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From Katherine L. Walter, Co-Director, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, Professor and Chair, Digital Initiatives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska centerNet, an international network of digital humanities centers with over 200 members worldwide, today announced the launch of a beta web site. This is a work in progress, and comments and suggestions are appreciated.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-06-30 15:08

Ithaca, NY Join DuraSpace CBO Michele Kimpton on July 28, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. PST/2:00 p.m. EDT for a 45 minute Webcast where she will provide an overview of DuraCloud open source code features, discuss integrating repositories with Cloud infrastructure, review the benefits and challenges identified in the DuraCloud pilot program and talk about how to get involved with future DuraCloud development. Register for this DuraSpace/ORACLE free web seminar here:

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-06-30 12:09

Ithaca, NY  The BNP Portuguese Culture collection ( brings Portuguese culture to the world with English translations of Portuguese works along with other English materials about Portugal and Portuguese culture for online visitors.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-06-25 17:58

From Ronnee L. Francis, Digital Collections Archivist, Vanderbilt University, on behalf of the The DSpace Global Outreach Committee

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-06-25 10:12

Brisbane, Australia The biennial Communities and Technologies (C&T) Conference ( is the premier international forum for stimulating scholarly debate and disseminating research on the complex connections between communities – both physical and virtual – and information and communication technologies. The Conference will take place in Brisbane, Australia from June 29 – July 2, 2011 at the Queensland University of Technology.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-06-24 16:29

Bath, UK A free hands-on SWORD workshop is among several events that are scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Fifth International Open Repositories Conference (OR10) that will be held July 6-9, 2010 in Madrid, Spain.
Have you heard about SWORD ( but are unsure of why or how you should use it?

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-06-22 11:14

From Robin Taylor, Main Library, University of Edinburgh
Enjoying two successful years, the Repository Fringe Festival is back for the third time… and this year we have moved the event to the end of the Edinburgh Festival, and to the National eScience Centre. Registration is now open here:

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-06-22 10:54

From Art Pasquinelli, Oracle
San Francisco, CA Oracle is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the Open Repositories conference July 6-9 in Madrid. If you are attending the conference, make sure to register for Oracle’s PASIG event taking place July 5th. For more information on the conference, visit the OR website.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-06-17 11:10

The DSpace Developers would like to announce the release schedule for DSpace 1.6.2, which resolves an few key issues in 1.6.1.
DSpace 1.6.2 is scheduled for public release on Wednesday, June 16, 2010.
DSpace 1.6.2 is a bug-fix release which will resolve two key issues found within 1.6.1. This release will not introduce any new features.

Submitted by Anonymous on 2010-06-11 11:02