Open Repositories 2020: Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

December 9, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

The Open Repositories Steering Committee is now accepting applications for fellowships to attend OR2020 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The fellowship programme allows a limited number of qualified librarians, repository managers, developers, or researchers in digital libraries or related fields to participate in the conference. The fellowship covers travel, accommodation, meals and incidentals, as well as full conference … Read More

Welcome New LYRASIS Clients

November 25, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

LYRASIS Digital Technology Services is pleased to welcome the following new clients to LYRASIS hosted ArchivesSpace, CollectionSpace, DSpaceDirect, DuraCloud, Islandora, and Library Simplified services! Canadian University Dubai City of Somerville, MA Connecticut State Library Denver Botanic Gardens Montana State Library Queen’s University Belfast University of Nebraska Omaha Valdosta State University

Register for Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona, February 24-26, 2020

October 29, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

LYRASIS and the Islandora Foundation invite you to attend the first Islandora and Fedora Camp at Arizona State University, February 24-26, 2020: https://www.lyrasis.org/Content/Pages/Event-Details.aspx?Eid=5F12A402-E7F4-E911-80FE-00155D73CF3B. Islandora is an open-source software framework designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage, and discover digital assets using a best-practices framework.  Islandora was originally developed by the University … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.1.0 Release

July 30, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

From Jared Whiklo, Release Manager, on behalf of the Fedora Team The 5.1.0 release of Fedora is now available. This release is backwards compatible with the 5.x releases. Please see the Release Notes[1] for more information on the contents of this release. You can download the release from the Downloads[2] page. [1] https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+5.1.0+Release+Notes [2] https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Downloads

Invitation: Please Come to a DuraSpace Reception In Hamburg, Germany

June 5, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

Are you traveling to Hamburg, Germany for the Open Repositories Conference (OR2019)? Please join your DuraSpace colleagues Tim Donohue, Michele Mennielli, Andrew Woods and David Wilcox for a reception celebrating open community, collaboration and innovation on Monday June 10 from 7-9 PM. Conference participants are welcome for light appetizers and drinks at The Pony Bar … Read More

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

May 20, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

The Fedora community has long been at the forefront of developing an open source repository framework that supports digital preservation efforts. Fedora 6 aims to integrate a standardized structure for persisting and delivering the essential characteristics of digital objects in Fedora with the emerging Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification.  The OCFL defines a shared … Read More

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

Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting the Annual Open Repositories Conference in 2021

February 26, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2021 Open Repositories Annual Conference series. Proposals from the Americas will be given first consideration. The Open Repositories Steering Committee is accepting Expressions of Interest (EoI) to host the OR2021 conference until April 30th, 2019. Shortlisted sites will be … Read More

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2

November 26, 2018By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

From Daniel Bernstein, DuraSpace Technical Lead and Developer, on behalf of the Fedora Development Team Based on testing feedback [1] from the most recent 5.0.0 release candidate, the following tickets have been addressed and incorporated into a new release candidate: # fcrepo4 https://jira.duraspace.org/browse/FCREPO-2934 : UI: “View Versions” link gives 404 if no version is created … Read More