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Ithaca, NY EDUCAUSE ( members interest in strategies and issues around cloud computing was reflected in many questions following the EDUCAUSE Live! web seminar presented by DuraSpace CEO Michele Kimpton and Chief Strategy Officer Jonathan Markow on Feb 29, 2012.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2012-03-02 11:24

Ithaca, NY Please join Michele Kimpton, Chief Executive Officer of DuraSpace and Jonathan Markow, Chief Strategy Officer of DuraSpace for an EDUCAUSE Live! presentation about how the DuraCloud open source solution can help higher education manage and persist content in the cloud working with multiple cloud providers, both commercial and noncommercial.

WEB SEMINAR-DuraCloud: A Community Cloud for Higher Education
WHEN-February 29, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET
PRESENTERS-Michele Kimpton, Jonathan Markow

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2012-02-28 16:49

Ithaca, NY DSpace ( is an out-of-the-box open source repository software package for creating repositories focused on delivering digital content to end users, and providing a full set of tools for managing and preserving content within the application.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2012-02-27 16:52

Ithaca, NY The DuraCloud team will launch a new series of web events to familiarize customers and the general public with DuraCloud features on February 29, 2012 at 12:30pm ET. Tune in to the "DuraCloud Brown Bag Series" for short, 30-minute demonstrations and/or discussions of new features, common use cases, and frequently asked questions. An additional 15 minutes at the end of each will be reserved for questions.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2012-02-15 12:21

Ithaca, NY The February 2012 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter highlights the "Top 10 Digital Preservation Developments of 2011." DuraCloud is among the top picks:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2012-02-14 15:29

From Kevin Ashley, Director Digital Curation Centre and OR12 Conference Program Chair, on behalf of the programme committee and the local organizing committee of OR12

Edinburgh, Scotland The theme of this year’s Open Repositories Conference  is “Open Services for Open Content: Local In/Global Out.” It will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland between July 9-13, 2012. You are invited to consider what you can contribute to the conference program.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2012-01-10 13:54

From the SWORD project:

Bath, UK The SWORD v2 project has been asked by the JISC to look into the applicability of the SWORD protocol for depositing Research Data.  The SWORD protocol has always been agnostic about the type of resource it is depositing, however its initial development stemmed from a requirement for the deposit of scholarly communications outputs into repositories – these typically being small text-based items.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-12-05 12:15

Ithaca, NY Please join Fedora technical lead Chris Wilper for a free webinar overview of the Fedora CloudSync utility and how you can use it to easily backup and restore your Fedora content with DuraCloud.

• learn more about how to backup and preserve your Fedora content with DuraCloud
• Find out how the two systems integrate

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-12-05 11:19

Ithaca, NY Slides and video recordings from recent DuraSpace web seminars are now available.

About DuraCloud Technical Overview Web Seminar

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2011-12-02 12:21