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Webinar: OA publishing in public health

EIFL - FOSS news - სამ, 28/06/2022 - 11:07

Calling African journal editors, librarians and all others interested in open access publishing and public health - join this LIBSENSE and PublicHealth.Africa (PHA) webinar to discuss the results of a study of open access parameters in African public health journals, to share good open access publishing practices, and discuss an education programme to facilitate open publishing in Africa. 

Training of public librarians in Uganda

EIFL - FOSS news - პარ, 24/06/2022 - 16:28

Fifteen librarians from 11 public and community libraries in Uganda will participate in a five-day training programme conducted by EIFL’s partners in the 'Digital skills @ your local library' project, Maendeleo Foundation and the National Library of Uganda.

Heritage Preservation for a Sustainable Future

EIFL - FOSS news - ხუთ, 23/06/2022 - 17:17

The National Library of Armenia will host an International conference, 'Heritage Preservation for a Sustainable Future', dedicated to the 510th anniversary of Armenian printing.

Online courses inspire women & youth in Uganda

EIFL - FOSS news - ხუთ, 23/06/2022 - 17:08

Single mothers, street vendors, business women, out-of-school and unemployed youth, teachers and health workers in Uganda are using the internet to broaden their knowledge, learn new skills and create new products that they can sell or use after learning digital skills and taking online courses in their local libraries.

University of Maribor Open Science Summer School

EIFL - FOSS news - ხუთ, 23/06/2022 - 15:16

The University of Maribor Summer School offers PhD students and early career researchers the opportunity to learn and develop skills in the fields of research data management, open access to research results, the use of open research infrastructure, supercomputing resources and the European Open Science Cloud. 

Fedora Newsletter – June 2022

DSpace news - პარ, 17/06/2022 - 19:50

Summer’s almost here! Welcome to the June edition of the Fedora Newsletter. This past month we were able to get on the road and see some familiar faces at Open Repositories in Denver, CO. We also met some new folks and want to welcome them with open arms to our community. Read on for more about what’s happening.

News Membership – Your support is valuable!

Fedora is an open-source, community-supported program funded entirely by membership contributions. As we move in to membership renewals for FY2022-23, we wanted to thank all of our financial sponsors who continue to actively support this vital piece of software, used by countless institutions across the globe. Your funding supports our staff who work to develop, teach, engage and support all active Fedora users. Without our members, we would not be able to support the preservation of the vital content contained within the repositories of our users. Find out how you can help. Learn more and become a member today!

Fedora at Open Repositories

For the first time in 2 years, Open Repositories was held in-person in Denver, CO and we were fortunate enough to be able to participate in a variety of ways at the conference. This was an exciting opportunity to be able to reconnect with our users, meet new faces and share Fedora 6.0 with attendees.

A special thanks to the following community members for supporting the program during the event:

  • Jared Whiklo, University of Manitoba – Introduction to Fedora Workshop/Technical support
  • Robin Ruggaber, University of Virginia -IMLS Grant Update Poster Session Participant
  • Jon Dunn, Indiana University – Repository Rodeo Fedora Representative

Check us out:

Members of Fedora Governance & Strategic Planning Committee at Open Repositories in Denver, CO

Robin Ruggaber, University of Virginia, and Arran Griffith, Fedora Program Manager, present their poster – IMLS Grant Update: Fedora Migration Paths & Tools – A Pilot Project.

Jon Dunn, Indiana University, presents on behalf of Fedora at the Repository Rodeo session.

It’s Official – Fedora 6.2 is ready to go!

This month we officially launched the most current version of the software – Fedora 6.2. It is available for downloading and use at: https://github.com/fcrepo/fcrepo/releases/tag/fcrepo-6.2.0

6.2 Features and Highlights:

  • Newly added stats end point
    • View resources in your repository by things like mime type and byte count
  • Asynchronous repository initialization
    • Rebuild operation outside of the web application initialization flow so that users can start up Fedora and query the API without having to wait for the rebuild operation to complete

All other release notes and details can be found on the fcrepo GitHub page here: https://github.com/fcrepo/fcrepo/compare/fcrepo-6.1.1…fcrepo-6.2.0

Where to Find Us

August – IslandoraCon, Charlottetown, PEI Canada

Presentation:    IMLS Grant – Fedora Migration Paths and Tools: A Pilot Project

September – iPres 2022, Glasgow, Scotlanld

Workshop:        Welcome to Fedora 6.0: Features, Migration Support & Integrations for Community Use Cases

Thinking about heading to iPres? The Fedora Team is still seeking info on interest on travel to Scotland in a SURVEY HERE. We are seeking the community’s thoughts on a Fedora gathering in conjunction with the conference dates (Sept 12-16, 2022) and are using the survey information to plan accordingly.

See a conference you want to attend and have a collaborative idea you’d like to work with the Fedora team on? Email us at arran.griffith@lyrasis.org. We would love to work together on join presentations to help bring Fedora to more users.

What’s Happening in Our Partner Communities

Samvera

  • Call for Proposals for is now open for Samvera Connect 2022 taking place at the University of Notre Dame from October 24-27, 2022. Submit your proposal here until Aug 8, 2022.
  • Hyku 4.0 released featuring:
    • Cross-site search, theming enhancements, in-app with ENV defaults configuration process
    • See full release notes here: https://github.com/samvera/hyku/releases/tag/v4.0.0

Islandora

  • IslandoraCon will be held August 2-5,2022 at UPEI in Charlottetown, PEI.
  • Documentation Sprint taking place June 20-29
    • Sign Up and get more details here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-xu-LP0GUo5X5OKvx8ol6HckG8V9DS5T3TwD0qmV_lc/edit?usp=sharing
Fedora Registry

Part of our mission with Fedora 6.0 is to better understand our user install base. As a result, we are reaching out to the community now to help with these efforts. Is your institution in our registry? If so, are all the details up to date? Check out the current Fedora Registry here: https://duraspace.org/fedora/community/fedora-users/

Need an update or need to add your instance? Use this link: https://duraspace.org/registry/register-your-site/

By understanding our install base and what versions of Fedora are being used, we will be better prepared to provide the support necessary for our entire community.

Get Involved

Fedora is designed, built, used, and supported by the community. Join the conversation on our Fedora Slack channelor sign up for our Fedora community mailing list to stay in the loop. You can find more details here.

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FSCI 2022

EIFL - FOSS news - პარ, 17/06/2022 - 17:37

FSCI 2022, a community-led FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute event, will take place online, with the theme ‘Collaboration for Action: Sharing Knowledge Across Boundaries’. FSCI 2022 is presented by the FORCE 11 community in collaboration with the UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) Library. 

EOSC Future Consortium meeting

EIFL - FOSS news - პარ, 17/06/2022 - 16:52

EOSC Future is an EU-funded project that is implementing the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). EOSC will give European researchers access to a wide web of FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) data and related services.

Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will participate in the EOSC Future Consortium to exchange plans and discuss ideas.

OJS workshop for central Kenya universities

EIFL - FOSS news - პარ, 17/06/2022 - 14:24

EIFL’s partner consortium, the Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium (KLISC), is organizing an Open Journals Systems (OJS) implementation workshop at the University of Embu for Chuka University, Dedan Kimathi University, Karatina University, Kenya Methodist University, Meru University and Muranga University. 

EIFL webinar: Get ready for WIPO!

EIFL - FOSS news - ოთხ, 15/06/2022 - 12:35

The 42nd session of WIPO's Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) takes place in Geneva from 9 - 13 May 2022. It is the first full meeting since the start of the pandemic. It will take place in hybrid format, with in-person participation in Geneva and online.

During COVID-related travel restrictions, member states did not engage in negotiations or decision-making, and observers, such as EIFL, could not attend. Now restrictions are lifted, and SCCR is back in business!

Copyright and COVID: Libraries take stock

EIFL - FOSS news - სამ, 14/06/2022 - 16:05

Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on recent evidence highlighting the need for strong copyright exceptions for libraries to support the delivery of online content and services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WIPO Assemblies 2022

EIFL - FOSS news - სამ, 14/06/2022 - 08:29

The WIPO Assemblies are the main policy and decision making bodies of WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization).

Items of special interest to EIFL are the Report on the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), the Assembly of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled, as well as general statements where countries set out their position on all the issues under consideration.

EIFL joins OA Switchboard

EIFL - FOSS news - ორშ, 13/06/2022 - 14:27

Open Access (OA) is growing every year. The agreements that EIFL has negotiated with publishers for waived or discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs) are one of the drivers of this global growth.

It is important that library consortia and libraries in EIFL partner countries can monitor the open access publications by affiliated authors. This information enables them to observe the impact of university strategies for open access, and to report progress to all stakeholders.

EIFL-PLIP T-break: Short-form and micro training methods

EIFL - FOSS news - ორშ, 13/06/2022 - 11:20

Public librarians in Kenya, Namibia, Uganda and Zambia who have completed training-of-trainers programmes organized by the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) and partners are invited to attend this informal knowledge sharing event.

Open Access Week 2022

EIFL - FOSS news - ორშ, 13/06/2022 - 10:21

International Open Access Week 2022 (OA Week 2022) takes place from 24 - 30 October, and EIFL will be celebrating with libraries and researchers in our partner countries.

The theme this year is ‘Open For Climate Justice’. The theme seeks to encourage connection and collaboration among the climate movement and the international open community.

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