Announcing the First Country-Specific Webinar Series: Brazil

September 27, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

DuraSpace is pleased to announce the first Country-specific Webinar Series. Thanks to the support of Neki IT, a Brazilian Certified DSpace Contributor, we are collaborating on the organization of three webinars this fall where three different Brazilian institutions will present their experiences with DSpace. As a Country-specific series, the webinars will be offered in the … Read More

Announcing the next DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint, Oct 1-12, Sign up to Learn More and Contribute to DSpace 7!

September 24, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Tim Donohue, Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect The third DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint will take place from October 1-12, 2018. We are in search of developers interested in joining us for a two week sprint (you need not be available for the entire two weeks). Sprint participants will help us make enhancements … 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

Hook Your Repository Up to the Repository Analytics & Metrics Portal (RAMP)

August 30, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Atmire   Share your repository usage data with the international RAMP initiative for repository usage analysis and comparison. Montana State University, the Association of Research Libraries, the University of New Mexico, and OCLC Research have joined as partners to examine the difficulties that libraries face in producing accurate reports on the use of their digital … Read More

Digitisation and Digital Preservation Workshop 6-9 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

August 27, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

To share information about digitisation of library collections, digitisation project management, and digital preservation ITOCA, the News Media Section of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) in partnership with the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Centre for Southern Africa, University of Nairobi, Digital Divide Data, and DuraSpace, will offer a Digitisation and Digital … Read More

CALL for Participants: DSpace 7 Entities Working Group

August 27, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Tim Donohue, DuraSpace Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect Per the DSpace Steering Group’s June statement on the DSpace 7 Data Model [1] and the DSpace 7 Update talk at OR2018 [2], we are now establishing a DSpace 7 Entities Working Group whose role will be to: • Define an implementation roadmap for DSpace … Read More

Free Publications from 2018 Shanghai Ranked Institutions in DSpace

August 27, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Atmire  A wide uptake of institutional repositories facilitates open access access to scientific research. The latest edition of the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities, aka Shanghai Ranking, came out last week. As the list below shows, a large number of these world-renowend make their research outputs freely available for online consultation, through their DSpace … Read More

VIDEO: June DSpace Developer Show & Tell; July Show & Tell on July 31

July 11, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library The video from the June Developer Show and Tell (OR 2018 Recap) has been posted. The July Developer Show and Tell scheduled for July 31 at 15:00 – 16:30 UTC (11AM ET – 12:30PM ET) will focus on Tools for working with a REST API. The meeting agenda … Read More

Now Available: DSpace 5.9 release, providing bug fixes to 5.x

July 2, 2018By InfoDSpace, Uncategorized

From Tim Donohue, DSpace and DSpaceDirect Tech Lead, on behalf of the DSpace Committers As you may have seen earlier this week (in the JSPUI security notice email), DSpace 5.9 is now available! DSpace 5.9 provides bug fixes and improvements to the DSpace 5.x platform. DSpace 5.9 can be downloaded immediately from: 5.9 Release … Read More