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Milan, Italy Registration for ELPUB 2009, to be held in Milan (Italy) June
10-12, 2009 is open and early bird fees are available until May 10.
To find out more about the meeting, to register, and to learn about accommodations and travel options, please visit http://www.elpub.net.

Submitted by Anonymous on May 5, 2009

Ithaca, NY The Physics ePrint Archive (http://arXiv.org/) was developed by Paul Ginsparg at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1991. Ginsparg is now a Cornell University faculty member where arXiv.org continues to provide Open Access to 534,588 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

Submitted by Anonymous on May 5, 2009

Charlottetown, Canada  The Robertson Library Islandora Team at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) has announced that Islandora beta release 2009-04-03  has been made available. This version of Islandora is compatible with Drupal 6.x and Fedora 3.x.
Find more information and download this release from the Islandora Fedora-Drupal website http://vre.upei.ca/dev/islandora.

Submitted by Anonymous on May 4, 2009

Karlsruhe, Germany FIZ Karlsruhe and Max Planck Digital Library cordially invite you to register for the eSciDoc Days 2009 to be held on Monday, June 15, and Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at FIZ Karlsruhe, Germany.
The eSciDoc Days 2009 are targeted at both existing eSciDoc users and people interested in digital libraries, repository systems, e-Research infrastructures,
and scholarly knowledge management.

Submitted by Anonymous on April 30, 2009

Tune in on Wed., May 13, 2009 9:00 a.m. PT; 12:00 p.m. ET  for a SUN/DSpace/Fedora/SPARC “All About Repositories” web seminar that will highlight the upcoming OR09 (https://or09.library.gatech.edu/index.php) to be held in Atlanta, Georgia from May 18-21, 2009 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The conference promises to showcase the latest global repository developments and breakthroughs that increasingly play a pivotal role in the information landscape.

Submitted by Anonymous on April 28, 2009

Truro, UK  What will it take to establish global repository infrastructure to create an interoperable system of repositories for research outputs? The aim of the International Repositories Infrastructure group is to determine where work needs to be done to ‘fill in the gaps’ to meet this objective. Current efforts are focused on journal articles.

Submitted by Anonymous on April 23, 2009

Atlanta, Georgia To find out more about the broad range of OR09 topics spanning repository implementations for education, research, science, and cultural heritage browse the OR09 program now available here: https://or09.library.gatech.edu/schedule.php.

Submitted by Anonymous on April 22, 2009

“Moving Into the Mainstream, Enabling Our Digital Future” is the theme of  iPRES 2009 (http://www.cdlib.org/iPres/index.html) scheduled for October 5-6, 2009 in San Francisco, CA.

Submitted by Anonymous on April 22, 2009

Hull, UK The Fedora UK and Ireland User Group looks forward to welcoming participants to the summer 2009 meeting of the Fedora UK and Ireland User Group.  The event will be hosted by the Digital Humanities Observatory at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin (Tip: Ryanair (http://www.ryanair.com/site/EN/ offers low fares.)

Submitted by Anonymous on April 16, 2009

Washington, D.C. If your department, college or university is looking for ways to encourage students to express ideas, enthusiasm and understanding of Open Access (OA), the 2009 SPARKY Video Contest may be a good fit. The competition showcases student videos, promotes library services and offers instructors a fun and thought-provoking class assignment.

Submitted by Anonymous on April 9, 2009