June 2018
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
opportunities of interest to DuraSpace communities
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COAR and DuraSpace Launch Partnership
COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) and DuraSpace are pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative partnership.  Read more
DuraSpace Projects

2018-19 DSpace Leadership Group & Community Nominations
DSpace is excited to announce the Leadership Group for the 2018 membership year.   Read more

Call for DSpace Leadership Group Nominations
The DSpace project is seeking two individuals from the community to be an active participant in the future of DSpace by serving as a member of the DSpace Leadership Group.   Read more

The 2018-19 Fedora Leadership Group & Community Nominations
Fedora is excited to announce the Leadership Group for the 2018 membership year. 
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Call for Nominations: VIVO Community Leadership Group Seats
The VIVO Leadership Group is the strategic decision-making body for VIVO, and consists of representatives from member institutions and three community members.  

VIVO 1.10.0-RC-1 Available for Community Testing
The VIVO 1.10.0 release candidate is available for testing. Pending any issues discovered in the testing of the release candidate, the 1.10.0 release is planned for June 29, 2018.  Read more

Recording Available: "Supporting a VIVO Regional Community" Webinar
On June 12th, Christian Hauschke, VIVO Coordinator at the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB), presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar.  Read more

VIVO Updates
June 11, 2018 - Survey, Conference, Leadership, Travel, Dean Krafft
June 17, 2018 - Nominations for Leadership Group, EuroCRIS, Membership Drive

DSpace 7 Updates from OR2018, Including a Recorded DSpace 7 Demo
In case you were not able to join us last week at the Open Repositories Conference  in Bozeman, Montana, or just want to review conference materials, we've collected information from all the major DSpace presentations and workshops below. 
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Registration Open: Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin
DuraSpace  and  Data Curation Experts  invite you to attend  Fedora and Samvera Camp  at the  Berlin State Library   November 5 - 8, 2018.  Read more

Statement from DSpace Steering Group on the DSpace 7 Data Model
The DSpace Steering Group strongly recommends that the DSpace 7 data model should be expanded to support new object types (entities) to provide the following immediate benefits: alignment with the COAR Next Generation Repositories recommendations  (especially around identifiers, e.g. ORCID), compliance with OpenAIRE v4 guidelines , and ensuring that DSpace stays current and competitive with other repository solutions in the landscape while being interoperable with existing research information systems. 
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DSpace User Group at The Repository Fringe Conference, July 2-3
The organizers of the repository fringe are kindly making the Kelvin Room at RSE Edinburgh available from 2.00 to 3.30pm on Tuesday July 3rd for a DSpace User Group meeting.  Read more

Announcing the 3rd German VIVO Workshop 2018,17-18 September, Hanover
We would like to invite you to the 3rd VIVO Workshop 2018 on 17 and 18 September 2018 at the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) in Hanover.  Read more

SIGN UP for DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint #2, July 9-20
Just a reminder that our Second DSpace Community Sprint is coming up on July 9-20! 
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DuraSpace Registered Service Providers

KAUST Repository Now Live with ORCIDv2 API
Originally launched in 2012, KAUST Research Repository has grown to over 18,000 items of KAUST research.  Read more

4Science Updates from the Open Repositories and EuroCRIS Conferences
Workshops, talks and customers' presentations from the USA to Sweden.  Read more

Participate: ORCID in Repositories Task Force
Over the past several years, new ORCID features and increased community uptake have introduced opportunities for ORCID to serve as open infrastructure for automating aspects of repository workflow.  Read more
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