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

Become a DuraSpace Member: Building Bridges to Worldwide Open Scholarship With Open Source Technologies and Open Standards

April 10, 2018By AdministratorDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

Today we officially launch the 2018 DuraSpace Membership Campaign. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of the DuraSpace projects – DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and CASRAI. While DuraSpace, a non-profit, proudly provides both the software and standards for free for anyone to use, we rely on the financial support and collaboration of our members to continue to … Read More

PARTICIPATE: Beyond the Repository Survey On Distributed Preservation

April 19, 2017By Kristi SearleDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

From the “Beyond the Repository” Team: Laura Alagna, Carolyn Caizzi, Brendan Quinn, Sibyl Schaefer, Evviva Weinraub Northwestern University Libraries and the University of California San Diego Library are investigating the integration of local digital repository services with distributed preservation networks, such as The Digital Preservation Network (DPN), Chronopolis, and the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust). This research … Read More

Balancing Community, Commitment, and Innovation–The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign

April 4, 2017By Kristi SearleDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO No Comments

Austin, TX  The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign gets underway this week. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source software projects. DuraSpace proudly provides these applications for free for anyone to use. Our projects rely on membership fees to balance paying for staff who provide technical leadership, direct strategic planning, organize community outreach, and … Read More

PARTICIPATE: National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Digital Preservation Staffing Survey

March 9, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

From The NDSA Staffing Survey Working Group Washington, DC  Does your organization manage and preserve digital content? If so, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is interested in hearing from you! NDSA is conducting a survey of institutions with digital preservation responsibilities to gain insight into how organizations worldwide are addressing digital preservation staffing, scoping … Read More

COAR Seeks Comments on Vision for Next Generation Repositories

February 8, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

From Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) Göttingen, Germany  COAR is pleased to announce the publication of the initial outcomes of the COAR Next Generation Repositories Working Group for public comment.  In April 2016, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) launched a working group to help identify new functionalities and … Read More

Introduction to Fedora Workshop at DLF 2016 Forum

October 24, 2016By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized No Comments

Austin, TX  This year the DLF (Digital Library Federation) Forum Nov 6-10, is combined with two additional events–the Liberal Arts Colleges Pre-Conference and Digital Preservation 2016. The event will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at at the historic Pfister Hotel. More information is available here: On Tuesday, November 8 David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager … Read More

CALL for Open Repositories Conference 2017 Proposals

September 21, 2016By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO No Comments

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program, with submissions due by 20 November 2016. In 2017 the Open … Read More