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Austin, TX  Get current technical facts about DSpace, Fedora and VIVO in a concise format online, or as a downloadable PDF. Overview technical specifications for each DuraSpace open source project offer a basic description, history, a typical product use case, an architectural overview, key features and more.

DSpace technical specifications here.

Fedora technical specifications here.

Submitted by carol on Wed, 2016-09-21 15:28

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017

Brisbane, Australia  The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program, with submissions due by 20 November 2016.

Submitted by carol on Wed, 2016-09-21 09:13

From William Nixon and Elin Stangeland on behalf of the Open Repositories Steering Committee

Glasgow, Scotland  The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2018 and 2019 Open Repositories Annual Conference series. The call is issued for two years this time to enable better planning ahead of the conferences and to secure a good geographical distribution over time. Proposals from all geographic areas will be given consideration. 

Important dates

Submitted by carol on Wed, 2016-09-14 09:12

From Tim Donohue, DSpace tech lead, on behalf of the DSpace committers team

Austin, TX  The third release candidate of 6.0 is now available for download and testing. 6.0-RC3 (Release Candidate #3) is a pre-release of 6.0, and we hope that the 6.0 final release will follow closely in its footsteps.

Submitted by carol on Fri, 2016-09-09 07:51

Woods Hole VIVO launched  The Marine Biology Laboratory Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, has a new VIVO, and its beautiful!  See http://vivo.mblwhoilibrary.org/  Congratulations to the Library at MBLWHOI for creating this wonderful new site!

Submitted by carol on Wed, 2016-09-07 08:34

From Mike Giarlo, software architect, Stanford University Libraries, on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box tech team

Palo Alto, CA  Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application continues, and here's our latest demo. Thanks to the Chemical Heritage Foundation and Indiana University for contributing to these sprints!

Submitted by carol on Wed, 2016-09-07 08:15

Austin, TX  An institution’s identity is often formed by what it saves for current and future access. Digital collections curated by the academy can include research data, images, texts, reports, artworks, books, and historic documents help define an academic institution’s identity.

Submitted by carol on Thu, 2016-09-01 08:34

From Abigail Grotke, Digital Library Project Manager, Library of Congress

Washington, DC  How would YOU like to help preserve the United States federal government .web domain for future generations? But, that's too huge of a swath of Internet real estate for any one person to preserve, right?! 

Wrong! The volunteers working on the End of Term Web Archiving Project are doing just that. But we need your help.

Submitted by carol on Wed, 2016-08-31 11:18

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director

New sites!  August was a big month for new VIVO implementations.  Eight new implementations are underway:

Submitted by carol on Wed, 2016-08-31 10:52

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