4Science Awarded OpenAIRE Funding to Increase Open Science Interoperability Features

February 26, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

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 … Read More

BOAI at Fifteen

December 21, 2017By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Richard Poynder, independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, professional online database services, open science, e-Science, and intellectual property. I have posted a number of responses to my question asking people what they think the stakeholders of scholarly communication  community should be doing now to fully realise the vision outlined at the 2002 meeting that led to the Budapest Open … Read More

CfP: 14th International Conference on Research Information Systems, CRIS2018

December 19, 2017By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

From Ed Simons, euroCRIS President From June 13-16th 2018 euroCRIS will hold its 14th International Conference on Research Information Systems, called CRIS2018. The conference will take place in Umea Sweden, and will be organised in co-operation with Umea University.  The theme of the conference is ‘FAIRness of Research Information“. Here is the link to the Call for Papers (http://www.cris2018.se/cfp/) and guidelines for … Read More

iPRES 2018 Preliminary Call for Contributions

December 18, 2017By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Sibyl Schaefer, Chronopolis Program Manager and Digital Preservation Analyst, University of California, San Diego iPRES 2018 BOSTON—Where Art and Science Meet —The Art In the Science & The Science In the Art of Digital Preservation—will be co-hosted by MIT Libraries and Harvard Library on September 24-27, 2018. Help us celebrate the first 15 Years of iPRES, the premier international … Read More

CONTRIBUTE an Essay to Transformative Projects in the Digital Humanities Collection

December 14, 2017By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Marta Mestrovic Deyrup, Seton Hall University Libraries While the debates in and around the digital humanities continue–what they are, why they are, what they contribute to humanities scholarship–those working in the field know the truly transformative work being done both nationally and internationally. This proposed collection of essays, Transformative Projects in the Digital Humanities, will build on the … Read More

4Science Offering DuraCloud Services in Europe as Certified DuraSpace Partner

November 29, 2017By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

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. 4Science is an active participant … Read More

SHARE your migration and upgrade Story

September 21, 2017By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

From Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager for DuraSpace I’m collecting anecdotes from people who have undertaken a migration or a major upgrade in the recent past. We hope to collect stories about how the project went, what resources were used or developed during the process, and whether it turned into an opportunity to update skills, … Read More

DSpace North American User Group Meeting

August 28, 2017By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

On Aug 22-23, 2017 the Georgetown University Library hosted a DSpace North American User Meeting in Washington. The idea was to offer the DSpace Community the possibility to share ideas, best practices and use cases at a Regional level (in this specific case, the US Region) and, at the same time, to present the vision and roadmap … Read More

AVAILABLE: 6 Release Candidate Version of DSpace-CRIS

June 27, 2017By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized No Comments

From Andrea Bollini, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, 4Science DSpace-CRIS is an open-source extension of DSpace that includes functionality useful for CRIS (Current Researcher Information System) users. DSpace-CRIS enables ingestion, storage, display and management of metadata and fulltext of all research-related components that can include publications, projects, grants, patents, organization units and researcher profiles (people). … Read More