This first stable release can be used for productive environment.
Additionally we reworked the documentation and help pages for development and installation:
The OpenAIRE Conference "Enlightenment in the Knowledge Society" will be take place at the Göttingen State and University Library in Göttingen/Germany from 21-22 November 2012. Registration is free, and open at the Conference Webpage.
The conference will present the results of the OpenAIRE project which supports the European Commission’s FP7 Open Access Pilot. It will feature a picture of the open access & supporting infrastructure landscape in Europe and offer views ranging from researcher’s views on scientific information, to the role of data infrastructures, research institutions and funders. This will offer a fitting context to Horizon 2020, where open access will be a general principle for all European research programmes. The programme will also give insight into the OpenAIREplus project, which will link publications to research data, enabling ...
The Call for Papers of the 17th International Conference on Electronic Publishing has been published. The title of the conference is “Mining the Digital Information Networks” and the main theme will be extracting and processing data from the vast wealth of digital publishing and the ways to use and reuse this information in innovative social contexts in a sustainable way. The conference will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss data mining, digital publishing and social networks along with their implications for scholarly communication, information services, e-learning, e-businesses, the cultural heritage sector and other areas where electronic publishing is imperative.
The Conference will take place at June 13-14, 2013 in Karlskrona/Sweden, a UNESCO world heritage site. For more information on the call, forms of participation and dates see
JHOVE (JSTOR/Harvard Object Validation Environment), the framework for format validation, has been upgraded to the new version JHOVE 1.7. But the more important news is that JHOVE will move with his developer Gary McGath out of Havard and becomes an open source project in the future. Gary McGath writes on the File Format Blog:
„After well over a year, a new version of JHOVE is finally available. Really, not very much has changed since 1.6 as far as the software itself goes. However, I’m leaving Harvard at the end of August and asked for and got custody of JHOVE, so this version marks its transition from a Harvard-supported project (which, in practice, it hasn’t been for a long time) to a separate open-source project. The <link ...