June 2016
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DuraSpace Announces Jonathan Markow's Retirement
The DuraSpace organization today announced Jonathan Markow's retirement from his position as Chief Strategy Officer for DuraSpace, effective November, 2016.  Read more

DuraSpace Releases Openness Policy
This week DuraSpace released an Openness Policy developed in collaboration with community stakeholders.  Read more
DuraSpace Projects

NEW Video Update from DSpace User Interface Initiative
The latest video update on the Angular 2 UI prototype, demoing recent accomplishments.  Read more 

OpenVIVO: Connect, Share and Discover the VIVO Community at the 2016 VIVO Conference
OpenVIVO is for anyone who's interested in VIVO or the VIVO community - take a look!  Read more

VIVO Updates
Be a VIVO Member, Showcase Your Scholarship - June 5, 2016
New Member U New Mexico, New Site U Wollongong, ALA - June 19, 2016
VIVO 1.9 beta On the Way, Persistent Identifiers - June 26, 2016

Are You Interested in Using Fedora, Hydra or Islandora?
Neil Jeffries, Oxford University, and Tom Cramer, Stanford University, from the Fedora team will hold an informal gathering joined by other Fedora community members, on July 5, prior to the Jisc and CNI Conference welcome reception.  Read more

The Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University Awarded IMLS Grant for Fedora 4 API Extensions Framework
The Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University were awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant for Libraries earlier this year.  Read more
DuraSpace Services

Comparing DuraSpace Repository and Cloud Services Options
DuraSpace just made it easier to compare apples to apples and oranges to oranges when it comes to sorting out which DuraSpace-supported repository or cloud service is right for you with two comparison tables.  Read more
DuraSpace Registered Service Providers

KnowledgeArc and EIFL Launch the First Open Repository in Myanmar
EIFL, in association with the University of Mandalay and the University of Yangon, ran  a series of seminars and meetings in March to finalize institutional open access policies and launch open access repositories.  
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Running Effective Institutional Repositories: A Look at Best Practices
Done right, institutional repositories can create a showcase for researchers and students hoping to demonstrate their scholarship, at the same time showcasing the university's achievements as a whole.  Read more

AVAILABLE: New Edition of the Digital Preservation Handbook
A new edition of the Digital Preservation Handbook was officially launched at the Guildhall in York, comprehensively updating the original version first published in 2001.  Read more

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