November 2018
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
opportunities of interest to DuraSpace communities
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DuraSpace Appoints Executive Director
DuraSpace is pleased to announce Erin Tripp has been appointed the Executive Director of DuraSpace, effective November 1, 2018.  Read more

Introducing Open Source Project Leadership and Priorities
As a community-based open source project, the DSpace digital platform is guided by the project Steering and Leadership Groups, which represent the needs of more than 2,000 stakeholder institutions around the world who use DSpace.   Read more
DuraSpace Projects

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2
Based on testing feedback from the most recent 5.0.0 release candidate, the following tickets have been addressed and incorporated into a new release candidate.   Read more

VIVO Updates
November 7, 2018 - Product Direction, Cornell, Smithsonian, New Sites, Ontocale, ISWC, Interest Groups

DSpace in Brazil
DuraSpace recently announced the first Country-specific Webinar Series with support from  Neki IT , a Brazilian Certified DSpace Contributor. In this series different Brazilian institutions present their experiences with DSpace.  Read more

Webinar Recording Available: DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis - a DSpace Solution
On November 20th  Andrea Wuchner and Dirk Eisengräber-Pabst from  Fraunhofer  and  Pascal-Nicolas Becker from  The Library Code presented, "DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis - a DSpace Solution."  Read more

"DSpace Konsortium Deutschland" Set Up to Develop Open Source Software
The Technische Universität Berlin  approved an open access policy at the start of this year, thus lending its explicit support to its academics and researchers wishing to publish their papers as open access documents.  Read more 
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