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Beginning today, we invite anyone in the community, DuraSpace members or non-members, to nominate an individual who you believe would be a good representative for the community.  All nominees must be from DuraSpace member organizations (see full list here) and Board-Member-at-Large candidates should be at the senior management level at their organizations, having fiscal and staffing responsibility.  And of course, they will, in your judgment, be able to bring the commitment, creativity, and dedication that the role calls for.

Submitted by kristi on 2017-10-02 11:55

VIVO Camp is a multi-day training event designed specifically for new and prospective users. Camp will be held November 9-11, 2017 on the campus of Duke University in Durham, NC. Over two and a half days, VIVO Camp will start with an introduction to VIVO leading to a comprehensive overview by exploring these topics:

  • VIVO features

  • Examples and demos of VIVO including customizations

  • Representing scholarship

  • Loading, displaying and using VIVO data

  • Introduction to the ontologies

Submitted by kristi on 2017-08-09 10:39

Austin, TX   We at DuraSpace are looking forward to a productive year in partnership with our valued community while also looking back over a decade of community development and action, open source technology advances, and organizational growth.  We took a moment to dream big. Could we better integrate mindshare? What would thoughtful expansion look like?

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” Gloria Steinem

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2017-01-18 15:26

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

Brisbane, Australia  The OR17 Call for Proposals is available on the conference web site: http://or2017.net/call-for-proposals/

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2016-09-30 10:32

Winchester, MA  The 2014 DuraSpace Annual Report tells the story of organizational accomplishments and milestones with overviews of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source project advances, and DuraCloud, DSpaceDirect and Archives Direct hosted services development and deployment. The report also provides key related financial analyses and membership campaign details, along with information about supporting marketing and communications initiatives and strategic partnerships.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-03-26 11:18

Winchester, MA  As a part of the new governance model, DuraSpace is officially launching the nominations phase of our Board-Member-at-Large elections. 

Submitted by vhollister on 2015-03-24 15:22

Winchester, MA  Debra Hanken Kurtz became the new CEO of DuraSpace on February 16, 2015, taking the reigns from outgoing CEO Michele Kimpton. Ms. Kurtz looks forward to leading the organization in new directions while building on the solid foundation established by Ms. Kimpton. Recently Kimpton paused to reflect on key accomplishments and changes during her time at DuraSpace that will point the way toward new and evolving opportunities for the organization and the communities it serves.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-03-02 09:41

Winchester, MA  The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Dr. Amy Brand has accepted an appointment to the DuraSpace Board of Directors.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-02-06 16:32

Winchester, MA  The Leadership Groups for DSpace, Fedora and VIVO are now in place for 2015. Each Leadership Group plays a key role in setting the strategic direction and priorities for their project through:
  • Establishment of the community direction
  • Approval of the annual budget allocation
  • Approval of the project roadmap
 
To see a list of individuals on the Leadership Groups please follow the links below:

Submitted by vhollister on 2015-01-14 10:33