February 2017
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
opportunities of interest to DuraSpace communities
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DuraSpace at Your Service
That's what we at DuraSpace hope to learn from you, our valued community. We have developed a 4-question survey that should take you no more than 5 minutes to complete aimed at learning more about how DuraSpace might better serve our community.  Read more

We're Hiring: DuraSpace Seeks Business Development Manager
This key position is an opportunity to join DuraSpace as we continue to work with our community to provide enduring access to the world's digital heritage.  Read more

Announcing: DuraSpace Hot Topics Webinar Series, "Introducing DSpace 7: Next Generation UI"
The next generation UI for DSpace, DSpace 7, is currently being crafted and we're looking forward to sharing the reasons behind why we are so excited about working on DSpace 7 with our community in a 3-part webinar series that aims to engage you, our valued community in this initiative.  Read more
DuraSpace Projects

VIVO Updates
VIVO 1.9.2, Helping each other, VIVO Camp - February 12, 2017
Camp, Wiki, Ontology - February 19, 2017
Camp, Ontologies, Strategy, Outreach - February 26, 2017

VIVO 1.9.2 is now available. This is a minor release that addresses an ORCID integration issue, and a problem with creating new items.  Read more

Moving Towards DSpace 7-Join Us!
Every other Thursday developers from countries around the world gather online to map out priorities and next steps towards getting started on a framework for DSpace 7-with an Angular 2 UI.  Read more

Telling Fedora 4 Stories at the University of Alberta with Geoff Harder, Peter Binkley, and Leah Vanderjagt
"Telling Fedora 4 Stories" is an initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing details about Fedora 4 implementations for the community and beyond.  Read more 

New Faces at Hydra-In-A-Box
As the Hydra-in-a-Box project prepares for major developments in 2017 we welcome three stars who recently joined the project team.  Read more

REMINDER: VIVO 2017 Conference Proposals Due on March 26
Mark your calendars to submit abstracts for presentations, workshops, posters and demos for the 8th Annual VIVO Conference by March 26, 2017!  Read more

INTRODUCING Fedora 4 Ansible
Ansible  helps build a strong foundation for DevOps with a simple, powerful IT automation engine that accelerates DevOps initiatives.  Read more

CATCH UP with DSpace 7: Web Seminar Recording Available
Claire Knowles, Art Lowel, Andrea Bollini, and Tim Donohue highlighted key aspects of DSpace 7 development with an overview of the Rest API and Angular UI - listen to the recording and download the slides.  Read more  
Subscribe to the Hydra-In-A-Box Update
This month's issue of Hydra-In-A-Box Update is now available with news and information about community progress, plans, and pilots.  Read more
DuraSpace Registered Service Providers

Oslo and Akershus University College (HiOA) Launch DSpace IRs on KnowledgeArc Platform
Oslo and Akershus University College (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus or HiOA) have deployed their two new institutional repositories, HiOA Open Digital Archive and HiOA Fagarkivet on the KnowledgeArc managed, hosted DSpace platform.  Read more

Managing Cultural Heritage with DSpace-Yes We Can!
4Science has identified 4 different areas of DSpace that could be enhanced to better meet the continuously evolving needs of the libraries.  Read more

Curtin University Trades Digitool for DSpace
Atmire migrated Curtin's institutional repository espace from Digitool to DSpace 5 - check out the new espace features!  Read more   

COAR Seeks Comments on Vision for Next Generation Repositories
COAR is pleased to announce the publication of the initial outcomes of the COAR Next Generation Repositories Working Group for public comment.  Read more