March 2019
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
opportunities of interest to DuraSpace communities
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LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem
LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce that by July 1, 2019, they will officially merge to create one dynamic organization empowered to help drive scalable change, new technologies and vital services. Read more

DuraSpace-euroCRIS Joint Pre-conference Workshop at OR2019
DuraSpace and euroCRIS will co-host a one-day workshop to focus on interoperability and integrations between repositories and CRIS platforms during the Open Repository 2019 Conference in Hamburg, Germany - on Monday, June 10th, 2019. Read more
DuraSpace Projects

Heather Greer Klein is the DSpace Product Manager
DuraSpace  is pleased to announce that Heather Greer Klein has taken on temporary, part-time responsibilities as the DSpace 7 Product Manager.
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VIVO Updates
March 3, 2019 - VIVO Annual Report, Product Evolution update, CTSA Ontology workshop, National Forum on Expert Finder Systems, Calls This Week
March 10, 2019 - Make conference plans, FAIR Funders pilot, Membership Benefits
March 17, 2019 - Sprint! Presenting at the VIVO Conference, LYRASIS and Duraspace vote to merge, and more
March 24, 2019 - Proposals for the VIVO Conference, Calls the for week, an ontology of card sleights, US Semantic Technologies Symposium, Welcome UQAM, upcoming travel

Recording Available: "DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop" webinar
On March 5, 2019 Terry Brady, Georgetown University Library  and Pascal Becker, The Library Code , presented, " DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: Running Any Version of DSpace from your Desktop . " Read more

Early Bird Discount Available for Fedora Camp Atlanta
Fedora Camp is coming to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia May 20 - 22, 2019!   Register by March 29, 2019 to receive an early bird discount. Read more 

Webinar: Google Scholar and DSpace-CRIS, March 27, 15:00 UTC
Google Scholar and 4Science are happy to invite you to a webinar on how to make your CRIS repository compliant with Google Scholar, particularly dedicated to DSpace-CRIS and related technologies (e.g. IRIS). Read more
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