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This month's issue of Hydra-In-A-Box Update is now available with news and information about community progress, plans, and pilots: 

Submitted by carol on February 28, 2017

Austin, TX  Did you miss today's Hot Topics webinar—Introducing DSpace 7?  Claire Knowles, The University of Edinburgh, Art Lowel, Atmire, Andrea Bollini, 4Science, and Tim Donohue, DuraSpace, highlighted key aspects of DSpace 7 development with an overview of the Rest API and Angular UI. Listen to the recording and download the slides now available here: http://duraspace.org/hot-topics

Submitted by carol on February 28, 2017

From Bram Luyten, Atmire

Heverlee, Belgium  Atmire migrated Curtin's institutional repository espace from Digitool to DSpace 5. Read this article to learn more about the project and the new espace features!

Submitted by carol on February 28, 2017

From Michele Mennielli, International Business Developer 4Science  

Rome, Italy  DSpace provides many of the features of a Digital Library Asset Management System (DAMS), indeed it is already used by hundreds of institutions all around the world as a DAMS. DSpace stores, preserves and disseminates digital cultural heritage content fulfilling the four main tasks required of any Digital Library System:

1. ingestion of digital objects together with their metadata;

Submitted by carol on February 28, 2017

From Michael Guthrie, KnowledgeArc

Hove, UK Oslo and Akershus University College (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus or HiOA) have deployed their two new institutional repositories, HiOA Open Digital Archive and HiOA Fagarkivet on the KnowledgeArc managed, hosted DSpace platform.

Submitted by carol on February 28, 2017

VIVO Camp Registration extended.  We have a great group signed up to learn about VIVO at VIVO Camp, April 6-8 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Registration has been extended and will remain open until we're full.  Register today for Camp here.

Submitted by carol on February 28, 2017

From Yinlin Chen, Software Engineer, Digital Library Development, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Submitted by carol on February 22, 2017

Austin, TX  Mark your calendars to submit abstracts for presentations, workshops, posters and demos for the 8th Annual VIVO Conference by March 26, 2017!  

Submitted by carol on February 14, 2017

Austin, TX  As the Hydra-in-a-Box project prepares for major developments in 2017 – release of the Hyku repository minimum viable product, a HykuDirect hosted service pilot program, and a higher-performing aggregation system at DPLA – we welcome three stars who recently joined the project team. Please join us in welcoming Michael Della Bitta, Heather Greer Klein, and Kelcy Shepherd.

Submitted by carol on February 14, 2017