Fedora: Meet the Team

May 14, 2021By Fedora, Uncategorized

Today we are sitting down with the staff team at Fedora who work alongside our wonderful community members every day to make things happen for the program. Fedora is an open-source, community-supported program funded entirely by membership contributions. Because of this funding, the program is able to support a small staff to work on developing, … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

April 22, 2020By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing. Beta 2 is the second scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we highly advise against … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 1

March 4, 2020By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing.  Beta1 is the first of several scheduled Beta releases provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we do not … Read More

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

News from 4Science–November 2019: Report From German institutions

November 26, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

From Susanna Mornati, 4Science On November 18 in Münster (Germany, EU) the First International DSpace-CRIS User Group Meeting was held as a satellite event of the euroCRIS Membership Meeting, thanks to the hospitality of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU). 4Science, together with The Library Code and other organizations in the DSpace-CRIS community, such as the Hamburg University of … 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

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

Invitation from the Mexican DSpace Users Group: “Installation, Configuration and Customization DSpace 6.3

November 6, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

The Mexican DSpace Users Group is pleased to offer the community the opportunity to register for a virtual course on “Installation, Configuration and Customization DSpace 6.3” with Sheyla Salazar Waldo y Julian Timal Tlachi from the Mexican DSpace Users Group. The objective of this course is to explain how DSpace software (version 6.3) is installed … Read More