October 2018
 The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent events, releases and 
opportunities of interest to DuraSpace communities
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OpenAIRE and DuraSpace Partner to Support Greater Functionality in the Global Repository Network
Both OpenAIRE and DuraSpace have a shared interest in a robust, interoperable, and functional network of repositories that provide value to the research community and contribute to Open Science and Open Access in Europe and the world.  Read more

Ontocale Joins DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program
DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Ontocale , as its newest participant in the DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) program.  Read more

"Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC's plan of action" Webinar Recording Available
On October 24 th  SPARC 's Executive Director and Board Member of DuraSpace, Heather Joseph, presented a DuraSpace members-only webinar, "Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC's plan of action."  Read more

OpenAIRE Becomes a Fully-fledged Organization
DuraSpace strategic partner OpenAIRE announced today the formation of its legal entity, OpenAIRE A.M.K.Ε., a non-profit partnership, to ensure a permanent presence and structure for a European-wide national policy and open scholarly communication infrastructure.  Read more
DuraSpace Projects

A Summary of the DSpace 7 Community Sprint #3
DSpace wrapped up our third virtual community sprint on DSpace 7. Congratulations to all our sprint participants, and thank you to all the participating institutions.  Read more

VIVO Updates
October 7, 2018 - VIVO in Denmark, road trips, the NIH
October 14, 2018 - Camp, Force 11, Technólogico de Monterrey, VIVO registry
October 21, 2018 - New sites, Metadata for Machines, German VIVO workshop, VIVO Camp

VIVO Updates-New Sites, Event Reports
Two new sites were added to the VIVO site registry this week and a recap of recent VIVO events.  Read more

CALL for Hosting (CfH) the North American DSpace User Group Meeting
The DSpace Leadership Group is reaching out to the DSpace community to see if there are any organizations who would like to host the North American DSpace User Group Meeting.  Read more

Webinar: DSpace for Research Data Management
On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (10:00am Eastern , join Andrea Wuchner and Dirk Eisengräber-Pabst of  Fraunhofer , Europe's largest application orientated research organization, when they present, " DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis - a DSpace Solution."  Read more
DuraSpace Service Providers

DSpace Use On the Rise
In 2006,  eScire 's group implemented the first repository in Mexico at the  Colegio de Posgraduados  - COLPOS (College of Postgraduates). 12 years later, eScire is working towards consolidating DSpace repositories as THE option.  Read more 

Save the Date for Open Repositories 2020, June 1-4 in Stellenbosch, South Africa
The Open Repositories Steering Committee and Stellenbosch University is delighted to announce that the 15th Open Repositories Conference will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 1-4 June 2020.  Read more

Inviting Your Feedback: Draft Recommendation for ORCID in Repositories
A few months ago, we announced the launch of the ORCID in repositories task force Read more
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