News & Events

Recording and Slides Available from the Hot Topics Series: The 2.5% Commitment: Investing in Open

May 21, 2018

Members of Duraspace are among leaders of institutions from all over the world who share a belief that our digital scientific and cultural heritage should be preserved and made accessible for future generations. Members of DuraSpace have been invited to become part of a conversation that aims to begin an investigation into what it will… Read more »

Neki IT in Latin-American Free Software Installation Festival (FLISoL) 2018

May 14, 2018

Neki IT participated in the Latin-American Free Software Installation Festival (FLISoL in Portuguese) this April. Neki IT represented DSpace at the event, providing its perspective and experience of working with the open source repository platform since 2005. The FLISoL festival takes place in several cities in Latin America and it aims to promote the use… Read more »

SCHEDULE Available: One-day DuraSpace and euroCRIS DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event

May 9, 2018

The schedule for the DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event focused on interoperability between DSpace repository and CRIS systems on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (in advance of the CRIS 2018 Conference in Umeå, Sweden) is now available: The CRIS 2018 Conference offers both DuraSpace and euroCRIS the right opportunity to bring the two communities together. This first… Read more »

4Science: New Features for DSpace CRIS/GLAM and DSpace 7

April 27, 2018

From Claudio Cortese, 4Science During the first months of the year, 4Science continued to develop new functions for DSpace-CRIS andDSpace-GLAM, as well as a submission module of the new Angular interface for DSpace 7. Through the integration with GROBID Library, DSpace-CRIS now leverages machine learning technologies for extracting information directly from PDF publications. Metadata such as title, authors, abstract, keywords, identifiers,… Read more »

DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event

April 26, 2018

We’d like to invite you to the first DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event with our Strategic Partner euroCRIS. The DSpace and CRIS Systems one-day Workshop will focus on interoperability between DSpace repositories and CRIS systems prior to the CRIS 2018 Conference in Umeå, Sweden, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. During the DSpace and CRIS systems workshop, DSpace users will have a great opportunity… Read more »

Recording Available: “Making DSpace Your Own”

April 26, 2018

On April 24th Terry Brady, Applications Programmer Analyst  at Georgetown University Library presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar, “Making DSpace Your Own.”  During this one-hour webinar Terry presented a tutorial that guided attendees towards implementing some common customizations to their local DSpace instance. The webinar recording and presentation slides are available at This series was brought to… Read more »

Cloud Academy Collaboration to Create Technology Jobs for Disadvantaged Youth

April 26, 2018

DuraSpace is collaborating with Digital Divide Data (DDD), a non-profit social enterprise creating sustainable digital and  technology jobs for disadvantaged, underprivileged, and underserved youth communities worldwide. DDD provides technical training for youth by partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Together they formed a Cloud Academy in Nairobi, Kenya in January 2017 with a goal to teach AWS… Read more »

CALL for Participation: The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018

April 19, 2018

From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code GmbH The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018 will take place at the university library of Technische Universität Berlin, on Thursday, 13th September 2018. It is organized by the university library of Technische Universität Berlin and The Library Code GmbH. This meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. After the success of the… Read more »

Call for participation: DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018

April 19, 2018

From  Pascal-Nicolas Becker,  The Library Code GmbH The DSpace User Meeting 2018 will take place at the University of Berlin, on Thursday, 13th September 2018. It is organized by the University of Berlin and The Library Code GmbH, a DSpace Registered Service Provider.  This meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. After the success of the program last year, we kindly ask… Read more »

Announcing the first DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint May 7 – 18

April 16, 2018

From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead I’m proud to announce our first DSpace (Virtual) Development Sprint on the DSpace 7 codebase from May 7 to 18. We are in search of developers interested in joining us for a two week sprint (you need not be available for the entire two weeks).  Sprint developers/participants will help us make enhancements… Read more »