December 2018
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
opportunities of interest to DuraSpace communities
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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM DURASPACE


As 2018 draws to a close all of us here at DuraSpace wish our friends and colleagues near and far the happiest of holiday seasons, and extend warm wishes for a prosperous and healthy new year. We are grateful for your continued interest in and support of our shared goal of preserving and providing access to the world's intellectual, cultural and scientific heritage.
DuraSpace News


Recording Available: "How For-Profit Companies Can Be a Part of the Open Environment"
On December 5th the DuraSpace Hot Topics Series, "The Revolution Will Be Open?" concluded with the fourth and final webinar in this series.  Read more

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #8, 2018 Wrap-Up and Looking to 2019
The  ARKs-in-the-Open (AITO)  team made great strides in 2018 toward their goal to transition the ARK specification and registry from the California Digital Library to a community supported and managed activity.  Read more
DuraSpace Projects


NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.0

The focus of this major release is alignment of the Fedora codebase with the  Fedora API Specification.  While the code behind basic CRUD (Create, Retrieve, Update, and Delete) changed only incrementally from the previous release (4.7.5),  Versioning and Access Control functionality underwent major refactorings. Per the Fedora API Specification. Read more

VIVO Updates
  • December 2, 2018 - Sprint this week, January architecture fly-in, David Wilcox, Books for VIVO, Open Repository CFP
  • December 9, 2018 - Sprint, RDA, Barend Mons, Ontology, Expert Finder Systems
  • December 16, 2018 - Interest groups and task forces, Coalition of Networked Information, a fantastic 2018
DuraSpace Services


Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage
DuraSpace and the University of Toronto Libraries  in collaboration with Scholars Portal and COPPUL  (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries) are pleased to announce a new joint project "DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage" funded by CANARIE , a vital component of Canada's digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation.  Read more
DuraSpace Service Providers


Making DSpace GDPR Compliant
DSquare Technologies  is pleased to announce GDPR solution for DSpace.  Read more

Exposing Repository Content to Google Scholar
DSpace Repositories serving scholarly content generally receive a significant amount of daily download traffic from Google Scholar.  The slides, speaker notes and recording of the Atmire Client webinar on Dec 12th are now publicly available.  Read more

Atmire  reflections on the requirements for Plan S compliant Open Access repositories.  Read more
ETC


The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations
The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) announced plans  to cease operations. The individual nodes that collectively provided preservation services to DPN seek to reassure the DPN membership as well as the larger academic and digital preservation communities that we remain confident about the future of digital preservation.  Read more

Exposing Repository Content to Google Scholar
DSpace Repositories serving scholarly content generally receive a significant amount of daily download traffic from Google Scholar.  The slides, speaker notes and recording of the Atmire Client webinar on Dec 12th are now publicly available.  Read more
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