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  Hugh Rundle: Future imperfect A couple of weeks ago I watched Simone Giertz‘s TED Talk, Why you should make useless things. Giertz recently underwent surgery for a brain tumour, and unsurpisingly it appears to have increased her zest for life even more. Because I’m self-absorbed, Giertz’s talk made me think of my Twitter bots. … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-06-23By Hugh Rundle David Rosenthal: Software Heritage Archive Goes Live June 7th was a big day for software preservation; it was … Read More

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  David Rosenthal: Software Heritage Archive Goes Live June 7th was a big day for software preservation; it was the formal opening of Software Heritage’s archive. Congratulations to Roberto di Cosmo and the team! There’s a post on the Software Heritage blog with an overview:Today, June 7th 2018, we are proud to be back at Unesco headquarters to … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-06-21By David. (noreply@blogger.com) Open Knowledge Foundation: Europe’s proposed PSI Directive: A good baseline for future open data policies? … Read More

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  DuraSpace News: DSpace User Group at The Repository Fringe Conference, July 2-3 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 … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-06-19By Carol Minton Morris Islandora: I find your lack of faith disturbing: Islandora … Read More

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  District Dispatch: Federal library funding remains stable as FY 2019 appropriations process moves forward Months of advocacy by ALA members across the country has produced the first positive results for fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding as the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee voted today to provide level funding for the Institute of Museum … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-06-15By Kevin Maher John Mark Ockerbloom: Public domain serials: Renewal inventory … Read More

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  DuraSpace News: DSpace 7 Updates from OR2018, Including a Recorded DSpace 7 Demo From Tim Donohue, Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect In case you were not able to join us last week at the Open Repositories Conference (http://or2018.net) in Bozeman, Montana, or just want to review conference materials, we’ve collected information from all the major DSpace presentations and workshops below. (Please note, … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-06-13By Carol Minton Morris LITA: Jobs in Information Technology: June 13, 2018 … Read More

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