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ახალი წიგნი ჩვენს ბიბლიოთეკაში


Трапезундская и Батумская Мирные конференции : Февраль - Май 1918 г. Документы и материали = ტრაპეზუნდისა და ბათუმის სამშვიდობო კონფერენციები : 1918 წელი, თებერვალი-მაისიდოკუმენტები და მასალები. посвящается Столетию Грузинской Демократической Республики (1918 - 2018) = ეძღვნება საქართველოს დამოუკიდებელი რესპუბლიკის 100 წლისთავს (1918-2018) / Национальная парламентская библиотека Грузии; Сост. и отв. Ред. Ир. Якобашвили. – Тб.: инст. истории Грузии двадцатого века, 2018. – 466 с. ISBN 978-9941-27-863-1
გამოცემაში წარმოდგენილია ტრაპეზუნდისა და ბათუმის სამშვიდობო კონფერენციების, სამეცნიერო  მოლაპარაკებებსა და შეხვედრებს ოფიციალური სტენოგრაფიული ჩანაწერების პირველ გაშიფრული ვერსია გამოცემას. იგი უნიკალურ შესაძლებლობას იძლევა მკითხველი ჩართულობისათვის მოლაპარაკებების პროცესში, ამიერკავკასიის სეიმტის დელეგაციის ორგანიზაციული მუშაობის დროს. აქვე აგრეთვე წარმოდგენილია (ნაწილობრივ) ოტომანთა იმპერიისა და კაიზერული გერმანიის მოლაპარაკებები ბრესტი-ლიტვის ხელშეკრულების ხელმოწერის დროს (1918 წლის მარტი) რომლიც მიმდინარეობდა საქართველოს დამოუკიდებელი აზერბაიჯანისა და სომხეთის რესპუბლიკების დამოუკიდებლობის გამოცხადებამდე (1918 წლის 26, 27, 28 მაისი).  წიგნი გამოვიდა საქართველოს დემოკრატიული რესპუბლიკის 100 წლისთავის საიუბილეოდ. წიგნი გამოიცა საქართველოს ეროვნული არქივის, საქართველოს პარლამენტის ეროვნული ბიბლიოთეკის და მეოცე საუკუნის საქართველოს ისტორიის ინსტიტუტის პროექტის ფარგლებში. 

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Syrian experts attend workshop at the PAC Regional Centre for Asia

IFLA - 5 საათი 7 წუთი წინ

The PAC Regional Centre for Asia at the National Diet Library (NDL) of Japan is one of the sixteen IFLA PAC Centres that are spread all over the globe. The PAC Centres have a wide range of expertise concerning preservation and conservation as well as safeguarding cultural heritage. The PAC Regional Centre for Asia is specialised in paper conservation and digitization, it was this expertise that was shared with experts from Syria.

Two experts from the Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums, Ms. Razan al Jundi and Ms. Fatat Kamel Jadid were invited to the PAC Regional Centre for Asia in Japan for two weeks to participate in a Training Workshop for Preservation of Paper Cultural Heritage organized as a part of the Silk Road Friendship Project funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The four-day workshop from May 22 to 25, 2018 was spent on learning the techniques for preserving paper documents and books. During the workshop, Ms. al Jundi and Ms. Jadid learned basic repair techniques for mending torn or damaged pages using Japanese paper as well as how to make protective enclosures.

The workshop was very successful and the PAC Regional Centre for Asia hope to be able invite and work with more experts from around the world.

You can read more about the workshop here.

 

 

 

ახალი წიგნი ჩვენს ბიბლიოთეკაში


ჯანელიძე, ოთარ. საქართველოს დემოკრატიული რესპუბლიკის ისტორიის ნარკვევები = The Essays of the History of the Democratic republic of Georgia / საქართველოს პარლამენტის ეროვნული ბიბლიოთეკა; რედ. შტეპჰენ ჯონსი. - თბ., 2018. – 360 გვ.  ISBN 978-9941-8-0034-4 წიგნი გამოვიდა საქართველოს დემოკრატიული რესპუბლიკის 100 წლისთავის საიუბილეოდ. მასში გაშუქებულია 1918-1921 წლების სამეცნიერო ნარკვევების გარკვეული ასპექტები საშინაო და საგარეო პოლიტიკის კუთხით. მასალები დალაგებულია შემდეგი თემატიკით: დამოუკიდებლობის აქტის პროექტები, 1918 წლის საქართველო-გერმანიის ურთიერთობა; ნიკო ნიკოლაძის, ივანე ჯავახიშვილის და სხვა ცნობილი პოლიტიკური მოღვაწეების ლიტერატურული დისკურსი; საქართველოს დამფუძნებელთა კრება; საქართველოსა და თურქეთის ურთიერთობა 1918-1921 წლებში და სხვა მნიშვნელოვანი დეტალები. აღსანიშნავია ისიც, რომ წიგნში თითოეული თავის რეზიუმეები წარმოდგენილია ინგლისურ ენაზე.  ნაშრომი განკუთვნილია როგორც სპეციალისტებისათვის, ისე მკითხველთა ფართო წრისათვის.

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ახალი წიგნი ჩვენს ბიბლიოთეკაში


საქართველოს სახელმწიფოს ხელმძღვანელები : ოფიციალური დოკუმენტები, სიტყვები და გამოსვლები. ნოე ჟორდანია საქარტველოს რესპუბლიკის მთავრობის თავმჯდომარე (1918 წლის 24 ივნისი - 1921 წლის 18 მარტი) / საქ. პარლამენტის ეროვნ. ბიბ-კა, პარლამენტის სამეცნ.-საინფორმ. უზრუნველყოფის განყ-ბა ; შემდგ. ლ. საყვარელიძე, ე. შუბითიძე; მთ. რედ. შტეპჰენ ჯონსი; რედ. ე. ჯგერენაია. - თბ., 2018. – 393 გვ.  ISSN1987-5576 ISBN178-9941-27-716 წიგნო სერიით საქართველოს სახელმწიფოს ხელმძღვანელები  2013 წლიდან გამოდის და  მოიცავს საქართველოს სახელმწიფო მმართველების ცხოვრებისა და მოღვაწეობის მნიშვნელოვან დეტალებს. სერიული გამოცემა დაიწყო ზვიად გამსახურდიას ტომეულებით (5 ტომი), შემდგომში იყო აკაკი ასათიანი (1 ტომი) და ედუარდ შევარდნაძე - საკმაოდ ფართო მიმოხილვით (6 ტომი). სერიის მე-13 გამოცემა გამოვიდა საქართველოს სახელმწიფოებრივი აღდგენის 100 წლისთავთან დაკავშირებით და შესაბამისად დაეთმო ნოე ჟორდანიას. წიგნში წარმოდგენილია მისი საჯარო გამოსვლები, წერილები, მიმართვები და ჟურნალ-გაზეთების კორესპონდენტების მიერ გადმოცემული მისი მოსაზრებები სხვადასხვა საკითხებზე.  ამ სერიით გამოცემული ყველა წინა ნომერი შეგიძლიათ მოიძიოთ ჩვენი ბიბლიოთეკის კატალოგში და შესაბამისად ადგილზე გაეცნოთ თითოეულ ტომს.

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DSpace User Group at The Repository Fringe Conference, July 2-3

DSpace news - სამ, 19/06/2018 - 22:13

From Bram Luyten, Atmire

The annual Repository Fringe Conference is taking place on the 2nd and 3rd of July in Edinburgh.

The organizers of the repository fringe are kindly making the Kelvin Room at RSE Edinburgh available from 2.00 to 3.30pm on Tuesday July 3rd for a DSpace User Group meeting.

If you are interested in joining this event, please join the ongoing communication about the program on the DSpace UK mailing list.

When available, more information will also be added to:
https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/2018-07-03+Repository+Fringe+DSpace+User+Group+Meeting

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2018-19 DSpace Leadership Group & Community Nominations

DSpace news - სამ, 19/06/2018 - 19:08

DSpace is excited to announce the Leadership Group for the 2018 membership year.

Allen Bell University of British Columbia Library John Butler University of Minnesota Scott Hanrath University of Kansas Barbara Hirschmann ETH Zurich Jyrki Ilva National Library of Finland Salwa Ismail Georgetown University Inba Kehoe University of Victoria Pierre Lasou Université Laval Agustina Martinez Garcia University of Cambridge Joao Mendes Moreira Foundation of Science and Technology Portugal Kristi Palmer Indiana University Purdue University Indiana Kristi Park Park Texas Digital Library Maureen Walsh The Ohio State University Libraries Andrew Weaver Washington State University Libraries Heather Yager Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Members of the Leadership Group play a key role in setting the strategic direction and priorities of the project through the approval of the annual budget allocation and project roadmap and establishing the annual community direction.  Under the governance of DSpace, Leadership Group members represent Platinum member institutions or are representatives of Gold, Silver, or Bronze member institutions that have been nominated and/or elected by DuraSpace Members in support of DSpace.  The DSpace community benefits greatly from the engagement of it’s Leadership Group and is excited to welcome these members.

Additionally, the DSpace project is seeking two individuals from the community to be an active participant in the future of DSpace by serving as a member of the DSpace Leadership Group.  

Beginning today, we invite anyone in the DSpace community, DuraSpace members (whose institution doesn’t already have a Leadership Group seat) or non-members of DuraSpace, to nominate an individual who you believe would be a good representative of the community (self-nominations are welcome).

Ideal candidates should be familiar with DSpace and have an interest in being engaged with key project decisions and the broader user community. It is also helpful if the candidate has fiscal or staffing responsibility within their organization and able to bring the commitment, creativity, and dedication that the role calls for.

Learn more about the DSpace Leadership Group here.

Please submit your nomination using this form by Wednesday, June 27, 2018.  Self-nominations are welcome.

Next Steps

At the end of the nomination process anyone nominated will be asked to submit a brief personal statement expressing why they would be a suitable candidate for the Leadership Group.  An election will follow at which time the Fedora community will be asked to vote for two candidates.

If you have any questions about the DSpace project governance or the nomination and election process please contact Kristi Searle.

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Another translation of the Guidelines.

IFLA - სამ, 19/06/2018 - 17:22

Another translation of the Guidelines is available now: in Telugu. So far only in pdf format.

Telugu is the primary language in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and the union territory of Puducherry in India with 75 million native speakers at the 2001 census. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telugu_language

EOSCpilot Workshop at the 47th LIBER Conference in Lille.

LIBER news - სამ, 19/06/2018 - 17:13

The EOSCpilot project is organising the pre-conference Workshop “Research Institutions and Libraries and the Role of Funders in the European Open Science Cloud” on July 4th (09:00 – 12:00), just a few hours before the LIBER Conference. The workshop’s purpose is to bring together research funding bodies, institutions and research libraries as key stakeholders of…

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Statement from DSpace Steering Group on the DSpace 7 Data Model

DSpace news - ორშ, 18/06/2018 - 18:57

The DSpace Steering Group strongly recommends that the DSpace 7 data model should be expanded to support new object types (entities) to provide the following immediate benefits: alignment with the COAR Next Generation Repositories recommendations (especially around identifiers, e.g. ORCID), compliance with OpenAIRE v4 guidelines, and ensuring that DSpace stays current and competitive with other repository solutions in the landscape while being interoperable with existing research information systems.

In order to achieve this, the Steering Group recommends adopting a flexible, configurable data model which allows existing DSpace institutions to choose whether to enable new (out-of-the-box) entities in their system. The solution should initially concentrate on entities required to meet OpenAIRE v4 guidelines, while also allowing institutions to create/design additional entities to meet other use cases. The solution should be built incrementally (over several releases), so as to not adversely affect the DSpace upgrade process. The end result should be a system that supports configurable entities in its data model, as this will allow for DSpace to be adapted/extended for additional use cases. However, in order to stay true to the goals described in the DSpace 2015-18 Strategic Plan, DSpace should avoid becoming too specific to a single repository use case. Instead, a goal of configurable entities should be to allow third-party extensions or add-ons to extend the DSpace data model for specific use cases. One example may be DSpace-CRIS, a widely adopted DSpace extension to support CRIS use cases. Configurable entities should allow for such extensions to be more easily installed/maintained in out-of-the-box DSpace.

For the reasons stated above, the Steering Group recommends the new data model be based on the Option #3 proposal (see DSpace Entities Overview / Discussion document), where Entities are proposed as an extension of the Item model. The creation of this new model should be coordinated by DuraSpace / DSpace Steering, and be developed in collaboration with the global DSpace community. By doing so, the configurable entities will be a transparent and inclusively developed model ensuring that DSpace is able to face the new challenges and address the needs and requirements of its global community.

We welcome the DSpace community’s involvement and support going forward, and it will be incorporated as opportunities arise.

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VIVO Updates for June 17 — Nominations for Leadership Group, EuroCRIS, Membership Drive

DSpace news - ორშ, 18/06/2018 - 18:20

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director

Nominations for Leadership Group open Each year, VIVO elects three community members to serve on the VIVO Leadership Group. Any person at a VIVO member institution can nominate up to three people to serve. To make a nomination, you must be at a VIVO member institution. Not at a member institution? That’s easy to fix, become a member. To become a member, see Become a Member Now that you are at member institution, send the names of the people you would like to nominate to Kristi Searle at Duraspace. You can nominate anyone you like, including people who have served as community members previously. Kristi will check with each person nominated to make sure they are willing to serve. If they are, they will be asked to provide a short bio to use in the election. Nominations are due June 25, 2018. We look forward to hearing from you!

EuroCRIS I had the pleasure of attending the 2018 EuroCRIS meeting in Umeå Sweden this past week. EuroCRIS meets every other year, and gathers people interested in “CRIS” systems — current research information systems — these are systems that record the research outputs of a research organization. Some people refer to VIVO as a CRIS system. CRIS systems focus on research outputs, not people, and often are directly associated with repositories where the research outputs are stored. In Europe, due to open access and other compliance and reporting requirements, it is increasingly common for a university to *require* that all research outputs be stored in the university’s repository. A very popular choice for such work is DSpace, another Duraspace project. DSpace-CRIS is a modification of DSpace that supports the production of simple profiles of researchers with content in the repository. Much of the conference health with issues of CRIS systems, DSpace-CRIS, and the compliance requirements.

I had the chance to meet and discuss these ides with colleagues from the VIVO community, DSpace community, and Duraspace including Michele Mennielli (Duraspace), David Baker (CASRAI), Brian Lowe (Ontocale), Tatiana Walter (TIB Hannover), Anna Guillaumet (SIGMA, and VIVO Leadership Group), Jordi Cuni (SIGMA), Andrea Bollini (4Science), Caroline Birkle (Managing Director Converis), Ed Simons (President, EuroCRIS), Anna Clements (University of Glasgow), Susana Moriati (4Science), Pablo de Castro (EuroCRIS board), Jan Dvorack (Infoscience, Czech Republic), and Miguel-Angel Sicilia (University of Alcalá, Spain) .

Tatiana Walter gave an excellent talk on the effort to map KDSF in Germany to VIVO. Basic concepts of mapping were covered as well as difficulties that were resolved in the mapping of KDSF. Her talk will be available on the conference web site.

EuroCRIS has a CRIS system output format, CERIF-XML. Many CRIS systems are able to produce CERIF-XML. A mapping of CERIF-XML to VIVO was completed several years ago. It needs to be updated. With a new mapping, an XSLT could be constructed to export VIVO RDF triples from CERIF-compatible CRIS systems. We hope to hear more about the updated mapping and XSLT transform work in the months to come.

The meeting was an excellent chance to discuss CRIS concepts with European colleagues, and to keep up to date on CRIS thinking and activities in Europe.

Membership Drive Interested in helping VIVO grow its membership? Please contact Julia Trimmer VIVO is looking for a person to join the membership drive.

Go VIVO!

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ახალი წიგნი ჩვენს ბიბლიოთეკაში

    საქართველოს პირველი რესპუბლიკის კონსტიტუცია (1921) :  მასალები და დოკუმენტები. ტომი I. ეძღვნება ისიდორე დოლიძის დაბადებიდან 100  წლის  იუბილეს / საქართველოს პარლამენტის ეროვნული ბიბლიოთეკა. სამოქალაქო განათლების განყოფილება; რედ. ე. ჯგერენაია, თ. კენჭოშვილი. - თბ.: ირიდა, 2015. – 254 გვ.  ISBN: 978-9941- 0- 8187- 3
საქართველოს პირველი რესპუბლიკის კონსტიტუცია (1921) :  მასალები და დოკუმენტები. ტომი II. ეძღვნება ისიდორე დოლიძის დაბადებიდან 100  წლის  იუბილეს / საქართველოს პარლამენტის ეროვნული ბიბლიოთეკა. სამოქალაქო განათლების განყოფილება; რედ. ე. ჯგერენაია, თ. კენჭოშვილი. - თბ.: საჩინო, 2018. – 1008 გვ.  ISBN: 978-9941- 27-862- 4
საქართველოს პირველი რესპუბლიკის კონსტიტუციაზე მუშაობა საქართველოს ეროვნულმა საბჭომ 1918 წლის მაისში დაიწყო, 1919 წლიდან კი მასზე მუშაობა საქართველოს დამფუძნებელმა კრებამ განაგრძო. დღეს მრავალი მკვლევარი დაინტერესებულია საქართველოს პირველი რესპუბლიკის შესწავლით. სწორედ ამიტომ საქართველოს პარლამენტის ეროვნული ბიბლიოთეკის მეცნიერების, კულტურისა და სამოქალაქო განათლების დეპარტამენტის გადაწყვეტილებით გამოიცა დოკუმენტები და მასალები, რომელიც ასახავს საქართველოს პირველი კონსტიტუციის მიღების პროცესს. პირველი ტომი მოიცავს საქართველოს ეროვნული საბჭოს მასალებს 1918 წლის მაისიდან 1919 წლის მარტამდე, ხოლო მეორე ტომი - დამფუძნებელი კრების მასალებს 1919 წლის 19 მარტიდან 1921 წლის 21 თებერვლამდე. წიგნში გამოქვეყნებული დოკუმენტები და მასალები დაცულია საქართველოს ეროვნულ არქივსა და საქართველოს პარლამენტის ეროვნულ ბიბლიოთეკაში.

იხ. ვრცლად

The Making of RETRONEWS

LIBER news - ორშ, 18/06/2018 - 13:56

This is a guest post from LIBER sponsor RetroNews; written by Nathalie Thouny and Étienne Manchette. To speed up the digitisation of the press and make press publications all the easier to access, BnF-Partenariats¹, the French National Library’s subsidiary in charge of advancing its digital legacy, has designed and developed, with the support of the…

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Nominate an extraordinary educator

IFLA - ორშ, 18/06/2018 - 02:37

The International Literacy Association are looking for educators who are making an extraordinary impact in the lives of their students, as well as advocates of all kinds who are invested in our mission to advance literacy for all. Click here to nominate yourself or a fellow literacy leader.

Internet for People: IFLA signs onto joint letter to G20 Presidency

IFLA - კვი, 17/06/2018 - 13:38

IFLA has added its name to a letter to Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina and host of the G20 – a gathering of the governments of the world’s biggest economies. The letter sets out a number of areas where policy-makers should act to ensure the Internet works, first and foremost, for its users.

Over the past three decades, the Internet has become ever more central to the way we learn, research, create and communicate. As such, the importance of ensuring that it develops in a way that helps users achieve their goals grows. Libraries, with their long expertise in managing and giving access to information, and well-established values of service to users, can help.

IFLA has therefore long engaged in making the case for giving everyone access to the Internet – notably through public access schemes. We have also called for laws and practices that make this access as full and meaningful as possible.

It is welcome that this year’s G20 is looking at digital and Internet policy issues. Bringing together the biggest global players is important, given that individual national approaches run counter to the global nature of the net. It is a chance to commit to an Internet that works for people.

To make the most of this opportunity, IFLA and other like-minded organisations have signed a joint letter to Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina (the 2018 host of the G20). This establishes five areas where governments can act:

  • Meaningful Access: investment in affordable access and digital literacy programmes
  • Privacy and Data Protection: ensuring citizens have greater control over their own data
  • Freedom of Expression: promote and maintain an open Internet for everyone
  • Cybersecurity: develop cybersecurity tools that respect human rights
  • Increased competition: allow for innovation and protect consumers

IFLA Secretary-General Gerald Leitner said:

“As the Internet becomes ever more essential to the creation and sharing of information, we need to ensure that it works in a way that protects rights and promotes development. IFLA is proud to join the other signatories to this letter in setting out the way forwards”

IFLA encourages its members to use this letter in their own advocacy work, in order to make the case at all levels for an Internet that is truly focused on improving people’s lives.

 

 You can read the letter here. Find out more about what IFLA is doing on questions around the Information Society.

Internet for People: IFLA signs onto joint letter to G20 Presidency

IFLA - კვი, 17/06/2018 - 13:38

IFLA has added its name to a letter to Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina and host of the G20 – a gathering of the governments of the world’s biggest economies. The letter sets out a number of areas where policy-makers should act to ensure the Internet works, first and foremost, for its users.

Over the past three decades, the Internet has become ever more central to the way we learn, research, create and communicate. As such, the importance of ensuring that it develops in a way that helps users achieve their goals grows. Libraries, with their long expertise in managing and giving access to information, and well-established values of service to users, can help.

IFLA has therefore long engaged in making the case for giving everyone access to the Internet – notably through public access schemes. We have also called for laws and practices that make this access as full and meaningful as possible.

It is welcome that this year’s G20 is looking at digital and Internet policy issues. Bringing together the biggest global players is important, given that individual national approaches run counter to the global nature of the net. It is a chance to commit to an Internet that works for people.

To make the most of this opportunity, IFLA and other like-minded organisations have signed a joint letter to Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina (the 2018 host of the G20). This establishes five areas where governments can act:

  • Meaningful Access: investment in affordable access and digital literacy programmes
  • Privacy and Data Protection: ensuring citizens have greater control over their own data
  • Freedom of Expression: promote and maintain an open Internet for everyone
  • Cybersecurity: develop cybersecurity tools that respect human rights
  • Increased competition: allow for innovation and protect consumers

IFLA Secretary General Gerald Leitner said:

“As the Internet becomes ever more essential to the creation and sharing of information, we need to ensure that it works in a way that protects rights and promotes development. IFLA is proud to join the other signatories to this letter in setting out the way forwards”

IFLA encourages its members to use this letter in their own advocacy work, in order to make the case at all levels for an Internet that is truly focused on improving people’s lives.

 

You can read the letter here. Find out more about what IFLA is doing on questions around the Information Society.

JOB OPENING: Head of International Projects

LIBER news - პარ, 15/06/2018 - 15:19

LIBER is Europe’s largest research library network. Our network consists mainly of university, national and special libraries. Together we help libraries support world-class research. LIBER was founded in 1971 and is based in The Hague. In November 2017, LIBER launched its new Strategy for 2018-2022: Research Libraries, Powering Sustainable Knowledge in the Digital Age. To…

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Registration Open: Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin

DSpace news - ხუთ, 14/06/2018 - 19:42

DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts invite you to attend Fedora and Samvera Camp at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018.

Fedora is the robust, modular, open source repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. The latest version of Fedora features vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity, ease of use and more.

Samvera (previously known as Hydra) is a grass-roots, open source community creating best in class digital asset management solutions for Libraries, Archives, Museums and others.  The Samvera software offers flexible and rich user interfaces tailored to distinct content types on top of a robust back end – giving adopters the best of both worlds.

Training will begin with the basics and build toward more advanced concepts – no prior Fedora or Samvera experience is required. Participants can expect to come away with a deep dive Fedora and Samvera learning experience coupled with multiple opportunities for applying hands-on techniques working with experienced trainers from both communities.

Previous Fedora Camps and Samvera Camps (previously known as Hydra Camps) have been held throughout the United States, United Kingdom and in the Republic of Ireland.  Most recently, DCE hosted the inaugural Advanced Samvera (Hydra) Camp focusing on advanced Samvera developer skills.  

The upcoming combined camp curriculum will provide a comprehensive overview of Fedora and Samvera by exploring such topics as:

  • Core & Integrated features
  • Data modeling and linked data
  • Content and Metadata management
  • Migrating to Fedora 4.x
  • Deploying Fedora and Samvera in production
  • Ruby, Rails, and collaborative development using Github
  • Introductory Blacklight including search and faceting
  • Preservation Services

The curriculum will be delivered by a knowledgeable team of instructors from the Fedora and Samvera communities: Mark Bussey (DCE), Bess Sadler (DCE), Andrew Woods (DuraSpace), and David Wilcox (DuraSpace)

Attendance is limited to the first 30 registrants.  DuraSpace Members and Registered Service Providers receive a discounted rate.  Register before September 14th to receive a $50 discount!

Register Now!

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On Track or Off the Rails? IFLA publishes an update current status of transposition of the Marrakesh Directive in Europe

IFLA - ხუთ, 14/06/2018 - 17:22

As States which have signed the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities meet in New York, IFLA is today publishing an update on what EU governments are doing to make the Marrakesh Treaty a reality in Europe.

The Marrakesh Treaty, signed in 2013, removes unnecessary barriers to the creation and sharing of books in formats that are accessible to people with print disabilities. Previously, copyright rules often forced libraries and users to seek permission or pay fees, and made cross-border exchanges of works almost impossible.

The European Union passed key legislation - Directive 2017/1564 and Regulation 2017/1563 – in September 2017, with a deadline for Member States to update their own laws of 11 October 2018. Ratification in Europe will mean that 28 more countries are covered by the Marrakesh Treaty, opening up access to collections in major world languages to people in other countries which have ratified.

Less than four months from this date, IFLA’s research shows where things stand in most Member States. We look in particular at whether Member States are trying to make libraries pay for the copying and sharing of physical and audiobooks, whether they face additional obligations, and whether people with dyslexia and other disabilities can benefit.

Overall, we see that relatively few states are taking up the possibility to provide for compensation payments. This is good news, given both the financial and bureaucratic burden this can represent.

However, more are demanding that libraries register as ‘authorised entities’, despite this being illegal under the Treaty, or demanding that they provide more paperwork than necessary. Moreover, not enough are taking advantage of reform to ensure that all people with disabilities benefit from Marrakesh provisions.

IFLA will continue to monitor national legislation over the coming months. We welcome questions.

You can read the full report in a word document (also in large print) and in a pdf.

See also our guide on Marrakesh transposition in Europe,  our pages on the Marrakesh Treaty, and keep up to date with the latest on what IFLA is doing on copyright issues.

 

Participate: ORCID in Repositories Task Force

DSpace news - ხუთ, 14/06/2018 - 17:12

Background and group scope
Over the past several years, new ORCID features and increased community uptake have introduced opportunities for ORCID to serve as open infrastructure for automating aspects of repository workflow.

While some repositories have developed sophisticated infrastructure that leverages ORCID to automate workflow, support for ORCID is available out of the box in only a few open source and vendor supplied systems. This means that many institutions that don’t have the resources to customize a system or develop an entirely home-grown solution are unable to make full use of ORCID in their repositories.

To improve workflow automation, author disambiguation, and visibility of repository content using the community-driven infrastructure that ORCID provides, we need better ORCID integration in more repository systems. The ORCID in Repositories Task Force will provide input on repository community needs regarding ORCID and on a set of recommendations for supporting ORCID in repository platforms that will help guide repository system developers.

Charge and Deliverables
This group is charged with reviewing and providing feedback on the proposed recommendations for supporting ORCID in repository systems, including considering:

At what points in repository workflows are ORCID iDs most useful/relevant?
What are the current challenges in using ORCID in repositories?
What ORCID features would be most helpful to include in a repository platform?
The group will develop a set of recommendations to guide repository system developers in designing and building ORCID features. These will be released for public comment before being finalized.

This group will also review and feedback on survey questions that will be used to assess community interest in features proposed in the above recommendations.

Formation & membership
Membership of this group is voluntary, and we invite participation by individuals who have an interest in the topic — including repository providers, repository managers, librarians, IT staff, and research administration staff. The group will be chaired by Michele Mennielli, International Membership and Partnership Manager at DuraSpace. Michele will be supported by Liz Krznarich, ORCID Frontend Tech Lead. ORCID will recognize group members on its website.

Governance
To encourage a “safe space” for frank conversations, discussions during meetings and online conversation will be kept confidential; meetings and other communications including document comments will be considered closed. As with other ORCID task forces, activity, status and outcomes of the group will be shared with the ORCID Board. The group will also share its draft recommendations publicly, for comment by the community, before they are finalized.

Expected effort
We expect the group to attend three one-hour web meetings over the course of three to four months, starting in July 2018, and to dedicate about four hours to reviewing documents outside of the meetings. ORCID staff will generate draft documents, provide logistical support, and take meeting notes.

Meeting 1: Introduce members and review group charge. Discuss survey questions (draft circulated in advance), problems being addressed, and review proposed recommendations.
Homework: Comment on the proposed recommendation.
Meeting 2: Discuss comments on the proposed recommendations and merge comments into a draft recommendation for public comment.
Homework: Comment on draft recommendation.
Meeting 3: Review public comments and finalize recommendations.

Contact
For additional information about the working group, please contact us.

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New OA policies in Eastern African universities

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 14/06/2018 - 13:35

Twelve universities in Eastern Africa have adopted open access (OA) policies requiring researchers to deposit their research in institutional OA repositories, subject to copyright permissions.

The new policies will make the universities’ research output freely available online, ensuring that important research that is being conducted at universities in Eastern Africa reaches the global scientific community.

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