Two of our Alliance Digital Repository sites, Digital UW and Digital UNC, will be offline this weekend due to maintenance at the data center at University of Wyoming. The downtime will last from 3:00 PM on Friday 3/13 until 9 AM on Monday 3/16.

During this time, the repository sites will redirect to the Alliance homepage at

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Thanks to all the presenters and participants who made it through the cold & snow for the "Sharing Colorado's Unique Digital Collections" conference on November 13! The conference generated many thought-provoking discussions about DPLA and a statewide digital cultural heritage portal for Colorado.

Materials from the conference are now available

This conference was presented by the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, the Colorado Library Consortium, and the Colorado State Library.

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James Lyall has graciously agreed to host a “shib in a box” workshop, agenda and details below. Feel free to share this with your staff who might be interested in attending.  If you plan on attending, please send me an email, and also cc James Lyall, so we can plan for the breaks. Lunch will be on your own.


Please note the URL below for preparation. Let us know if you have any questions, please.


I am also attaching the agenda below.


Shibboleth Identity Provider Installation Training

October 17, 2014

Metropolitan State University of Denver

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The Colorado Alliance will host a presentation on PlumX, on Thursday, October 9, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.  PlumX, now part of Ebsco Information Services, “provides evidence of how research output in all its forms is being utilized, interacted with, and talked about around the world.  Harvesting metrics from a multitude of online sources, PlumX offers an exciting new way to see the influence of researchers, groups, and institutions.”  (from their website).  Victor Castellanos, the regional sales manager for PlumX and presenter of this program, says that PlumX will enable the harvesting of research metrics “around usage, captures, mentions, and social media, in addition to citatio

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