11/29/2016 - 11:42
From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead
Austin, TX The Fedora Team is proud to announce the two releases: Fedora 4.6.1 and 4.7.0. The Fedora 4.7.0 release includes many fixes and improvements, documented below, as well as an upgrade to the backend datastore. Therefore, the Fedora 4.6.1 includes a patch to the underlying ModeShape that generates backups suitable for restore to Fedora 4.7.0.
Please see upgrade documentation:
11/29/2016 - 10:41
Austin, TX The 2016 DuraSpace Membership Campaign closed at the end of October. By joining DuraSpace this year 159 members are now connected with the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO projects they depend on. DuraSpace members become open source project part-owners who actively help advance project goals by participating in project governance. Thank you to all our members for believing, as we do, in working together to provide enduring access to the world’s digital heritage forever.
11/01/2016 - 10:09
From David Wilcox, Fedora product manager, Open Repositories 2017 Fedora Interest Group co-chair
Join us for the Fedora Interest Group sessions at Open Repositories 2017 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,...
10/31/2016 - 09:40
Charlottetown, PEI, CAN; Austin, TX discoverygarden and DuraSpace are pleased to announce three digital repository-related New York City events that will take place on November 28, 29, and 30. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet people interested in digital repositories, participate in hands-on learning, ask questions, and access helpful resources. We hope to see you there!
1. Fedora Camp in New York City, hosted by Columbia University Libraries will take place November 28-30, 2016. For...
10/24/2016 - 12:29
Austin, TX This year the DLF (Digital Library Federation) Forum Nov 6-10, is combined with two additional events–the Liberal Arts Colleges Pre-Conference and Digital Preservation 2016. The event will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at at the historic Pfister Hotel.
More information is available here: https://www.diglib.org/forums/2016forum/
On Tuesday, November 8 David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager for DuraSpace, will offer a three-hour, hands-on workshop focused on introducing participants...
10/24/2016 - 08:17
From Elliot Metsger, Senior Programmer/Analyst, Digital Research and Curation Center, Johns Hopkins University, on behalf of the Fedora API-X group
The Fedora API Extension Architecture (API-X) working group has been planning a milestone release and associated demo of the API-X framework and an assortment of extensions. While this does not represent a production release, the framework has matured to the point where it is ready for a round of evaluation and feedback. We are currently working...
10/17/2016 - 09:25
Austin, TX The Fedora Project is set to hold a three-day Fedora Camp in New York City, hosted by Columbia University Libraries at the Butler Library, November 28-30, 2016. In this post you will find an overview of what will be covered on each day, and details regarding instructors and scheduling.
Training will begin with the basics and build toward more advanced concepts–no prior Fedora 4 experience is required. Participants can expect to come away with a deep dive Fedora 4 learning...
09/30/2016 - 10:32
From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017
Brisbane, Australia The OR17 Call for Proposals is available on the conference web site: http://or2017.net/call-for-proposals/
The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program, with submissions due by 20 November 2016. The conference system is now...
09/22/2016 - 13:45
From Aaron Coburn, systems administrator and programmer, Academic Technology Services, Amherst College
Amherst, MA I would like to announce the 4.4.4 release of the Fedora Camel component.
This is a patch release that deprecates two endpoint options: transform and tombstone. Those options are still available in this release, but they will log a warning; they will be completely removed in the 4.5.0 release.
The transform option was used with the (now deprecated) fcrepo-transform extension...
09/21/2016 - 15:28
Austin, TX Get current technical facts about DSpace, Fedora and VIVO in a concise format online, or as a downloadable PDF. Overview technical specifications for each DuraSpace open source project offer a basic description, history, a typical product use case, an architectural overview, key features and more.
• DSpace technical specifications here.
• Fedora technical specifications here.
• VIVO technical specifications here.