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Are you planning to attend the 13th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC18), to be held Feb 19-22, 2018? Fedora Product Manager David Wilcox will offer a workshop entitled Supporting FAIR Data Principles with Fedora on Monday, Feb. 19, at the NH Collection Barcelona Tower.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-11 17:10

The digital preservation landscape is one of a multitude of choices that vary widely in terms of purpose, scale, cost, and complexity. Over the past year a group of collaborating organizations united in the commitment to digital preservation have come together to explore how we can better communicate with each other and assist members of the wider community as they negotiate this complicated landscape.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-12-11 17:06

DuraSpace is pleased to announce 4Science will begin offering DuraCloud services as a Certified DuraSpace Partner. This partnership will facilitate delivery of DuraCloud preservation and content storage services in Europe, complying with the European Commission General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and offering application support in additional time zones and languages.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-29 11:05

DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Cottage Labs as its newest participant in our Registered Service Provider (RSP) Program, delivering services for Fedora and Samvera (formerly Hydra).

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-22 08:58

From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead, on behalf of the Fedora committers and leadership

The Fedora Project committers and leadership have asked Ben Pennell,UNC University Libraries,  to become a committer and we are pleased to announce that Ben has accepted.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-21 11:21

From Open Repositories 2018 Program Co-Chairs Claire Knowles and Evviva Weinraub

Open Repositories 2018 is now calling for proposals around the theme of Sustaining Open.

http://www.or2018.net/call-for-papers/

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-20 10:31

“Hyku” is the result of a thirty-month project to develop a scalable, performant and multi-tenant digital content repository solution within the Samvera (previously known as Hydra) framework. This work was done by Stanford University, DuraSpace, and The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) through a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-11-06 10:59

As described in the the Fedora API specification (specification charter), the specification is designed to:

  • Define the characteristics and expectations of how clients interact with Fedora implementations

  • Define such interactions such that an implementation's conformance is testable

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-10-26 09:52

From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code and Michele Mennielli, DuraSpace On September 21, 2017 The Library Code GmbH, the Universitätsbibliothek Stuttgart and the Fraunhofer Informationszentrum Raum und Bau IRB organized in Stuttgart the 4th edition of 4th edition of the DSpace Anwendertreffen (German-speaking DSpace User Group meeting).

Submitted by kristi on 2017-10-18 08:39

From David Wilcox, DuraSpace  From the United Kingdom to Quebec to Japan, Fedora was well-traveled in September. 

Fedora and Samvera Camp

Submitted by kristi on 2017-10-18 08:36