DuraSpace Digest
Vol. 7, Issue 2, February 2015
The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases, and opportunities of interest to the DuraSpace community.
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in this issue

DuraSpace News

- NOW AVAILABLE: ArchivesDirect-Affordable, Standards-based Digital Preservation Plus Secure Storage

- Michele Kimpton: Vision and Skill Marked Tenure as DuraSpace CEO

- Amy Brand of Digital Science Joins DuraSpace Board 

 

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace 

- Play to Grow Your DSpace Development Skills

- Report From the Advanced DSpace Course

  

Fedora

- Fedora 4 Makes Islandora Even Better!

- AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.1.0 Release

 

VIVO

- Layne Johnson to Leave Position as VIVO Project Director

- CALL for Proposals for Sixth Annual VIVO Conference Workshops

 

DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

- OpenBU Adopts @mire's Managed Hosting

- Universidad de la Sabana: Colombia Evolves An Institutional Repository

 

Community 

- UPDATE: Open Repositories 2015 DEVELOPER TRACK

NOW AVAILABLE: ArchivesDirect-Affordable, Standards-based Digital Preservation Plus Secure Storage 
Artefactual Systems and the DuraSpace organization are very pleased to announce the launch of ArchivesDirect, your complete, hosted, "soup-to-nuts" solution for preserving valuable institutional collections and all types of digital resources. 

Michele Kimpton: Vision and Skill Marked Tenure as DuraSpace CEO 
Debra Hanken Kurtz became the new CEO of DuraSpace on February 16, 2015, taking the reigns from outgoing CEO Michele Kimpton. 

Amy Brand of Digital Science Joins DuraSpace Board 
The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Dr. Amy Brand has accepted an appointment to the DuraSpace Board of Directors. 

Visit the DuraSpace Community Calendar or our recent Event Blog Posts 
for a comprehensive online view of upcoming community events.
DSProjects
DURASPACE PROJECTS
DSpace 

Play to Grow Your DSpace Development Skills 

A few fun and useful tutorials on skills that come in very handy during DSpace development. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2468 

Related link: http://atmire.com/website/?q=services/training

 

Report From the Advanced DSpace Course  

Last month DuraSpace and the Texas Digital Library partnered to offer Advanced DSpace Training at the Perry Casteņeda Library on the University of Texas at Austin campus. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2475 

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpaceResources#DSpaceResources-Guides

Fedora

Fedora 4 Makes Islandora Even Better! 

With the release of Fedora 4 in December of 2014 the Islandora developer community began planning for integrating Islandora 7 with Fedora 4. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2456 

Related link: http://islandora.ca/

 

AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.1.0 Release 
The Fedora team is proud to announce that Fedora 4.1.0 was released on February 4, 2015 and is now available

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2458 

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Downloads

VIVO
Layne Johnson to Leave Position as VIVO Project Director
Dr. Layne Johnson will leave his position as VIVO Project Director effective February 28, 2015. 

CALL for Proposals for Sixth Annual VIVO Conference Workshops 
The Sixth Annual VIVO Conference will be held August 12-14, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, overlooking Boston. 
RSP 
DURASPACE REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS
This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Registered Service Providers.

OpenBU Adopts @mire's Managed Hosting 
@mire has recently engaged with Boston University to adapt this repository to fit modern scholarly demands. 

Universidad de la Sabana: Colombia Evolves An Institutional Repository 
Universidad de la Sabana´s institutional repository provides services to the university's researchers, students and the academic community of this prestigious Columbian University. 
Related link: http://arvo.es/en/
Community
COMMUNITY
UPDATE: Open Repositories 2015 DEVELOPER TRACK 
The OR2015 developer track presents an opportunity to share the latest developments across the technical community.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2457 
Related link: https://www.conftool.com/or2015/

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