Press Release: Celebrating 7 Years of Service, LYRASIS CEO to Transition at End of June 2022

February 22, 2022By LyrasisPress Release

Atlanta, GA – February 22, 2022. Following seven years of service, Robert Miller, the Chief Executive Officer of LYRASIS, a leading non-profit member organization serving and supporting libraries, archives, museums, and cultural heritage organizations globally, will be leaving the organization as of June 30, 2022. Since becoming CEO in 2015, Robert and his team have … Read More

DSpace Selected in SCOSS Third Round of Funding

November 10, 2021By LyrasisLyrasis

LYRASIS and DSpace are excited to announce that the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS), selected DSpace in their third round of pledging. SCOSS, established in 2017, is a network of influential organizations committed to helping secure Open Access and Open Source infrastructure well into the future by identifying non-commercial services essential to Open Science … Read More

DuraCloud’s Chronopolis Preservation Storage Price Reduced 40%

July 27, 2020By LyrasisDuraSpace

LYRASIS is excited to announce a significant price reduction for storage fees in the DuraCloud Enterprise Chronopolis plan. The annual storage fee is now $300 per TB for up to 19 TB of storage, and $275 per TB for 20 or more TB of storage.  DuraCloud is an open source, hosted digital preservation storage service that has been helping institutions preserve 400+ TB of content in … Read More

VIVO Conference 2020: Explore the Program

June 9, 2020By LyrasisDuraSpace, Events

The VIVO Conference will be held next week,  June 16-18 online. The organizers are pleased to invite you to browse this year’s exciting and comprehensive VIVO conference program. The program includes a Keynote and many speakers, workshops, panels, lightning talks and more–all online, easy for everyone to attend, and free of charge! Register Dr. Mathias … Read More

Your Invitation to a Free Online Introduction to Fedora Workshop

May 27, 2020By LyrasisDuraSpace

Your Invitation to a Free Online Introduction to Fedora WorkshopYou are invited to register for a free online Introduction to Fedora workshop to be held on June 23 from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET. Attendance is limited but a version of the workshop will be recorded and made available afterward.  The workshop will provide an overview … Read More

Your Generous Support is Accelerating DSpace 7

April 29, 2020By LyrasisDuraSpace

Since July 2019, LYRASIS and DSpace governance have worked together to expedite the release of DSpace 7. The DSpace 7 Working Group has worked hard on what will be the largest release in DSpace history, with a completely new, dynamic user interface and a suite of next generation repository features (see NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 … Read More

Fedora 6 Rebuild Demo: Resilience in a Long-term-Preservation Persistence Layer

April 29, 2020By LyrasisDuraSpace

A Fedora 6 demo video is now available showcasing a recently added feature. This demo explains the repository rebuild functionality and demonstrates how it works. This new feature demonstrates Fedora’s commitment to a self-describing, long-term-preservation persistence layer and increases Fedora’s resilience in disaster recovery scenarios. You can find the demo video here. This demo follows previous … Read More

VIVO Conference 2020 announces Call for Proposals

April 23, 2020By LyrasisDuraSpace, Product Spotlight

Call for Proposals is open! The 2020 VIVO conference task force invites proposals for the eleventh annual VIVO conference to be held June 16 – 18, 2020 online. Please submit abstracts for presentations, workshops, posters, or demos before May 15, 2020. Focus topics and trends Persistent identifiers of interest in scholarship Open data sources Non-traditional … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

April 21, 2020By LyrasisProduct Spotlight

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing.   Beta 2 is the second scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we highly advise against … Read More

Overviews: DuraCloud and ArchivesDirect

January 28, 2020By LyrasisDuraSpace

A new DuraCloud overview video is now available. This on-demand 30 min webinar recording explains the DuraCloud service using real use cases from the libraries, archives, museums, and nonprofits who use DuraCloud for preservation storage. The session also covers the Chronopolis Network dark archive storage option, and end with a brief demonstration of the DuraCloud … Read More