Fedora: Meet the Team

May 14, 2021By InfoFedora, Uncategorized

Today we are sitting down with the staff team at Fedora who work alongside our wonderful community members every day to make things happen for the program. Fedora is an open-source, community-supported program funded entirely by membership contributions. Because of this funding, the program is able to support a small staff to work on developing, … 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

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

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

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