Fall 2009 "All About Repositories" Webinars
August 31, 2009
Don't miss the Fall 2009 "All About Repositories" series featuring technology solutions from the industry leaders; DuraSpace, SPARC, and Sun Microsystems.
These highly successful webinars provide overviews of best practices, technology updates, and key trend analyses for academic resources directors, IT managers, digital librarians, repository managers and developers, and curators.
The first event is coming up on Sept. 9th, so Register Today at; http://www.education-webevents.com/
Fall Series Titles:
Easy-to-use DuraSpace Repositories Enabling Open Access: Islandora, DSpace and NSDL EduPak
Sept. 9, 2009 at 10:00am PT
To celebrate Open Access Week Oct. 19-23 join presenters Mark Leggott, Valorie Hollister, Art Pasquinelli, and Carol Minton Morris as they unpack three open access, out-of-the-box repository solutions that will help make your digital assets available to your community "ASAP." Mark Leggott, University Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island will explain Islandora, based on the easy-to-use Drupal content management system with a Fedora Commons Repository Software on the back end. Valorie Hollister, DuraSpace Community Development for DSpace, will talk about DSpace Repository software used by more than 600 institutions globally. Carol Minton Morris, DuraSpace Marketing and Communications and NSDL Communications, will introduce EduPak 1.0, a lightweight version of the open-source digital library platform used to power the National Science Digital Library that is designed to meet the needs of national educational organizations and institutions focused on establishing specialized digital collections, conducting educational research, and providing teachers with pedagogical tools that require basic digital repository technology. Art Pasquinelli from Sun will give an overview on the Sun PASIG event Oct. 7-9 and pertinent technology developments relevant to the repository community.
New DuraSpace "Stack" Releases: Fedora Commons, DSpace, and Mulgara
Sept. 30, 2009 at 10:00am PT
SPARC OA Week Kick-off Presentation and Presentation of DuraSpace OA Week Winners
Oct. 14, 2009 at 10:00am PT
Repositories in the Cloud: How to Participate in the DuraCloud Pilot Program
Oct. 28, 2009 at 10:00am PT