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

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

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.1.0 Release

July 30, 2019By carol minton morrisFedora

From Jared Whiklo, Release Manager, on behalf of the Fedora Team The 5.1.0 release of Fedora is now available. This release is backwards compatible with the 5.x releases. Please see the Release Notes[1] for more information on the contents of this release. You can download the release from the Downloads[2] page. [1] https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Fedora+5.1.0+Release+Notes [2] https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Downloads

Fedora Workshop, Staatsarchiv Bern, Switzerland, Aug 22

June 18, 2019By carol minton morrisFedora

On August 22,2019 the State Archives Basel-Stadt and St. Gallen will host a Fedora Workshop with high-caliber speakers from Lyrasis/DuraSpace/Fedora: Product Manager David Wilcox and Technical Lead Andrew Wood will discuss Fedora 4 (currently 5.0.2) which replaces the Fedora 3.8 version currently running on many archives. Unlike Fedora 3.8 (XML and Relational Database), Fedora 4 … 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

Registration Open: Fedora Camp Atlanta

January 28, 2019By kristi searleFedora

Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora is used in a wide variety of institutions including libraries, museums, archives, and government organizations. Fedora Camp, hosted by Emory University Libraries, offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora. Fedora Camp Atlanta … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 5.0.0

December 20, 2018By carol minton morrisFedora

From Daniel Bernstein, Technical Lead and Developer, on behalf of the Fedora Committers We are proud to announce the release of Fedora 5.0.0 December 14th, 2018. The move from Fedora 3.x to 4.x represented a full reimplementation of the Fedora architecture. The move from Fedora 4.x to 5.x DOES NOT represent the same scope of change. The changes … Read More