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

OpenAIRE Becomes a Fully-fledged Organization

October 29, 2018By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

From Prof. Yannis Ioannidis, OpenAIRE A.M.K.E Interim Head DuraSpace strategic partner OpenAIRE announced today the formation of its legal entity, OpenAIRE A.M.K.Ε., a non-profit partnership, to ensure a permanent presence and structure for a European-wide national policy and open scholarly communication infrastructure. About OpenAIRE: OpenAIRE, funded by the EC since 2008, has led the shift … Read More

Now Available: DSpace 5.9 release, providing bug fixes to 5.x

July 2, 2018By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

From Tim Donohue, DSpace and DSpaceDirect Tech Lead, on behalf of the DSpace Committers As you may have seen earlier this week (in the JSPUI security notice email), DSpace 5.9 is now available! DSpace 5.9 provides bug fixes and improvements to the DSpace 5.x platform. DSpace 5.9 can be downloaded immediately from: 5.9 Release … Read More

BOAI at Fifteen

December 21, 2017By AdministratorDSpace, Uncategorized

From Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, professional online database services, open science, e-Science, and intellectual property. I have posted a number of responses to my question asking people what they think the stakeholders of scholarly communication  community should be doing now to fully realise the vision outlined at the 2002 meeting that led to the Budapest Open … Read More

AVAILABLE: 6 Release Candidate Version of DSpace-CRIS

June 27, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

From Andrea Bollini, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, 4Science DSpace-CRIS is an open-source extension of DSpace that includes functionality useful for CRIS (Current Researcher Information System) users. DSpace-CRIS enables ingestion, storage, display and management of metadata and fulltext of all research-related components that can include publications, projects, grants, patents, organization units and researcher profiles (people). … Read More

ANNOUNCING The DSpace Anwendertreffen

April 4, 2017By Kristi SearleDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

From Pascal Becker, The Library Code Stuttgart, Germany  The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2017 (formally known as German DSpace User Group Meeting) will take place at Stuttgart University Library on Thursday, 21st September 2017. It is organized by Stuttgart University Library, Fraunhofer IRB and The Library Code. This Meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. As the number of attendees rose in the … Read More

PARTICIPATE in Endangered Data Week: April 17-21

March 14, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

From Bethany Nowviskie, Director of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) at CLIR and Research Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Virginia  Washington, DC  DLF and CLIR invite you to participate in Endangered Data Week, a distributed network of events running from April 17th-21st, 2017: Endangered Data Week is a new, annual, grassroots effort to: raise awareness of threats to publicly available data of … Read More

Subscribe to the Hydra-In-A-Box Update

February 28, 2017By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized No Comments

This month's issue of Hydra-In-A-Box Update is now available with news and information about community progress, plans, and pilots:  Hyku Repository Alpha Release Coming Soon for Community Testing and Feedback Roadmap Reports Upcoming Presentations To receive the bi-monthly Hydra-In-A-Box Update sign-up here.    

Library of Congress Survey: Are You Ready to Provide Long-term Access?

November 29, 2016By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

From Barrie Howard, Internship and Fellowship Programs, Library of Congress Washington, DC  How prepared is your organization to provide long-term, durable access to its mission-critical digital content? What skills and experience do staff need to address the digital preservation needs of your organization? The Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (DPOE) Program,, is … Read More