AVAILABLE: The 2018 DuraSpace Annual Report

April 5, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

The 2018 DuraSpace Annual Report is now available with an overview of accomplishments, finances, and global membership. Download the Annual Report here. With your support our organization took significant steps forward in 2018. DuraSpace and the communities it serves are alive with ideas and innovation. Our team strives to meet the needs of the ever-expanding … Read More

VIDEO and SLIDES from the NDSA Infrastructure Interest Group Presentation: Uncovering the True Cost of Cloud Storage

January 16, 2019By Heather KleinUncategorized

Heather Greer Klein, Services Coordinator for DuraSpace, presented to the NDSA Infrastructure Interest Group December 2018 meeting about determining the full cost of Amazon Web Services when planning for cloud storage. These costs include highly variable charges such as the monthly data transfer and export. While these charges are bundled into an annual invoice as … Read More

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

December 5, 2018By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

Message to DPN members from the DPN nodes Yesterday the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) announced plans to cease operations. The individual nodes that collectively provided preservation services to DPN seek to reassure the DPN membership as well as the larger academic and digital preservation communities that we remain confident about the future of digital preservation. … Read More

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

December 4, 2018By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

DuraSpace and the University of Toronto Libraries in collaboration with Scholars Portal and COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries) are pleased to announce a new joint project “DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage” funded by CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation. The purpose of … Read More

All Skills Needed: Collaborate on DuraCloud during the Mozilla Global Sprint on May 10-11

April 30, 2018By AdministratorUncategorized

Whatever your skill level or expertise, the Mozilla Global Sprint needs you! Register to participate and you’ll have the opportunity to work on our project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License on May 10-11. Our goals for the two-day virtual event are to work with a diverse group of collaborators from a variety of backgrounds and skill sets in whatever capacity … Read More

Registration Open: “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?”

April 27, 2018By AdministratorUncategorized

DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?” on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 1:00p.m. ET.  Presented by Heather Greer Klein, DuraSpace Services Coordinator. Many institutions and organizations are looking to secure their data in the cloud, but have concerns about preservation best practices and local technical … Read More

Hyku News: Service Providers Collaborate to Pursue Hyku Development Goals

April 25, 2018By AdministratorUncategorized

Service providers interested in offering hosted Hyku repository services have begun meeting regularly to collaborate on development goals. Service providers working on the initiative include CoSector, Data Curation Experts, DuraSpace, Notch8, Stanford University Libraries, Texas Digital Library, and Ubiquity Press. Service provider representatives discussed how to work together to advance development goals without duplicating effort. Addressing current issues related to bulk import and updating … Read More

DuraCloud Selected as a Featured Open Source Project for Mozilla Global Sprint

April 18, 2018By AdministratorUncategorized

DuraSpace is excited to announce that its project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License has been selected as a featured projectfor the Mozilla Foundation Global Sprint to be held May 10th-11th, 2018. The Global Sprint is a collaborative event meant to “hack and build projects for a healthy internet.” The Sprint will allow people from many backgrounds — … Read More

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot

March 16, 2018By AdministratorUncategorized, VIVO

Attention: faculty information, grants, and repository managers! You’re invited to participate in a project aimed at collecting, augmenting, and making discoverable patterns of faculty collaboration and research outputs through a pilot led by Research Graph and VIVO, and managed by Duraspace as a not-for-profit venture. The proposed project will: Create a Neo4j graph database from sample data representing faculty, publications, … Read More