Registration Open: Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin

June 14, 2018By Kristi SearleUncategorized

DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts invite you to attend Fedora and Samvera Camp at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018. Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. The latest version of Fedora features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data … Read More

BOAI at Fifteen

December 21, 2017By AdministratorDSpace, Uncategorized

From Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, professional online database services, open science, e-Science, and intellectual property. I have posted a number of responses to my question asking people what they think the stakeholders of scholarly communication  community should be doing now to fully realise the vision outlined at the 2002 meeting that led to the Budapest Open … Read More

iPRES 2018 Preliminary Call for Contributions

December 18, 2017By AdministratorDSpace, Uncategorized

From Sibyl Schaefer, Chronopolis Program Manager and Digital Preservation Analyst, University of California, San Diego iPRES 2018 BOSTON—Where Art and Science Meet —The Art In the Science & The Science In the Art of Digital Preservation—will be co-hosted by MIT Libraries and Harvard Library on September 24-27, 2018. Help us celebrate the first 15 Years of iPRES, the premier international … Read More

ADD Your Comments to the Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values

December 11, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

The digital preservation landscape is one of a multitude of choices that vary widely in terms of purpose, scale, cost, and complexity. Over the past year a group of collaborating organizations united in the commitment to digital preservation have come together to explore how we can better communicate with each other and assist members of … Read More

Cottage Labs Joins DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Program

November 22, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized No Comments

DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Cottage Labs as its newest participant in our Registered Service Provider (RSP) Program, delivering services for Fedora and Samvera (formerly Hydra). Cottage Labs is the program’s first Samvera provider. Richard Jones, Founder and Senior Partner, says, “We based our product, Willow, on Samvera/Fedora because it’s cutting-edge open source technology. Joining … Read More

CALL–Open Repositories 2018: Sustaining Open

November 20, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO No Comments

From Open Repositories 2018 Program Co-Chairs Claire Knowles and Evviva Weinraub Open Repositories 2018 is now calling for proposals around the theme of Sustaining Open. http://www.or2018.net/call-for-papers/ Research and Cultural Heritage communities have embraced the idea of Open; open communities, open source software, open data, scholarly communications, and open access publications and collections. These projects and communities require … Read More

Hyku News

November 6, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized No Comments

“Hyku” is the result of a thirty-month project to develop a scalable, performant and multi-tenant digital content repository solution within the Samvera (previously known as Hydra) framework. This work was done by Stanford University, DuraSpace, and The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) through a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services … Read More

The 2.5% Commitment

September 26, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO No Comments

This blog post was contributed by David W. Lewis, Dean of the IUPUI University Library, dlewis@iupui.edu This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license  The Commitment: Every academic library should commit to contribute 2.5% of its total budget to support the common infrastructure needed to create the open scholarly commons. Academic Libraries and … Read More

Announcement: Fedora API Specification Initial Public Working Draft

June 30, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized No Comments

From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead, on behalf of the Specification Editors and the Fedora Leadership After much discussion and iteration, the initial public working draft of the Fedora API Specification is now available for broader public review. http://fedora.info/spec As described in the specification charter [1], this specification is designed to: Define the characteristics and expectations … Read More