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 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

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 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

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2

November 26, 2018By carol minton morrisFedora

From Daniel Bernstein, DuraSpace Technical Lead and Developer, on behalf of the Fedora Development Team Based on testing feedback [1] from the most recent 5.0.0 release candidate, the following tickets have been addressed and incorporated into a new release candidate: # fcrepo4 https://jira.duraspace.org/browse/FCREPO-2934 : UI: “View Versions” link gives 404 if no version is created … Read More

Fedora 5.0.0 Release Candidate Available for Testing

November 3, 2018By carol minton morrisFedora

From Danny Bernstein, Technical Lead, DuraSpace The Fedora 5.0.0 release candidate is available for testing. Pending any issues discovered in the testing of the release candidate, the 5.0.0 release is planned for Dec 3, 2018. The primary features/updates found in this release include: • Alignment with the Fedora API Specification 1.0 which includes the implementation … 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