April 2018
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
opportunities of interest to DuraSpace communities
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Announcement: CASRAI to Become a DuraSpace Project
The DuraSpace organization and CASRAI are pleased to announce that CASRAI is now a project of DuraSpace. Together they will work to enable CASRAI in becoming a sustainable, community-driven project; on continuing to develop new community-based standards; and on expanding the CASRAI community beyond the over 50 organizations currently engaged with the project.  Read more

Become a DuraSpace Member: Building Bridges to Worldwide Open Scholarship With Open Source Technologies and Open Standards
The 2018 DuraSpace Membership Campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of the DuraSpace projects - DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and CASRAI. 
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ARKs in the Open: Project Update #4 on the ARK Identifier Summit and Experts Day
The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) organized an ARK Identifier Summit  followed by an ARK Experts Day in Paris.  Read more

Cloud Academy Collaboration to Create Technology Jobs for Disadvantaged Youth
DuraSpace is collaborating with  Digital Divide Data  (DDD), a non-profit social enterprise creating sustainable digital and  technology jobs for disadvantaged, underprivileged, and under-served youth communities worldwide. 
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DuraSpace Projects

Join Fedora at IASSIST & CARTO 2018 Conference
If you will be traveling to Montreal, Quebec for IASSIST & CARTO Conference May 29 to June 1 please join David Wilcox for a half-day workshop on May 29 "Supporting data storytellers with Fedora".  Read more

Introducing VIVO Committer Benjamin Gross of Clarivate Analytics
Benjamin Gross has been a VIVO committer for 3 years.  He is currently working at Clarivate Analytics.  Read more

Join Fedora at OR2018
If you will be traveling to Bozeman, Montana for OR2018 June 4-7 please join David Wilcox and Daniel Bernstein at Montana State University for a full-day workshop on June 4 that will provide an overview of Fedora-the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content.  Read more

Announcing the first DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint May 7 - 18
We are in search of developers interested in joining us for a two week sprint (you need not be available for the entire two weeks).  Sprint developers/participants will help us make enhancements / squash bugs in the DSpace 7 browse/search interfaces.  Read more

VIVO Updates
April 8, 2018 - Camp, conference, new sites, action planning
April 15, 2018 - Duraspace Summit, CNI Spring Meeting, Implementation Interest Group, A New Front-End for VIVO

Attend Upcoming CASRAI Community Events in Canada, UK and Europe
Reconnect events are an opportunity for you to join the CASRAI community in your country as we work together to make research management information more efficient and effective throughout an ever changing research management lifecycle.  Read more

CALL for Participation: The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018
The DSpace User Meeting 2018 will take place at the University of Berlin, on Thursday, 13th September 2018. It is organized by the University of Berlin and The Library Code GmbH , a DSpace Registered Service Provider.  Read more

Hyku News: Service Providers Collaborate to Pursue Hyku Development Goals
Service providers interested in offering hosted Hyku repository services have begun meeting regularly to collaborate on development goals.  Read more

Recording Available: "Making DSpace Your Own"
On April 24th Terry Brady, Applications Programmer Analyst  at Georgetown University Library presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar, "Making DSpace Your Own."  Read more

DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event
We'd like to invite you to the first DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event with our Strategic Partner euroCRISRead more
DuraSpace Services

DuraCloud Selected as a Featured Open Source Project for Mozilla Global Sprint
DuraSpace is excited to announce that its project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License has been selected as a featured project  for the Mozilla Foundation Global Sprint  to be held May 10th-11th, 2018.  Read more

Registration Open: "DuraCloud in 2018: What's New? What's Next for the Software & the Service?"
This webinar will present an overview of DuraCloud, an open source preservation storage system and hosted service designed to make it easy to preserve data in the cloud.  Read more
DuraSpace Registered Service Providers

4Science: New Features for DSpace CRIS/GLAM and DSpace 7
Machine learning for metadata extraction and enhancement of entities management and interoperability.  Read more

Register Today: Islandora Camps
The Islandora community is hosting multi-day learning seminars called Islandora Camps this summer.  Read more
Are you using DSpace, Fedora or VIVO?
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