Fedora 6 Alpha Release is Here

November 23, 2020By InfoFedora, Uncategorized

Today marks a milestone in our progress toward Fedora 6 – the Alpha Release is now available for download and testing! Over the past year, our dedicated Fedora team, along with an extensive list of active community members and committers, have been working hard to deliver this exciting release to all of our users. So … Read More

Fedora Migration Paths and Tools Project Update: October 2020

October 14, 2020By InfoFedora, Uncategorized

This is the first in a series of monthly blog posts that will provide updates on the IMLS-funded Fedora Migration Paths and Tools: a Pilot Project. The first phase of the project began in September with kick-off meetings for each pilot partner: the University of Virginia and Whitman College. These meetings established roles and responsibilities … Read More

Fedora in the time of COVID-19

August 18, 2020By InfoFedora

The impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 are being felt around the world, and access to digital materials is essential in this time of remote work and study. The Fedora community has been reflecting on the value of our collective digital repositories in helping our institutions and researchers navigate this unprecedented time.  Many member institutions have … Read More

Curriculum Available: Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona

January 8, 2020By carol minton morrisFedora

The curriculum for the upcoming Islandora and Fedora Camp at Arizona State University, February 24-26, 2020 is now available here. Islandora and Fedora Camp, hosted by Arizona State University Libraries, offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about the latest versions of Islandora and Fedora. Training will begin with the basics and build … Read More

Fedora 6 Sprint

November 25, 2019By carol minton morrisFedora

From David Wilcox, Fedora Program Leader, DuraSpace Community Supported Programs, LYRASIS The second Fedora 6 sprint ran from November 4-15, 2019 with 11 participants from across the Fedora community: Danny Bernstein, LYRASIS Andrew Woods, LYRASIS Ben Pennell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Peter Eichman, University of Maryland Jared Whiklo, University of Manitoba Bethany … Read More

Register for Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona, February 24-26, 2020

October 29, 2019By carol minton morrisFedora

LYRASIS and the Islandora Foundation invite you to attend the first Islandora and Fedora Camp at Arizona State University, February 24-26, 2020: https://www.lyrasis.org/Content/Pages/Event-Details.aspx?Eid=5F12A402-E7F4-E911-80FE-00155D73CF3B. Islandora is an open-source software framework designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage, and discover digital assets using a best-practices framework.  Islandora was originally developed by the University … Read More

Fedora 6 Code Sprint 1 Summary

October 2, 2019By carol minton morrisFedora

The first code sprint to develop Fedora 6 ran from September 16-27 with thirteen participants: Danny Bernstein, LYRASIS Andrew Woods, LYRASIS Ben Pennell, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Jared Whiklo, University of Manitoba Mohamed Mohideen Abdul Rasheed, University of Maryland Peter Eichman, University of Maryland Aaron Birkland, Johns Hopkins University Youn Noh, Yale University … Read More

UPDATE: Samvera Connect 2019

September 20, 2019By carol minton morrisFedora

From Brian McBride and Richard Green on behalf of the Samvera Connect 2019 organizing teams Samvera Connect will be held Oct.22-25 at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri. The following is a list of important updates this week. • The sign-up list for Mentees  is open – anyone who would like to be paired with a … Read More

Towards a Fedora Migration Path

September 17, 2019By carol minton morrisFedora

In 2018, DuraSpace was awarded a planning grant (LG-72-18-0204) by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to investigate the barriers to upgrading libraries and archives running unsupported versions of Fedora because reliance on the older versions of Fedora puts the stability, security and functionality of the content and services of these repositories at … Read More