First milestone release for Fedora API-X!

We are excited to announce the first milestone release of Fedora API-X Architecture. The development of Fedora API-X has been a community based effort, led by members of our team Aaron Birkland and Elliot Metsger and funded by Institute of Museums …

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Presentation on Fedora API Extension architecture at DLF 2016 Forum

Aaron Birkland is giving a presentation on Fedora API Extension architecture (API-X) at the 2016 DLF Forum on Monday November 7, 1:30-2.25 pm.   Fedora API-X, one of our major software components, is a community driven effort aimed at building an …

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Poster presentation on Linked Data and SHARE at 2016 Charleston Conference

Sayeed will be presenting our recent work with SHARE data using RMap services at the Charleston Conference on November 3rd from 6pm to 6.45pm. Come check out our poster and other materials at the booth!   Our poster can be downloaded below: …

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Data Conservancy Update!

  The Data Conservancy team has been busy refactoring our core infrastructure and extending our software offerings. Based on lessons learned from a robust R&D program and community-adopted software development, we strive to develop solutions that address not only our preservation needs, but …

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The library matrix

by Agnieszka Gautier, NSIDC A view into the George Peabody Library at Johns Hopkins University, Maryland. Photo credit: Matthew Petroff, flickr.com   Libraries are knowledge warehouses. Not so long ago, content came in the form of books or other paper …

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Beyond dark data

by Agnieszka Gautier, NSIDC A graphic illustrating the code behind big data, which is revolutionizing the way information is stored and discovered. Credit: infocux Technologies, Mexico   Anne Thessen, an oceanographer by training, sits in her home office surrounded by …

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Capturing a world

by Natasha Vizcarra, NSIDC An Inuit hunter stands at the edge of the shorefast ice at Barrow, Alaska. Credit: M. Druckenmiller.   A hand-drawn map; an Elder’s account of an old hunting route; reports of new leads in the sea …

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A new chapter for Data Conservancy

The recent beta release of the Data Conservancy software marks not only an evolution in the data curation capabilities of the software. It also marks a new chapter in the Data Conservancy community.   With this release, Data Conservancy comes …

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Data Conservancy Software Beta Release Now Available

We are pleased to announce the beta release of the Data Conservancy Software (DCS). The version features archive services and enhanced metadata ingest capabilities, as well as an improved user interface.   “We have started the data preservation capabilities of …

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DC, IEEE, Portico awarded grant to link publications with data

The Data Conservancy, in partnership with IEEE and Portico, have been awarded a grant to link publications with data.  The $602,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation will support the creation of a service to do just that.  This …

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