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Attention: faculty information, grants, and repository managers!

You’re invited to participate in a project aimed at collecting, augmenting, and making discoverable patterns of faculty collaboration and research outputs through a pilot led by Research Graph and VIVO, and managed by Duraspace as a not-for-profit venture.

The proposed project will:

Submitted by etripp on 2018-03-16 08:30

As the number of DSpace and Fedora repositories and VIVO installations grow–in 2018 there are more than 2,900 registered worldwide–the desire to learn more about them–where are they, how they are accessed online, what type of content they hold, software versions, specializations etc.–also increases. Answers to these and other questions can lead to greater connections among institutions and repository instances with similar goals and interests.

Submitted by kristi on 2018-03-13 12:18

During a recent meeting of DSpace Developers an idea was shared by Terry Brady of Georgetown University, to host community meetings that discuss what DSpace Developers are up to; a developer showcase that allows developers the opportunity to share their tools, processes and recent work with everyone in the DSpace community.

Submitted by kristi on 2018-03-12 11:16

DuraSpace presents a community webinar,

“Making DSpace Your Own” on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST.
Presented by Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library, Applications Programmer Analyst, Department of Library Information Technology

Submitted by kristi on 2018-03-07 15:12

From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager

The early bird price for Fedora Camp at NASA [1] ends on Friday, March 16, so be sure to reserve your spot soon! The camp takes place May 16-18. Training will begin with the basics and build toward more advanced concepts – no prior Fedora experience is required. Participants can expect to come away with a deep dive Fedora learning experience coupled with multiple opportunities for applying hands-on techniques working with experienced Fedora trainers. A draft agenda is available on the wiki [2].

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-03-05 10:19

The 4Science proposal for an implementation aimed at increasing the interoperability features supported by the most broadly used platforms in the open science ecosystem for Literature Repositories, Data Repositories, Journals platforms and CRIS/RIMS, such as DSpace, Dataverse, OJS and DSpace-CRIS, has been selected for funding under the OpenAIRE call for services, launched last December.

The tender by 4Science focuses on two main topics:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-02-26 14:05

California Digital Library (CDL) and DuraSpace are pleased to announce a collaboration aimed at building an open, international community around Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) and their use as persistent identifiers in the open scholarly ecosystem.

Submitted by etripp on 2018-02-21 11:57

Members of the University of Calgary community can now archive, showcase, and track the impact of their research outputs with ease thanks to a major upgrade to PRISM, the University of Calgary’s Digital Repository.

Established in 2003 and housing over 30,000 items, PRISM has long been a repository to share and preserve articles, theses, conference proceedings, technical papers, working papers, open educational resources, creative works, and more.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-02-20 10:52

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot. For years sites wishing to implement VIVO have been looking for a way to discover the work of their institution and represent it in a VIVO.  Some sites have asked for a hosted solution.  Last year, I worked with Research Graph to show how their data could be harvested and loaded into a hosted VIVO.  Since then, working with 

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-02-12 10:50

DuraSpace presents a community webinar,

“Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners” on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST.

Presented by Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager, DuraSpace

Submitted by kristi on 2018-02-11 12:50