May 2018
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
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Debra Hanken Kurtz, DuraSpace CEO, to join Arizona State University as Associate University Librarian
Debra Hanken Kurtz will leave her post as CEO at DuraSpace to serve as the Associate University Librarian for Technology Services at Arizona State University Library.  Read more
Strengthening ties between DuraSpace and the Islandora Foundation
Text DuraSpace is pleased to announce a new formal working relationship with the Islandora Foundation, a Canadian non-profit that fosters the Islandora repository community and codebase.  Read more

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #5, DuraSpace Summit and CNI Engagement
The ARKs in the Open team has been out on the road, attending the DuraSpace Summit as well as the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Spring meeting in San Diego, California.  Read more

Help Build Bridges to Worldwide Open scholarship by Becoming a DuraSpace Member and Receive Price Reductions on first-year DuraCloud Subscriptions
This year when you become a new member of DuraSpace at either the silver, gold, or platinum level you will automatically become eligible for DuraCloud price reductions for the first year of service.  Read more

Recording and Slides Available from the Hot Topics Series: The 2.5% Commitment: Investing in Open
Members of DuraSpace have been invited to become part of a conversation that aims to begin an investigation into what it will take to sustain the emerging set of open technologies that underpin the open scholarly ecosystem we all depend on.  Read more

Important Updates to DuraSpace's Privacy Policy
In order to meet the new General Data Protection Regulation that goes into effect Friday May 25, 2018, we have made a few changes to our Privacy Policy.  Read more
DuraSpace Projects

AVAILABLE: 2017 Fedora Annual Report
The Fedora Project is pleased to announce that The 2017 Fedora Annual Report is now available.  Read more

Registration Open: "Supporting a VIVO Regional Community" Webinar
"Supporting a VIVO Regional Community" on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:00a.m. ET  presented by Christian Hauschke, VIVO Coordinator, German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB).  Read more

SCHEDULE Available: One-day DuraSpace and euroCRIS DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event
The schedule for the DuraSpace-euroCRIS Interoperability Event focused on interoperability between DSpace repository and CRIS systems on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (in advance of the CRIS 2018 Conference in Ume√•, Sweden) is now available.  Read more

VIVO Updates
May 1, 2018 - Sprint Progress Report, Leadership Group Election
May 13, 2018 - Upcoming Webinar, Sprint 2, Conference Updates
May 20, 2018 - Conference, Apps and Tools, Sprint 2, Spring Cleaning, Debra Hanken Kurtz
May 27, 2018 - Conference, new Leadership Group Members, Welcome Erin Tripp

Revitalizing DSpace at Duke
Near the tail end of 2017, the  Duke Libraries committed to a major multi-version upgrade for  DukeSpace  (powered by the open-source repository platform  DSpace ), and assembled an Avengers-like team to combine its members' complementary powers to conquer it together.  Read more

Call for Proposals: DSpace User Meeting 2018
The DSpace User Meeting 2018 will take place at the university library of Technische Universit√§t Berlin, on Thursday, 13th September 2018.  Read more
DuraSpace Services

Recording Available: "DuraCloud in 2018: What's New? What's Next for the Software & the Service?"
An overview of  DuraCloud as open source software, the development roadmap, the new pricing options for storing over 20 TB and the first year discount  available to new DuraSpace members.  Read more
DuraSpace Registered Service Providers

Neki IT in Latin-American Free Software Installation Festival (FLISoL) 2018
Neki IT represented DSpace at the event, providing its perspective and experience of working with the open source repository platform since 2005.  Read more

4Science Late Spring Tour Is Starting: We are Looking Forward to Meeting the Community
4Science is ready to share projects results and ideas.  Read more

Meet Atmire at Open Repositories 2018
Going to Open Repositories in Bozeman (MT) next week? Atmire is proud to support the conference as a major sponsor. Meet up with our five representatives at the event.  Read more

KnowledgeArc Welcomes
Welcoming new NHS Trusts archives, two new managed DSpace hosting subscribers and three more Myanmar DSpace repositories.  Read more
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