Fedora News

  • 02/10/2016 - 13:24
    Carol Minton Morris from DuraSpace interviewed Stefano Cossu, Director of Application Services, Collections at The Art Institute of Chicago (AIC), to learn about how Fedora 4 is implemented at AIC. • What’s your role with Fedora at your organization or institution? As the Information Architect for Collections Management at the Art Institute of Chicago, I led a group that evaluated options and selected Fedora to be the foundation and center of our data and asset management strategy. • Tell me a...
  • 02/02/2016 - 09:25
    Austin, TX  The Fedora team is proud to announce that Fedora 4.5.0 was released on January 21, 2016 and is now available. Resources   This release has been built against Java 8 Downloads [1] Javadocs [2]   Team   Release Managers Nick Ruest Esmé Cowles   Developers Adam Soroka Aaron Coburn Andrew Woods Andy Wagner Bethany Seeger Esmé Cowles Jared Whiklo Michael Durbin Mohamed Mohideen Abdul Rasheed Nianli Ma Nick Ruest Osman Din Peter Eichman Ralf Claussnitzer Yinlin Chen   Issue Reporters...
  • 01/28/2016 - 08:54
    Austin, Texas  Find out how the Portland Common Data Model (PCDM) gets complex systems with complex data to interoperate in this new DuraSpace Quickbyte —no more than you can chew in a three-minute broadcast. The Portland Common Data Model (PCDM) aims to accomplish data exchange with interoperable data models, which are useful in many contexts, including digital repositories. PCDM will be used to build the data models in the feature-rich, next-generation Fedora-based digital repository, Hydra-...
  • 01/26/2016 - 17:43
    January 27, 2016, Atlanta, GA - The Boards of LYRASIS and DuraSpace, two leading member-based non-profit organizations serving libraries, archives, museums, as well as the broader scholarly, cultural heritage and technology communities, have unanimously approved an "Intent to Merge". LYRASIS, which serves more than 4000 members and partner organizations by delivering e-resources, strategic licensing, training and digital technology resources and DuraSpace, a leader in the development and...
  • 01/26/2016 - 11:42
    From the OR2016 Fedora Interest Group program committee Join us for the Fedora Interest Group sessions at Open Repositories 2016 [1] in Dublin to meet other Fedora users and developers and share your experiences with one another. If you are new to Fedora you will find many opportunities to learn more about the repository software from your peers in the open source community. This year’s Fedora Interest Group track will showcase presentations, panels, demonstrations, and project updates. Some of...
  • 01/22/2016 - 07:03
    The Fedora Project is pleased to announce that the West Coast Fedora Camp, hosted by the Caltech Library, will be offered at the California Institute of Technology's Keck Institute for Space Studies in Pasadena April 11-13, 2016.   Fedora 4, the new, revitalized version of Fedora, was released into production in November 2014. Fedora 4 features include vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity, ease of use and more. Fedora Camp offers everyone...
  • 01/04/2016 - 10:11
    Winchester, MA  The 11th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) with the theme “Visible data, invisible infrastructure" will take place in Amsterdam February 22-25, 2016 (http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc16). The conference provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and institutions across all disciplines and domains involved in curating data to get together with like-minded data practitioners to discuss policy and practice. This year a Fedora 4 Workshop will be held as...
  • 12/17/2015 - 11:28
    Winchester, MA  Keep up with DuraSpace news, events, opportunities and initiatives in Spanish. SUBSCRIBE to DuraSpace Informe, a bi-a monthly newsletter features current strategic information of interest to Spanish speaking users of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source projects. If you would like to subscribe to DuraSpace Informe please sign up here.   FOLLOW DuraSpace Noticias, a DuraSpace Spanish language twitter stream featuring up-to-date community news and information here: https://twitter....
  • 12/15/2015 - 11:03
    Winchester, MA  Traveling to the 20th annual conference of Museums and the Web 2016 (MW2016) April 6-9, 2016 in Los Angeles? If so plan on joining David Wilcox, DuraSpace, and Stefano Cossu, The Art Institute of Chicago for a half-day workshop focused on managing museum assets as linked data with Fedora 4. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 1:30-4:30 PM. Workshop information is avaialble here. Please register here: http://mw2016.museumsandtheweb.com/registration/.