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  • 06/22/2017 - 13:19
    DuraSpace has a lot to celebrate in 2017. Our community-supported open source technologies continue to contribute to advancing the access and preservation goals of our member organizations and beyond. The DuraSpace hosted services team is onboarding new customers, while at the same time contributing to efforts to offer new technologies that provide full, hosted access to, control of, and protection for your content. We are proud to introduce our new web site which has been designed to highlight...
  • 06/15/2017 - 10:46
    Find out what will be covered in the Fedora and Samvera (formerly Hydra) Camp in the curriculum–now available. The Camp will be held at Oxford University, Sept 4 - 8, 2017. Register here, and remember that an early bird discount will be offered until July 10.  The camp is hosted by Oxford University Oxford, UK and is supported by Jisc. View the draft five-day detailed schedule of topics and activities here. A reception and other social activities are in the planning stages—stay tuned! • On day...
  • 06/12/2017 - 12:05
    From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager, on behalf of the Fedora team The Fedora Team is proud to announce the release of Fedora 4.7.3 on June 7, 2017. Full release notes are available on the wiki. The Fedora 4.7.3 release is a backwards compatible refinement of the previous release, which fixes a namespace-corrupting bug that has the effect of Fedora being unable to successfully start after having been shut down NOTE: If you are running a 4.7.1 or 4.7.2 instance of Fedora that had been...
  • 06/01/2017 - 11:15
    Deploying Fedora 4, or Migrating from Fedora 3 to Fedora 4 is a challenge with built-in rewards. This series of articles, “Fedora 4 in Production” looks into why and how community members are working with Fedora 4 to enhance both collections and workflow at their institutions. In this article Allen Flynn, Research Analyst and Technology Lead at the University of Michigan Medical School, describes Fedora 4 development of the Knowledge Grid, an open repository of digital knowledge objects aimed...
  • 05/30/2017 - 09:34
    The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to make the project successful. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community.  Aaron Birkland has been a contributor to Fedora since the early days of Fedora 2. His focus is currently on the Fedora API-X Extension Architecture Project that will extend the...
  • 05/18/2017 - 11:14
    On May 16, 2017 Fedora community members presented a webinar entitled " Powering Linked Data and Hosted Solutions with Fedora." David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager with DuraSpace, provided an overview of Fedora with a focus on its native linked data capabilities. Hannah Frost, Manager, Digital Library Product and Service Management with Stanford University, presented Hyku, the Hydra-in-a-box repository product, which provides a hosted option for Fedora-based repositories.  Esmé Cowles, Digital...
  • 05/18/2017 - 08:24
    DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts are pleased to invite you to attend the Fedora and Hydra Camp at Oxford University, Sept 4 - 8, 2017. The camp will be hosted by Oxford University Oxford, UK and is supported by Jisc. Training begins with the basics and build toward more advanced concepts–no prior Fedora or Hydra experience is required. Participants can expect to come away with a deep dive Fedora and Hydra learning experience coupled with multiple opportunities for applying hands-on...
  • 05/17/2017 - 08:03
    Deploying Fedora 4, or Migrating from Fedora 3 to Fedora 4 is a challenge with built-in rewards. This series of articles, “Fedora 4 in Production” looks into why and how community members are working with Fedora 4 to enhance both collections and workflow at their institutions. In this article Dan Coughlin, IT Manager, Digital Scholarship and Repository Development, Penn State Libraries, describes Fedora 4 in production at Penn State ScholarSphere. • Why did you decide to deploy Fedora 4? We...
  • 05/04/2017 - 08:55
    Austin, TX  You are invited to join experienced trainers and Fedora gurus at Fedora Camp, co-hosted by University of Texas Libraries and Texas Digital Library, to be held October 16-18 at the Perry-Castañeda Library at the University of Texas, Austin. Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora 4, the latest production version of Fedora, features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities,...
  • 05/03/2017 - 09:49
    The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to make the project successful. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community. Nick Ruest is a long-time contributor to the Fedora repository team and Islandora. His focus is on Fedora development as it relates to web archiving issues. • Please share some...