session of the CEO Town Hall Meeting series with Robert Miller, CEO of LYRASIS and Debra Hanken Kurtz, CEO of DuraSpace. Robert and Debra will review how the organizations came together to investigate a merger that would build a more robust, inclusive, and truly global community with multiple benefits for members and users. They will also unveil a draft mission statement for the merged organization.
DeKalb, IL On April 22, 2016, the Digital POWRR team will be conducting a FREE, day-long workshop at the Arkansas Studies Institute in Little Rock, AR 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: Exploring the Human Endeavor.
From The Signal: Digital Preservation Blog from Library of Congress
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.