12/11/2017 - 17:10
Are you planning to attend the 13th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC18), to be held Feb 19-22, 2018? Fedora Product Manager David Wilcox will offer a workshop entitled Supporting FAIR Data Principles with Fedora on Monday, Feb. 19, at the NH Collection Barcelona Tower.
Fedora supports FAIR data principles by providing services that help make data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Re-usable. Participants will get an introduction to Fedora and learn how to create and manage...
11/22/2017 - 08:58
DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Cottage Labs as its newest participant in our Registered Service Provider (RSP) Program, delivering services for Fedora and Samvera (formerly Hydra).
Cottage Labs is the program’s first Samvera provider. Richard Jones, Founder and Senior Partner, says, “We based our product, Willow, on Samvera/Fedora because it’s cutting-edge open source technology. Joining this program is part of our commitment to building on long term engagement with the repository community...
11/21/2017 - 13:03
The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Evviva Weinraub has been elected to the DuraSpace Board of Directors as the Board-Member-at-Large representative.
Evviva is the Associate University Librarian for Digital Strategies at Northwestern University. She provides leadership and advocacy for Information Technology, Digital Initiatives, Repository and Digitization Services, Metadata, Resource Discovery, User Experience, and Access Services while providing oversight of the branch...
11/21/2017 - 11:21
From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead, on behalf of the Fedora committers and leadership
The Fedora Project committers and leadership have asked Ben Pennell,UNC University Libraries, to become a committer and we are pleased to announce that Ben has accepted.
Ben is a skilled developer and has worked with Fedora 4 since its earliest days. From his initial contributions in the development of the authorization code to his work on the more complex tasks in the import/export tooling, Ben has...
10/26/2017 - 09:52
As described in the the Fedora API specification (specification charter), the specification is designed to:
Define the characteristics and expectations of how clients interact with Fedora implementations
Define such interactions such that an implementation's conformance is testable
Enable interoperability by striving to minimize the need for modifications to client applications in order to work with different implementations of the Fedora API specification
The initial working draft will...
10/18/2017 - 08:36
From David Wilcox, DuraSpace From the United Kingdom to Quebec to Japan, Fedora was well-traveled in September.
Fedora and Samvera Camp
Held in Oxford, UK September 4-8. Attended by 24 people. Instructors included David and Andrew from DuraSpace, Mark Bussey and Bess Sadler from DCE, and Julie Allinson from the University of London. The Full agenda is on the wiki. Covered a mix of Fedora and Samvera topics. Fedora coverage included introductions to the project and community, hands-on with...
10/09/2017 - 07:54
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.
Registration is open through this Wednesday, October 11th and limited spots are available so don't miss this opportinity register today!
Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora 4, the latest...
09/26/2017 - 15:56
This blog post was contributed by David W. Lewis, Dean of the IUPUI University Library, email@example.com This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license
The Commitment: Every academic library should commit to contribute 2.5% of its total budget to support the common infrastructure needed to create the open scholarly commons.
Academic Libraries and the Open Scholarly Commons
In the end, libraries can point out the fact that their future role actually points...
09/15/2017 - 12:30
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,...
08/22/2017 - 10:41
DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts are set to offer the Fedora and Samvera Camp at Oxford University, Sept 4 - 8, 2017. The camp will be hosted by Oxford University Oxford, UK and is supported by Jisc.
Registration is open through this Friday, August 24th and limited spots are available so don't miss this opportinity register today!
Training begins with the basics and build toward more advanced concepts–no prior Fedora or Samvera experience is required. Participants can expect to come away...