From Mark Leggott, University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PEI Canada The Islandora team is pleased to report that plans for the upcoming Islandora Camp Europe are coming along nicely. With the new Islandora 6 and 7 releases due in the coming weeks we are sure to have a lot to talk about when we gather in March. The current agenda is available:
The Repository Fringe (RF11) was held August 3-5, 2011 in conjunction with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Presentations, videos, blog posts and news items from Repository Fringe 2011 are now available online: http://rfringe11.blogs.edina.ac.uk/2011/10/14/454/.
From Jennifer McLennan, SPARC
Washington, DC SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) has announced it will host its first North American meeting on Open Access in 2012. The first of its kind, the event will expand on the successful biennial SPARC Digital Repositories meeting.
Save the date: Kansas City, March 11-13, 2012
From Dorothea Salo, Scholarly Research Services Librarian, University of Wisconsin
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois The BibApp development team is happy and proud to announce the 1.0 release of BibApp!
From Steve Bayliss, Fedora 3.4 Release Manager
Ithaca, NY Fedora 3.4-RC1 is now available for download from the main Fedora Repository page at http://wiki.duraspace.org/x/AgAU. Release 3.3 of Fedora will continue to be available from this page until the final version of Fedora 3.4 is released, which we are aiming to do in August.
Although a minor release, this version includes a number of exciting new features and bug fixes that make Fedora an ever more compelling repository platform.
From Robin Taylor, Main Library, University of Edinburgh
Enjoying two successful years, the Repository Fringe Festival is back for the third time… and this year we have moved the event to the end of the Edinburgh Festival, and to the National eScience Centre. Registration is now open here: