Telling Fedora 4 Stories at Johns Hopkins Library with Sayeed Choudhury

January 16, 2017By carol minton morrisFedora

“Telling Fedora 4 Stories” is an initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing details about Fedora 4 implementations for the community and beyond. The following interview, conducted by Carol Minton Morris with Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and … Read More

NEW Demo from Hyku Repository (Hydra-In-A-Box) Team

January 9, 2017By carol minton morrisFedora

From Mike Giarlo on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application (Hyku) tech team Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application (Hyku) continues, and here's our latest demo. Continued thanks to Indiana University for contributing to these sprints, and thanks to Notre Dame for joining the sprints. This demo covers work done in November and December of 2016—improved … Read More

Fedora, Museums, and the Web

December 14, 2016By carol minton morrisFedora

Austin, TX  The annual Museums and the Web Conference (MW2017) will be held April 19-22, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio featuring advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice of interest to museums, galleries, libraries, science centers, and archives. Formal and informal networking events are scheduled throughout the event to bring attendees–webmasters, social media managers, educators, … Read More

Report from Fedora Camp in NYC

December 13, 2016By carol minton morrisFedora

Austin, TX  After successful Fedora Camps held at Duke University in North Carolina and Caltech in Southern California, the Fedora team hit the big city.  An intimate group of 22 Fedora enthusiasts came together at Columbia University in New York City November 28-30. Instructors from the US and Canada were on hand to teach and … Read More

On the Road with Fedora: IDCC Workshop

December 12, 2016By carol minton morrisFedora

The 12th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be held in Edinburgh from February 20-23, 2017 bringing together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context. David Wilcox, Fedora product manager for DuraSpace, will offer a full-day Fedora workshop, “Curating Digital Content with Fedora,” on … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.6.1 and 4.7.0 Releases

November 29, 2016By carol minton morrisFedora

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 … Read More

CALL Fedora Interest Group Proposals for OR2017

November 1, 2016By carol minton morrisFedora

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 … Read More

Islandora and Fedora Events in NYC, Nov 28-30

October 31, 2016By carol minton morrisFedora

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 … Read More

NEW DEMO from the Hydra-in-a-Box Tech Team

October 27, 2016By carol minton morrisFedora

From Mike Giarlo, software architect, Stanford University Libraries, on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box tech team Palo Alto, CA  Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application continues, and here's our latest demo. Continued thanks to Indiana University for contributing to these sprints! This demo covers work done September 19-October 21—demonstrating an improved administrative UI, dynamic about page editing, and internationalization (work … Read More

Introduction to Fedora Workshop at DLF 2016 Forum

October 24, 2016By carol minton morrisFedora

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 … Read More