Fedora 6 Sprint

November 25, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

From David Wilcox, Fedora Program Leader, DuraSpace Community Supported Programs, LYRASIS The second Fedora 6 sprint ran from November 4-15, 2019 with 11 participants from across the Fedora community: Danny Bernstein, LYRASIS Andrew Woods, LYRASIS Ben Pennell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Peter Eichman, University of Maryland Jared Whiklo, University of Manitoba Bethany … Read More

Fedora 6 Code Sprint 1 Summary

October 2, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

The first code sprint to develop Fedora 6 ran from September 16-27 with thirteen participants: Danny Bernstein, LYRASIS Andrew Woods, LYRASIS Ben Pennell, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Jared Whiklo, University of Manitoba Mohamed Mohideen Abdul Rasheed, University of Maryland Peter Eichman, University of Maryland Aaron Birkland, Johns Hopkins University Youn Noh, Yale University … Read More

VIVO 2019 Conference Held in Montenegro

September 18, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized, VIVO

From Violeta Ilik on behalf of the VIVO 2019 (Conference) Task Force The Tenth Annual VIVO Conference was held from Wednesday September 4 to Friday September 6 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The VIVO 2019 Conference Task Force would like to thank sponsors, speakers, presenters, attendees, the Grand Travel Agency staff members, and the amazing staff at … 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

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

February 7, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

An institutional repository’s effectiveness in showcasing heterogenous content depends largely on an appropriate selection of metadata schemata. Specialized structures and fields are required to faithfully depict the context and type of audiovisual media and special collections. The metadata associated with digital assets are fundamental to the repository’s function, and they allow users to search, sort, … 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

Core Attributes of Fedora Repository Enable Complex Modeling of Data and Objects For Re-use in a Wide Variety of Instances

July 10, 2018By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

The name Fedora is an acronym for the Flexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture. The Fedora Repository is very flexible; it is capable of serving as a digital content repository for a wide variety of use cases. Among these are digital asset management, institutional repositories, data repositories, digital archives, content management systems, scholarly publishing enterprises, … Read More

VIVO 1.10 is Now Available for Download

July 10, 2018By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized, VIVO

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director, on behalf of the VIVO Committers VIVO 1.10 is now available! VIVO 1.10 contains new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes. Some highlights: • Support for RDF 1.1 • A new Triple Pattern Fragments API • Support for the Data Distribution API • Support for Direct2Experts • Support for … Read More