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

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

May 20, 2019By carol minton morrisFedora

The Fedora community has long been at the forefront of developing an open source repository framework that supports digital preservation efforts. Fedora 6 aims to integrate a standardized structure for persisting and delivering the essential characteristics of digital objects in Fedora with the emerging Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification.  The OCFL defines a shared … Read More

IMLS Funds DuraSpace Fedora Investigation–Designing a Migration Path: Assessing Barriers of Upgrading to the Most Current Version of Fedora–No Collection Left Behind

August 28, 2018By carol minton morrisFedora

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded DuraSpace a National Digital Platform Planning Grant for $49,279 to investigate barriers to upgrading hundreds of U.S.-based libraries and archives running unsupported versions of Fedora. In consultation with stakeholders this project will conduct an environmental scan of relevant community initiatives, and gather primary research data to … Read More

Join Fedora at OR2018

April 13, 2018By jeremy brantFedora

If you will be traveling to Bozeman, Montana for OR2018 June 4-7 please join David Wilcox and Daniel Bernstein at Montana State University for a full-day workshop on June 4 that will provide an overview of Fedora–the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content. The latest version … Read More

Recording and Slides From CLAW Webinar: Islandora + Fedora 4

February 27, 2018By jeremy brantFedora

Last Friday February 23rd the University of Toronto Scarborough hosted an Islandora CLAW + Linked Data Lunch and Learn session. The recording is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC1mujWB30k&t=12s. Webinar presentations: 0:00:14 – Introduction to Islandora CLAW and Linked Data (Danny Lamb, Technical Lead, Islandora Foundation) Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1PaSXTGWekQAADA0NSL6e4-oC2fP12xj5wj57ATlMT1A/edit#slide=id.g3220567843_1_112 1:02:32 – Islandora Metadata Interest Group Update (Rosie LeFaive, UPEI, Mike Bolam, … Read More

Come to Fedora camp in October

September 15, 2017By carol minton morrisFedora

Austin, TX  You are invited to 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.   Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination … Read More

Fedora & Samvera Camp UK: Last chance to register!

August 22, 2017By kristi searleFedora

DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts are set to offer the Fedora and Samvera Camp at Oxford University, Sept 4 – 8, 2017. The camp will be hosted by Oxford University Oxford, UK and is supported by Jisc.  Registration is open through this Friday, August 24th and limited spots are available so don’t miss this opportinity register today! Training begins … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.7.3 Release

June 12, 2017By kristi searleFedora

From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager, on behalf of the Fedora team The Fedora Team is proud to announce the release of Fedora 4.7.3 on June 7, 2017. Full release notes are available on the wiki. The Fedora 4.7.3 release is a backwards compatible refinement of the previous release, which fixes a namespace-corrupting bug that has the … Read More

Fedora 4 and the Knowledge Grid at U Michigan Medical School

June 1, 2017By kristi searleFedora

Deploying Fedora 4, or Migrating from Fedora 3 to Fedora 4 is a challenge with built-in rewards. This series of articles, “Fedora 4 in Production” looks into why and how community members are working with Fedora 4 to enhance both collections and workflow at their institutions. In this article Allen Flynn, Research Analyst and Technology Lead at … Read More