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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

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

This blog post was contributed by David W. Lewis, Dean of the IUPUI University Library, dlewis@iupui.edu This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license 

The Commitment: Every academic library should commit to contribute 2.5% of its total budget to support the common infrastructure needed to create the open scholarly commons.

Academic Libraries and the Open Scholarly Commons

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-09-26 15:56

Bozeman, MT  Montana State University is pleased to announce the 13th annual Open Repositories conference June 4-7th, 2018 in Bozeman, Montana.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-06-19 08:15

The Hydra-In-A-Box team is pleased to announce that Beta testing for local installs of Hyku repository have begun! Read all the details on our wiki and learn how your institution can participate through June 23.

Hyku is a digital content repository that provides robust deposit workflows, standards-based metadata management, convenient collection organization, preservation support, as well as integrated search, discovery, and access capabilities.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-06-05 00:00

Deploying Fedora 4, or Migrating from Fedora 3 to Fedora 4 is a challenge with built-in rewards. This series of articles, “Fedora 4 in Production” looks into why and how community members are working with Fedora 4 to enhance both collections and workflow at their institutions.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-06-01 00:00

Austin, TX  You are invited to join experienced trainers and Fedora gurus at Fedora Camp, co-hosted by University of Texas Libraries and Texas Digital Library, to be held October 16-18 at the Perry-Castañeda Library at the University of Texas, Austin.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-05-04 00:00

Austin, TX  The 41th European Library Automation Group (ELAG) Systems Seminar will be held at the National Technical University of Athens, in Athens, Greece from June 6 to 9 2017. If you will be traveling to ELAG2017 (http://elag2017.org) please join us at the Fedora Bootcamp, “Automating Digital Curation Workflows with Fedora,” on June 6.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-04-11 00:00