February 2019
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
opportunities of interest to DuraSpace communities
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UPDATE: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Intent to Merge
On January 24, 2019 LYRASIS and DuraSpace  announced their intent to merge , to form a robust new home for Community-Supported Programs and Services.  Read more

UC San Diego Library Receives Mellon Grant for Joint Project
To address improving communication and exchange of data between local and national digital preservation repositories UC Dan Diego has been awarded a one-year Mellon grant to collaborate with UC Santa Barbara, Emory University, Northwestern University and DuraSpace to design tools that will enable libraries and archives to seamlessly deposit content into distributed digital preservation systems (DDPs), update that content over time and reliably restore content if needed.  Read more
DuraSpace Projects

Webinar Registration Open: "DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop"
On Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM ET , join Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library and Pascal Becker, The Library Code, when they present, " DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop . "   Read more 

The value of regional user Groups for a global community: Collaboration Update from Concytec and the Peruvian DSpace User Group
The Peruvian Council of Science, Technology and Technological Innovation ( Concytec ) has been collaborating closely with DuraSpace to advance and promote Open Access to scholarly publications in Peru.  Read more

Introducing CAP (Curators' Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries
The Applications Development team at Texas A&M University Libraries has prototyped an
application called CAP (Curators' Administrative Platform) to enable dynamic customization of
metadata application profiles for Fedora repositories and to facilitate the basic interactions
with the Fedora REST API.  Read more

Call for Expressions of Interest in Hosting the Annual Open Repositories Conference in 2021
The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from candidate host organizations for the 2021 Open Repositories Annual Conference series.  Read more
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