August 2016
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
opportunities of interest to DuraSpace communities

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2016 DuraSpace Membership Campaign Update
Many thanks to those in our community who have become 2016 DuraSpace Members. We are pleased to report that we are within reach of our Membership Campaign goal of $1,250,000.  Read more

POSITION Announcement: Hosted Services Customer Specialist
DuraSpace seeks a Hosted Services Customer Specialist who will be responsible for managing the lead to sale process of DuraSpace hosted services.  Read more
DuraSpace Projects

VIVO Updates
Welcome RSP Thomson Reuters, Summertime Meetings/Events - July 8, 2016
VIVO16 Conference News, VIVO 1.9 and Vitro 1.9 Release Candidates, OpenVIVO Update - July 10, 2016

New Steering and Leadership Group Members, VIVO 1.9 Testing, VIVO and SHARE Synergy July 17, 2016

Community Survey, University of Colorado, Support VIVO! July 31, 2016

VIVO 1.9 Cheat Sheet, Conference, Survey August 14, 2016

Conference Wrap-Up, Improved Documentation August 21, 2016

German DSpace User Group Meeting 2016
The ZBW (German National Library of Economics) gladly invites you to join the next German DSpace UserGroup meeting in Hamburg.  Read more

REGISTER for Fedora Camp in NYC
The Fedora Project is pleased to announce that Fedora Camp in NYC, hosted by Columbia University Libraries, will be offered at Columbia University's Butler Library in New York City November 28-30, 2016.  Read more

Fedora 4 Integration Support Included in Islandora Foundation Goals
The Islandora Foundation held its Annual General Meeting recently and adopted a set of strategic goals to provide focus for development efforts in 2016 - 2017.  Read more

REGISTER for Hydra Connect 2016-Workshop Timetable Available
The Hydra Connect 2016 Program Committee is pleased to announce that the timetable for the Workshop day on Monday October 3 is now available.  Read more

REGISTER: DC Area Fedora User Group Meeting September 22-23
The next DC Area Fedora User Group Meeting will take place on September 22-23 at the USDA National Agriculture Library.  Read more 

Bern, Switzerland Fedora User Group Meeting Scheduled for October 7, 2016
join us for a Fedora User Group Meeting on October 7, 2016 in Bern, Switzerland at the University Library of Bern from 10:00AM to 1:00PM.  Read more

Thomson Reuters to Provide Institutional Support Services for VIVO as Registered Service Provider
Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science business (IP & Science) has become a DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) for the VIVO Project.  Read more

The VIVO team is proud to announce that VIVO 1.9 was released on August 8, 2016.  Read more 
Fedora Project in Australia this Fall
Traveling to Melbourne, Australia for the eResearch Australasia Conference 2016?  A Fedora workshop and presentation will take place at the conference on Friday, October 14, 2016. Read more
DSpace, Fedora and VIVO Hold Project Steering Group Elections
Elections were held in July to choose members who will serve on DuraSpace community-supported open source project steering groups for three year terms.  Read more

MEET the Fedora Camp NYC Instructors; Curriculum Available
Fedora Camp NYC, hosted by Columbia University Libraries, will be offered at Columbia University's Butler Library in New York City November 28-30, 2016.  Read more

VIDEO UPDATE from the Hydra-in-a-Box Tech Team

This demo covers work done August 8-19, 2016-giving an update on our work updating dependencies, and demonstrating early support for administrative sets, the ability to upload works with no files, the ability to create arbitrarily nested complex objects, and the new file manager UI.  Read more
DuraSpace Services

DuraCloud Launches New Web Site
DuraSpace is pleased to announce the launch of a new DuraCloud web site.  Read more
DuraSpace Registered Service Providers

Atmire Acquires Open Repository
Atmire NV has entered into an agreement to acquire Open Repository, BioMed Central's repository service for academic institutions, charities, NGOs and research organisations.  Read more

Malaysia's International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) DSpace Repository Goes Live
D&L, a registered services provider of DSpace in Vietnam, is pleased to announce the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia DSpace knowledge repository went live this month!  Read more 

KnowledgeArc Launches the NHS and FFI on DSpace
We are pleased to welcome the NHS Derby Teaching Hospitals and the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) to the KnowledgeArc managed, hosted DSpace platform.  Read more

WATCH OR2016 Recorded Presentations
Organizers of the 2016 Open Repositories Conference held in Dublin June 13-16, 2016 have made more than 40 selected video recordings of conference sessions available on YouTube.  Read more

CALL for Expressions of Interest in Hosting Annual Open Repositories Conference, 2018 and 2019
The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2018 and 2019 Open Repositories Annual Conference series.  Read more

PROGRAMS available: DLF's Liberal Arts Colleges Pre-Conf, 2016 DLF Forum, and NDSA's Digital Preservation 2016
We are pleased to announce the programs for DLF's Liberal Arts Colleges Pre-Conference, the 2016 DLF Forum, and NDSA's Digital Preservation 2016.  Read more 

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