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As the winter holidays approach DuraSpace staff, partners and collaborators have been on the road sharing news, community accomplishments, information, and technical developments. We  We are pleased to report  the successful conclusion of the 2027 2017 Membership Campaign.

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The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign closed at the end of October. By joining DuraSpace this year --- 163 members are now connected with the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO projects they depend on. DuraSpace members become open source project part-owners who actively help advance project goals by participating in project governance and software planning and development. Thank you to all our members for believing, as we do, in working together to strengthen the open scholarly ecosystem in order to provide enduring access to the world’s digital heritage.



2017 Membership Update (needs updating)

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Many thanks to all our members who have already renewed their membership for 2017 and to those who have joined DuraSpace for the first time as new members. New members include:

  • DSpace: ETH Zurich/ETH Library, Naval Postgraduate School and the University of Stirling
  • Fedora: University Library Bern and University of Michigan Medical School
  • VIVO: German National Library of Science and Technology
  • General: Drexel University Libraries

150 members have so far contributed $1,063,333 and joined  In all 163 members contributed $1,105,833 and partnered with  DuraSpace in the vital effort to provide technical leadership, sustainability planning, fundraising, community development, marketing and communications, collaborations and strategic partnerships and administration to the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO projects. We are winding down the campaign and only have another $131,667 to raise to reach our annual goal. Here's where we are towards meeting targets by project:

Total: $1,063,333; 156 unique members; 89% of goal

  • DSpace: $229,500; 55 members; 92% of goal 
  • Fedora: $544,750; 71 members; 94% of goal 
  • VIVO: $191,583; 24 members; 68% of goal 
  • General: $97,500; 19 members ; 115% of goal


We are pleased to welcome new DuraCloud customers SUNY Maritime College, Dominican Sisters of Hope, and LYRASIS. We also welcome new DSpaceDirect customers Keene State College and National University Hospital Singapore.