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  • 02/05/2018 - 16:32
    Are you new to Fedora and wish to learn more or are you ready to take your Fedora to the next level?  Fedora Camp offers everyone, the newbies and the veterans, a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora. The Fedora team will offer a Camp from Wednesday May 16 - Friday May 18, 2018 at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland just outside of Washington, D.C.  Our Fedora gurus, Esmé Cowles, Princeton University; Josh Westgard, University of Maryland, and the DuraSpace...

  • 01/25/2018 - 09:03
    DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “Getting Started with Fedora” Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12:00 p.m. Eastern Presented by David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager Fedora is the flexible, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content.  It is especially well-suited for digital libraries and archives, both for access and preservation. It is also used to provide specialized access to very large and complex digital collections of historic and...

  • 01/17/2018 - 12:57
    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, research data support, modularity, ease of use and more. Fedora Camp offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora.   The Fedora team will offer a Camp from Wednesday May 16 - Friday May 18, 2018 at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center  in...

  • 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...