03/23/2016 - 13:05
Washington, DC Magnolia trees and spring flowers were in full bloom for the Sixth Annual DuraSpace Member Summit held at the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC. DuraSpace members were interested in formal and informal conversations about the open source projects in which they primarily participate, the general state of the scholarly ecosystem, emerging opportunities, and of course, the recently announced "intent to merge" with LYRASIS.
Board of Directors chair Laura Wood, Director, Tisch Library,...
03/14/2016 - 09:43
From Susan Lafferty, Associate Library Director (Resources and Access), Australian Catholic University
Sydney, AU There will be a teleconference on Wednesday March 30 at 5:00 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time for anyong interested in the Fedora International Special Interest Group recently discussed by David Wilcox.
Call in details:
Conference Dial-In Number (North America) : (712) 775-7035
Participant Access Code: 383934#
International dial in numbers:
Australia: +61 (0) 3 8672 0185...
03/08/2016 - 10:49
From Laura Waugh, Marketing Coordinator, Texas Digital Library
Austin, TX We are pleased to announce the formation of the South Central States Fedora Users Group. In conjunction with DuraSpace, the Texas Digital Library, the University of Houston, and the University of Oklahoma are establishing a community for developers and users of the Fedora repository system. This users group is open to anyone in the southern, central United States with an interest in Fedora and its use with the Hydra,...
02/10/2016 - 13:24
Carol Minton Morris from DuraSpace interviewed Stefano Cossu, Director of Application Services, Collections at The Art Institute of Chicago (AIC), to learn about how Fedora 4 is implemented at AIC.
• What’s your role with Fedora at your organization or institution?
As the Information Architect for Collections Management at the Art Institute of Chicago, I led a group that evaluated options and selected Fedora to be the foundation and center of our data and asset management strategy.
• Tell me a...
02/02/2016 - 09:25
Austin, TX The Fedora team is proud to announce that Fedora 4.5.0 was released on January 21, 2016 and is now available.
This release has been built against Java 8
Mohamed Mohideen Abdul Rasheed
01/28/2016 - 08:54
Austin, Texas Find out how the Portland Common Data Model (PCDM) gets complex systems with complex data to interoperate in this new DuraSpace Quickbyte —no more than you can chew in a three-minute broadcast. The Portland Common Data Model (PCDM) aims to accomplish data exchange with interoperable data models, which are useful in many contexts, including digital repositories. PCDM will be used to build the data models in the feature-rich, next-generation Fedora-based digital repository, Hydra-...
01/26/2016 - 17:43
January 27, 2016, Atlanta, GA - The Boards of LYRASIS and DuraSpace, two leading member-based non-profit organizations serving libraries, archives, museums, as well as the broader scholarly, cultural heritage and technology communities, have unanimously approved an "Intent to Merge". LYRASIS, which serves more than 4000 members and partner organizations by delivering e-resources, strategic licensing, training and digital technology resources and DuraSpace, a leader in the development and...
01/26/2016 - 11:42
From the OR2016 Fedora Interest Group program committee
Join us for the Fedora Interest Group sessions at Open Repositories 2016  in Dublin to meet other Fedora users and developers and share your experiences with one another. If you are new to Fedora you will find many opportunities to learn more about the repository software from your peers in the open source community.
This year’s Fedora Interest Group track will showcase presentations, panels, demonstrations, and project updates. Some of...
01/22/2016 - 07:03
The Fedora Project is pleased to announce that the West Coast Fedora Camp, hosted by the Caltech Library, will be offered at the California Institute of Technology's Keck Institute for Space Studies in Pasadena April 11-13, 2016.
Fedora 4, the new, revitalized version of Fedora, was released into production in November 2014. Fedora 4 features include vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity, ease of use and more. Fedora Camp offers everyone...
01/04/2016 - 10:11
Winchester, MA The 11th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) with the theme “Visible data, invisible infrastructure" will take place in Amsterdam February 22-25, 2016 (http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc16). The conference provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and institutions across all disciplines and domains involved in curating data to get together with like-minded data practitioners to discuss policy and practice.
This year a Fedora 4 Workshop will be held as...