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

Announcing the Release of NewspaperWorks  v1.0.0

October 22, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

The NewspaperWorks team–Eben English (BPL), Harish Maringanti (Utah), Brian McBride (Utah), Jacob Reed (Utah) and Sean Upton (Utah)–announces the release of NewspaperWorks  v1.0.0! NewspaperWorks is a gem for Hyrax applications that provides work types, metadata fields, batch ingest workflows, and front-end functionality for digitized newspaper content. The gem can be used to integrate newspaper content … 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

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

Happy Holidays From DuraSpace

December 17, 2018By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

As 2018 draws to a close all of us here at DuraSpace wish our friends and colleagues near and far the happiest of holiday seasons, and extend warm wishes for a prosperous and healthy new year. We are grateful for your continued interest in and support of our shared goal of preserving and providing access … 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 : UI: “View Versions” link gives 404 if no version is created … Read More

Fedora 5.0.0 Release Candidate Available for Testing

November 3, 2018By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

From Danny Bernstein, Technical Lead, DuraSpace The Fedora 5.0.0 release candidate is available for testing. Pending any issues discovered in the testing of the release candidate, the 5.0.0 release is planned for Dec 3, 2018. The primary features/updates found in this release include: • Alignment with the Fedora API Specification 1.0 which includes the implementation … Read More

Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin: Final Days to Register

October 17, 2018By Kristi SearleUncategorized

Registration for this event closes October 30th!  Register today! DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts invite you to attend Fedora and Samvera Camp at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018.  Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. The latest version of Fedora features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity, … Read More