May 2016
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LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Dissolution of "Intent to Merge"
Following four months of formal due diligence and six months of exploration, the Boards of LYRASIS and DuraSpace have decided that a full merger is not currently the best way for each organization to achieve its long-term goals.  Read more
DuraSpace Projects

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.5.1 Release
The Fedora team is proud to announce that Fedora 4.5.1 was released on April 29, 2016.  Read more

May VIVO Updates
User Group Meeting, Community Leadership Summit and More May 4, 2016
Conference Posters due May 23, Remember to Register!  May 15, 2016
VIVO Needs Your Financial Support  May 22, 2016
Corporate Sponsorship Info, OpenVIVO at Open Repositories  May 29, 2016

Shine On-The DSpace Repository Community at OR2016
There are several opportunities to catch up on what the the DSpace community is engaged in and planning if you will attend the 11th Annual International Conference on Open Repositories Conference next month.  Read more

TUNE IN to Current Hydra-in-a-Box Project Demos
Updates on the next-generation digital repository solution for cultural heritage institutions in the form of ten-minute demonstrations of momentum and progress are collected in the Hydra-in-a-Box YouTube channel.  Read more

Fedora 4 Workshop at OR2016
The Fedora team is pleased to announce that they will offer a full day Introduction to Fedora 4 Workshop on Monday, June 13.  Read more 
VIDEO UPDATES from the DSpace New User Interface (UI) Initiative team
In the weeks leading up to Open Repositories 2016 (and beyond) the DSpace New User Interface (UI) Initiative team will post regular, brief video updates on progress available on YouTube...Read more
OpenVIVO at OR2016
Join Michael Conlon, VIVO project director and Graham Triggs, VIVO technical lead from Duraspace for an OpenVIVO poster presentation at Open Repositories 2016 next month in Dublin.  Read more

Find out What's Inside Hydra-in-a-Box at Open Repositories 2016: PCDM, Design, Emerging Architecture, Repository Tooling
If you will attend the 11th Annual International Conference on Open Repositories (#OR2016) here are the sessions that will be of interest if you want to learn more about the Hydra-in-a-Box project.  Read more 
Sandy Payette to Speak at 2016 VIVO Conference
The VIVO 2016 Planning Committee is excited to announce another invited speaker! Join us to hear from Sandy Payette, Director of Land Grant and Research IT, Cornell University Library.  Read more 

New DSpace Repository for The Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum has launched its institutional repository.  Read more

Fedora at Open Repositories: Hands-on Fedora 4, RepoRodeo, API Extension, State of the CLAW, Hydra at 30
The Fedora community will be on hand at OR16 to participate and offer insights into current and future development of the flexible and extensible open source repository platform used by leading academic institutions.  Read more
DuraSpace Services

Managed by DuraCloud: 150+ Terabytes of Data
Many institutions take advantage of DuraCloud's simple and cost effective cloud storage options.  Read more
DuraSpace Registered Service Providers

Luso-Brazilian Digital Library Launched
On May 10, 2016 the Luso-Brazilian Digital Library (BDLB) was launched.  Read more

Building an Authority Source For People
Longsight has recently engaged with The Pingry School to solve the problem of being able to integrate the school's 100+ year history of alumni and staff as selectable people during submission.  Read more

Collaboration Between DSpace Registered Service Providers To Integrate And Deploy a Module On a Tight Deadline
Longsight manages DSpace for the Woods Hole Open Access System (WHOAS), a repository of marine biology publications and datasets.  Read more

AVAILABLE: Prague PASIG Presentations
More than 150 university, scientific and cultural institution, and industry representatives attended the recent PASIG (Preservation and Archiving Interest Group) meeting.  Read more

Get Your Spot Now-OR2016 Registration is Filling Up!
The 11th Annual International Conference on Open Repositories (#OR20160) kicks off in Dublin, June 13-16, 2016. Spaces are still available-but filling fast!  Read more

Save the Date for Open Repositories 2017
The Open Repositories (OR) Steering Committee in conjunction with the University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Griffith University are delighted to inform you that Brisbane will host the annual Open Repositories 2017 Conference.  Read more 

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