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

DSpace 5 & 6 Extension Will Soon Enable Support for New OpenAIRE Literature Guidelines

December 3, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

From Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) Several Canadian research libraries are providing funding to ensure that the vast majority of DSpace repositories around the world can be discovered through OpenAIRE, an international database of open scholarly content. Quality and comprehensive metadata are a critical requirement for building discovery and other … Read More

Together We Build DSpace 7

September 16, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

Meet Raf and Lotte, two Atmire DSpace 7 contributors. Looking back over the past 3 years, it has become hard to identify an Atmire team member who has not yet, directly or indirectly, contributed to DSpace 7. From watercooler and lunch talks, to the diagrams on our whiteboards and the lines of code on the … Read More

PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION—2019 DSpace North American Users Group Meeting

August 7, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

Registration and the preliminary schedule for the 2019 DSpace North American Users Group meeting, September 23 & 24, at the Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis is now available at https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/2019+DSpace+North+American+User+Group+Meeting. This meeting will provide opportunities to discuss ideas, strategies, best practices, use cases, and the future development of DSpace 7 … Read More

VIVO Updates, June 9, 2019 — Upcoming sprint, Open Repositories, LYRASIS, Leadership Group Elections coming up

June 9, 2019By Uncategorized

Sprint coming up June 17-26  Interested in development?  Ready to sprint?  The VIVO developers will be holding a sprint June 17-26 to work on externalizing the search indexes of VIVO in support of VIVO Scholar and other applications.  Developer calls are held every Tuesday at 11 AM US Eastern Time.  See Development Interest Group for call agendas … Read More

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

DuraSpace-euroCRIS Joint Pre-conference Workshop at OR2019

March 20, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

DuraSpace and euroCRIS will co-host a one-day workshop to focus on interoperability and integrations between repositories and CRIS platforms during the Open Repository 2019 Conference in Hamburg, Germany – on Monday, June 10th, 2019. In February 2017 DuraSpace and euroCRIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the intent of working with the respective communities in … 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