DuraSpace Digest
Vol. 7, Issue 5, May 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

- You Are the Power Behind Community Source: Become a DuraSpace Member

- Rob Cartolano Wins Election as DuraSpace Board-Member-at-Large

- Overview of DuraSpace Related Presentations at OR2015

- Traveling to Indy for OR2015? Please come to the Ideas Challenge/Developers Reception

 

DuraSpace Projects

DSpace 

- NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 5.2!

- OAI9 Geneva Pre-Conference DSpace Meetings Offered in French and English

- Last Seats for June 15-16 DSpace Meetings in Geneva

  

Fedora

- NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.2.0 Release

- RECORDING AVAILABLE: AIMS Webinar "Fedora 4 Introduction, Overview"

- GET READY for Fedora Camp

 

VIVO

- VIVO v1.8 is Now Available

- Telling VIVO Stories at Brown University with Andrew Ashton, Steven McCauley, Jean Rainwater and Ted Lawless

- VIVO 2015 Conference Update: Don't Miss This Exciting Keynote Presenter-Register Today!

 

DuraSpace Services

- DSpaceDirect Now Features DSpace 5 Improvements

- Finish Off Your Digital Preservation To-do List with ArchivesDirect

- ArchivesDirect Webinar Series Recordings Available

 

DuraSpace Corporate Sponsors & Registered Service Provider (RSP) Highlights

- Now Available: Author Statistics for DSpace

- Cineca Releases the First Version of DSpace-CRIS Based on DSpace 5

- Amy Brand, Digital Science, Receives 2015 CSE Award for Meritorious Achievement

- Longsight Contributes New DSpace Storage Options

- Provider IT Neki Technologies launches Brasiliana Fotográfica Portal 

 

Community   

-  REGISTER for the Repository Fringe Festival Aug. 3-4, Edinburgh

You Are the Power Behind Community Source: Become a DuraSpace Member  

The annual DuraSpace Membership Campaign for 2015 that raises funds to support the continued advancement of the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source software is underway.  

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2576 

Related link: http://www.duraspace.org/about_membership

 

Rob Cartolano Wins Election as DuraSpace Board-Member-at-Large  

The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Robert Cartolano has won the election as the Board-Member-at-Large for the DuraSpace Board of Directors. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/node/2553 

Related link: http://library.columbia.edu/

 

Overview of DuraSpace Related Presentations at OR2015 

We are looking forward to seeing friends, colleagues, partners and collaborators at next month's Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2015) in Indianapolis. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2562 

Related link: https://www.conftool.com/or2015/sessions.php

 

Traveling to Indy for OR2015? Please come to the Ideas Challenge/Developers Reception  

Please join co-hosts DuraSpaceDPN (Digital Preservation Network) and ORCID as we celebrate developers and creative ideas for moving repositories forward. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2561 


Visit the DuraSpace Community Calendar or our recent Event Blog Posts 
for a comprehensive online view of upcoming community events.
DSProjects
DURASPACE PROJECTS
DSpace 
NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 5.2! 
The DSpace developers are pleased to formally announce that DSpace 5.2 is now available. 

OAI9 Geneva Pre-Conference DSpace Meetings Offered in French and English 

@mire will organise pre-conference DSpace specific user group meetings on the 15th & 16th of June with June 15th dedicated to French speaking DSpace users. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2551 

Related link: http://indico.cern.ch/event/332370/page/4

 

Last Seats for June 15-16 DSpace Meetings in Geneva  

With less than a month to go until the OAI 9 conference in Geneva we are proud to announce the final batch of speakers. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2586 

Related link: Registration

Fedora

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.2.0 Release 

The Fedora team is pleased to announce that Fedora 4.2.0 was released on May 19, 2015 and isnow available

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2578 

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+4.2.0+Release+Notes#Fedora4.2.0ReleaseNotes-Resources
 

RECORDING AVAILABLE: AIMS Webinar "Fedora 4 Introduction, Overview"

The recording and the slides of the Webinar@AIMS "Fedora 4: Introduction and Overview" are now available. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2558 

Related link: http://aims.fao.org/capacity-development/webinars/fedora-4-introduction-and-overview


GET READY for Fedora Camp 

The Fedora Project is pleased to announce that the first Fedora Camp will be offered November 16-18 (Monday-Wednesday) at Duke University.  

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2567  

Related link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Proposed+Workshop+Training+Modules+and+Structure

VIVO
VIVO v1.8 is Now Available 
The VIVO team has announced that VIVO v1.8 is now available with key features and improvements. Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2556 

Telling VIVO Stories at Brown University with Andrew Ashton, Steven McCauley, Jean Rainwater and Ted Lawless 
Telling VIVO Stories" is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing VIVO implementation details for the VIVO community and beyond.  

VIVO 2015 Conference Update: Don't Miss This Exciting Keynote Presenter-Register Today! 
VIVO 2015 Conference organizers have announced that David Weinberger, Senior Researcher at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society will be the Conference keynote speaker. 
DSServices
DURASPACE SERVICES   
Interested in learning more about how DuraCloud, DSpaceDirect, or both may be a good fit for you? Simply submit your information and we will get back to you shortly!
For more information about DuraCloud, please visit: http://duracloud.org/account-inquiry
To request details about DSpaceDirect, simply to go: http://dspacedirect.org/inquiry
DSpaceDirect Now Features DSpace 5 Improvements 
One of the key benefits in choosing the fully-hosted DSpaceDirect repository service is that customers are able to use the most recent version of DSpace without having to tie up staff and technical resources to upgrade software.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2559 
Related link: http://dspacedirect.org/

Finish Off Your Digital Preservation To-do List with ArchivesDirect 
ArchivesDirect is a 
powerful hosted service that can help you cross off the items on your digital preservation to-do list. The combined Archivematica plus DuraCloud ArchivesDirect service meets all 21 aspects of managing and preserving digital objects identified by the IMLS-funded white paper "From Theory to Action".
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2575 
Related links: http://www.archivesdirect.org/featureshttp://commons.lib.niu.edu/handle/10843/13610

ArchivesDirect Webinar Series Recordings Available 
This month Artefactual Systems' Sarah Romkey and Courtney Mumma curated and presented a Hot Topics: The DuraSpace Community Webinar Series entitled, "Digital Preservation with ArchivesDirect: Ready, Set, Go!"
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2588 
Related link: http://duraspace.org/hot-topics
RSP 
DURASPACE CORPORATE SPONSORS & REGISTERED SERVICE PROVIDER (RSP) HIGHLIGHTS
This section highlights the work of DuraSpace Corporate Sponsors and Registered Service Providers.

Now Available: Author Statistics for DSpace 
@mire released a new version of its Content and Usage Analysis module. The module's main goal is to visualize DSpace statistics which are otherwise difficult and time-consuming to interpret. 

Cineca Releases the First Version of DSpace-CRIS Based on DSpace 5 
Cineca (http://www.cineca.it/en) is pleased to announce that the first version of DSpace-CRIS based on DSpace 5 has been released to the community. 

Amy Brand, Digital Science, Receives 2015 CSE Award for Meritorious Achievement 
At the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Council of Science Editors (CSE), Dr.Amy Brand of Digital Science received the Award for Meritorious Achievement. This award is the highest given by the CSE, and is presented to a person or institution that embraces the purposes of the CSE - the improvement of scientific communication through the pursuit of high standards in all activities connected with editing.

Longsight Contributes New DSpace Storage Options  

Longsight has developed a refactored version of bitstream storage with a Pluggable Assetstore. This reworked version of bitstream storage allows new storage options to be implemented easily in DSpace. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2583 

Related link: https://www.longsight.com/


Provider IT Neki Technologies launches Brasiliana Fotográfica Portal 
On April 17th, the National Library of Brazil and the Moreira Salles Institute presented the new portal, Brasiliana Fotografica
Community
COMMUNITY

REGISTER for the Repository Fringe Festival Aug. 3-4, Edinburgh 

We are pleased to announce that Repository Fringe returns this year on the 3rd and 4th of August 2015. 

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/articles/2579 

Related link: https://www.edfringe.com/
 

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