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Australia: New South Wales Government to Open Source Digital Archives Software

March 21, 2012 by

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From iTnews.com.au: NSW State Records has promised to open source any digital preservation software it writes for an archive of “born-digital” records that will sit in a new Western Sydney data centre. The digital archives project is the State Government’s first attempt to permanently and centrally store a portion of digital files that are beyond […]

A DSpace Powered Digital Library Opens in India With Four More Launching Soon

January 28, 2012 by

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From the The Times of India: Society was in need of youths who were ready to take the reins of the nation and transform themselves into global leaders, D Purandeswari, minister of state for human resources and development, said on Thursday. She was inaugurating the Dspace digital library at St Albert’s College, Ernakulam. [Clip] The […]

LYRASIS Launches FOSS4LIB to Provide Guidance to Libraries about Open Source Software

January 23, 2012 by

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From a LYRASIS Announcement: LYRASIS is pleased to announce the launch of its FOSS4LIB (Free/Open Source Software for Libraries), a website dedicated to providing guidance about open source software for the library community. [Clip] FOSS4LIB offers a set of Decision Support Tools for the library community to assess open source readiness and related decisions. The […]

U.S. Government Intelligence: DNI/IARPA Announces Open Source Indicators Program

August 29, 2011 by

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IARPA Announces New Research Program The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), announced today a new research program to develop and test novel methods to assist intelligence analysts in anticipating significant societal events. The Open Source Indicators Program (OSI) will focus on events that include […]