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From the DuraSpace and euroCRIS Teams

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 2018-03-08 07:04

The April 15-18 ILIDE (Innovative Library in Digital Era) International Conference in Jasna, Slovakia is open for registration. This International conference attracts librarians from all over the world. The aim of the Innovative Library in Digital Era Conference is to present visionary and original ideas based on the extensive experience of the participating experts and institutions.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-02-27 10:56

From Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, professional online database services, open sciencee-Science, and intellectual property.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-21 10:17

From Andrea Bollini, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer,4Science

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2016-11-29 10:51

Winchester, MA  Today SPARC issued a statement calling for the elimination of embargo periods in making research articles openly available to avoid curtailing scientific progress and stifling innovation in delivering the benefits of research back to the public.

Read the statement here.

Signatories to the statement include:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2014-05-14 11:15


Winchester, MA
 Balancing digital collection development costs with strategies to ensure that digital assets remain openly accessible comes down to evaluating affordable solutions. Sustainability planning leads to weighing the advantages of high-cost proprietary online solutions that can result in long-term data lock-up against freely available open source technology solutions that give institutions control of their digital assets.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2013-10-21 14:36

Winchester, MA  COAR (Coalition of Open Access Repositories) Executive Director Alicia Lopez Medina recently conducted a video interview with DuraSpace CEO Michele Kimpton to learn more about DuraCloud, and plans for DSpace and Fedora development in the next year and over the next three years. She also asked Kimpton for her views on major driving forces in Open Access repository development and more.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2013-02-21 14:10