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Announcing Series Seven in the DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series: All About DSpace 4–Improved Interfaces for Man and Machine

DuraSpace is pleased to announce its latest Hot Topics Webinar Series,
Hot Topics: The DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
Series Seven: All About DSpace 4–Improved Interfaces for Man and Machine
Curated by Bram Luyten, @mire Co-Founder
With the contributions of more than 50 individuals from all over the world, DSpace 4.0, a major new release of the popular open source turnkey repository software, came out in December.  This significant release offers many new features and improvements, bringing users new functionality and improved content management tools. 

Join members of the DSpace 4 release team and other community members to learn first-hand how using the new streamlined DSpace 4 will help you meet your organization's digital content management and preservation goals. Join curator Bram Luyten and DSpace Committers Hardy Pottinger, Andrea Bollini, and Peter Dietz as they fill you in on all the details of the significant new DSpace 4 release in this Hot Topics series of 3 webinars.
DSpace 4 Roundup 
Tuesday, January 21, 11:00amET
The first webinar provides an overview of the changes, improvements and new features of DSpace 4.  Release team member, Hardy Pottinger, DSpace Committer at University of Missouri Library Systems, will discuss how DSpace 4came into being in response to community needs, notable new functionality and bug fixes.  
DSpace User Interface Innovation  
Wednesday, February 5, 11:00amET
DSpace 4 features substantial improvements to the DSpace end user experience. An entirely new look and feel for JSPUI is on the forefront of these changes. Join release team member Andrea Bollini, DSpace Committer and Project Manager, IT Architect & Systems Integrator at CINECA, to discover the new JSPUI look and other new end-user functions.
Integrating with DSpace 4  
Wednesday, February 19, 11:00am ET
DSpace features a wide variety of integration interfaces or APIs. The recent DSpace 4 release introduces a new REST-API to allow new types of integration featuring easy reuse of metadata and files in DSpace in other applications. Presented by DSpace Committer Peter Dietz, Systems Developer and Engineer at The Ohio State University Libraries, you’ll learn what kind of integrations you can build with the new REST-API and which use cases are still covered by other APIs like OAI-PMH and SWORD2.

DuraSpace web seminars fill up fast so be sure to reserve your spot today!

Register for the series HERE 

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on Mon, 2014-01-13 09:32