LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

March 13, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

Atlanta, GA – March 13, 2019 – LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce that by July 1, 2019, they will officially merge to create one dynamic organization empowered to help drive scalable change, new technologies and vital services. This merger will create a new model for collaboration, innovation and development in the landscape of academic, … Read More

Recording Available: ArchivesDirect Overview Webinar

September 21, 2018By Kristi SearleUncategorized

On Wednesday, September 19, 2018 DuraSpace hosted a community webinar, “ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica.”  Sarah Romkey, Archivematica Program Manager from Artefactual Systems and Heather Greer Klein, Services Coordinator from DuraSpace presented an overview of ArchivesDirect, a hosted instance of Archivematica that includes DuraCloud preservation storage and is provided by DuraSpace in partnership with Artefactual Systems.  The webinar highlighted what hosted Archivematica can do … Read More

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

May 25, 2018By Kristi SearleUncategorized

On May 24th DuraSpace Services Coordinator , presented a DuraSpace community webinar, “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?”  Heather shared an overview of the services that DuraSpace offers including DuraCloud, an open source preservation storage system and hosted service designed to make it easy to preserve data in … Read More

DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event

April 26, 2018By AdministratorDSpace, Uncategorized

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

Cloud Academy Collaboration to Create Technology Jobs for Disadvantaged Youth

April 26, 2018By AdministratorDSpace, Uncategorized

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

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

Register Today: “Making DSpace Your Own” webinar

April 11, 2018By AdministratorDSpace, Uncategorized

There are a few spots left for the DuraSpace community webinar, register today! “Making DSpace Your Own” on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST. Presented by Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library, Applications Programmer Analyst, Department of Library Information Technology While there are many exciting changes under development with the future DSpace 7 User Interface, this … Read More

New Lower Prices for DuraCloud Subscriptions with 20+ TB of Storage

February 8, 2018By AdministratorUncategorized

DuraSpace is pleased to announce new pricing for DuraCloud subscriptions of 20 or more terabytes. The new pricing structure passes on storage savings and offers greater flexibility and more predictable pricing for the long-term preservation storage of growing digital collections. DuraCloud will continue to offer the same cost-effective pricing for subscription plans under 20 TB, including Preservation subscriptions starting … Read More

DuraSpace Launches New Web Site

June 22, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

DuraSpace has a lot to celebrate in 2017. Our community-supported open source technologies continue to contribute to advancing the access and preservation goals of our member organizations and beyond. The DuraSpace hosted services team is onboarding new customers, while at the same time contributing to efforts to offer new technologies that provide full, hosted access … Read More