LYRASIS and DuraSpace Complete Merger–Members and Community Benefit

July 9, 2019By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

CONTACT Meg McCroskey Blum, Director of Marketing & Communications,, 800.999.8558 x2951, Skype: meg.lyrasis LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce the merger of their two leading 501 C3 not-for-profits was completed on July 1, 2019, Members will participate in developing new scalable technologies, shared innovation opportunities, and high value – fairly priced services across the global landscape of … Read More

AVAILABLE NOW: DSpace 7 Preview Release

May 20, 2019By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

The first preview release of DSpace 7 is now available for download, testing, and feedback. Demo sites are also available for a preview of DSpace 7 features. DSpace 7 brings to DSpace a single, modern user interface and REST API and integrates current technological standards and best practices. This new UI combines with the existing … Read More

The value of regional user Groups for a global community: Collaboration Update from Concytec and the Peruvian DSpace User Group

February 20, 2019By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

The Peruvian Council of Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (Concytec) has been collaborating closely with DuraSpace to advance and promote Open Access to scholarly publications in Peru. After the successful completion of the first DSpace & DSpace-CRIS Workshop held in July 2018–probably the most attended DSpace workshop to date–and the incorporation of Concytec as a … Read More

Amplifying Impact: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Intent to Merge

January 23, 2019By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

LYRASIS and DuraSpace announce their intent to merge, forming a robust new home for Community-Supported Programs and Services. LYRASIS, an innovative full-service technology and services nonprofit, and DuraSpace, which specializes in open source technologies, plan to join their world-class 501(c)(3) nonprofit teams in 2019. LYRASIS is a recognized leader in building and delivering solutions to … Read More

DuraSpace Appoints Executive Director

November 8, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

DuraSpace is pleased to announce Erin Tripp has been appointed the Executive Director of DuraSpace, effective November 1, 2018. Ms. Tripp has been serving as the Interim CEO for the organization since June 1, 2018. As Executive Director, Ms. Tripp will focus on broadening engagement with the international user communities of DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and … Read More

Reintroducing the DuraSpace Registry

September 24, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

The DuraSpace Registry is a community-driven database that identifies which institutions and organizations around the world use DSpace, Fedora, and VIVO. The Registry, which answers the question, “Who’s Using”, has been significantly upgraded: The new Registry includes a map view of installations and is viewable by project. DuraSpace is in the ongoing process of … Read More

KnowledgeArc Welcomes

May 29, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Michael Guthrie, KnowledgeArc KnowledgeArc welcomes new NHS Trusts archives to the managed hosting platform We are pleased to welcome Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust to the KnowledgeArc managed DSpace and Docman hosting. Along with Derbyshire Trusts and Nottinghamshire Trust this brings the number of NHS trusts with … Read More

Meet Atmire at Open Repositories 2018

May 29, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Atmire Going to Open Repositories in Bozeman (MT) next week? Atmire is proud to support the conference as a major sponsor. Meet up with our five representatives at the event. Mark Diggory leads the Atmire operations in the US, from our NY based office. He primarily manages repository projects in the Americas and is one … Read More

Cloud Academy Collaboration to Create Technology Jobs for Disadvantaged Youth

April 26, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

DuraSpace is collaborating with Digital Divide Data (DDD), a non-profit social enterprise creating sustainable digital and  technology jobs for disadvantaged, underprivileged, and underserved youth communities worldwide. DDD provides technical training for youth by partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Together they formed a Cloud Academy in Nairobi, Kenya in January 2017 with a goal to teach AWS … Read More

Announcement: CASRAI to Become a DuraSpace Project

April 3, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

The Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information (CASRAI) improves the flow of information within and between research stakeholders by developing and maintaining standard information agreements among various stakeholders in the research enterprise. The DuraSpace organization and CASRAI are pleased to announce that CASRAI is now a project of DuraSpace. Together they will work to enable … Read More