April 2016
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
opportunities of interest to DuraSpace communities
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You Are the Power Behind Community Supported Open Source: Become a DuraSpace Member
The annual DuraSpace Membership Campaign for 2016 is underway!  Read more 

Upcoming LYRASIS and DuraSpace CEO Town Hall Meetings
As part of ongoing merger investigations LYRASIS CEO Robert Miller and DuraSpace CEO Debra Hanken Kurtz have been working with our communities to share information widely about the proposed merger and to gather input. Read more
Recording and slides available here
DuraSpace Projects

The DSpace Community Comes Together Around a New Vision and Mission Statement 
The DSpace community has adopted a new mission and vision statement developed by the mission and vision working group based on background work completed by the community over the past several years.  Read more
VIVO Updates 
Conference Registration, OpenVIVO at Force16 April 10, 2016  
OpenVIVO for Everyone, Help with Implementation April 18, 2016
Mozilla Open Science Hackathon, VIVO User Group Meeting and More April 24, 2016
Registration for the VIVO 2016 Conference is Now Open! 
Join us in beautiful Denver, Colorado, August 17 to 19 for the VIVO 2016 Conference.  Read more  

The VIVO 2016 Planning Committee is excited to announce two invited speakers!   Read more

ANNOUNCING the DSpace 6.0 Testathon, April 25 through May 6 
The DSpace 6.0 codebase is now ready for Testathon!  Read more 
WORKSHOP: Publishing Assets as Linked Data with Fedora 4 
David Wilcox, Fedora product manager and Andrew Woods, Fedora tech lead, will offer a workshop entitled, "Publishing Assets as Linked Data with Fedora 4" at the Library Publishing Forum(LPForum 2016) to be held at the University of North Texas Libraries, Denton, Texas on May 18 from 1:00 PM-3:30 PM.  Read more

Towards an Independently Versioned Fedora RESTful API 
The Fedora community is currently in the initial phases of drafting a standards-based application programming interface (API) specification that will result in a stable, independently-versioned Fedora RESTful API.  Read more

DSpace 6.0 Testathon Gets Underway-Through May 6
The DSpace 6.0 Testathon is now underway. We ask that you take a few minutes of your time in these coming weeks to help us fully test this new release.  Read more 

SoCal Fedora Camp at Caltech
The most recent Fedora camp in Pasadena, California was hosted by the Caltech Library at the California Institute of Technology's Keck Institute for Space Studies.  Read more
DuraSpace Services

Find Out Why DuraCloud Gets High Hosted Service Marks-in 3 Minutes
If you need a flexible service that allows you to easily access and manage actively-used digital content that also requires long-term preservation, then DuraCloud is your solution.  Read more 

CALL for Proposals: Digital Preservation 2016 "Building Communities of Practice" 
The National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) invites proposals for Digital Preservation 2016, to be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9-10 November 2016.  Read more 

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