New [email protected], Fedora 4 :Introduction and Overview

The AIMS team is pleased to announce the webinar “Fedora 4: Introduction and Overview". 

This webinar will represent Fedora 4 and the webinar addresses publishers, librarians, information management specialists, software developers, (agricultural) journal editors, related data providers and other interested people.


Fedora is a flexible, extensible repository platform for the management and dissemination of digital content. Fedora 4, the new, revitalized version of Fedora, was released into production in November. This significant release signals the effectiveness of an international and complex community driven open source project delivering a modern repository platform with features that meet or exceed current use cases in the management of institutional digital assets. Fedora 4 features include vast improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity, ease of use and more. This webinar will provide an overview of Fedora 4 with a focus on the latest features and developments. .


7th of May 2015- 14:00 Rome Time (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference between your location and Rome, Italy)


David Wilcox is the Product Manager for Fedora with DuraSpace. He sets the vision for Fedora and serves as strategic liaison to the steering committee, leadership group, project members, service providers, and other stakeholders. David works together with the Fedora Technical Lead to oversee key project processes, and performs international outreach to institutions, government organizations, funding agencies, and others

The session is open to anyone but places are limited. If you are interested to attend the webinar, send an e-mail to [email protected], containing the following information:

  • your name
  • your affiliation
  • your role
  • your country

System requirements

Once you have requested to attend the webinar, you will receive an e-mail confirming your place with an URL access. Make sure that:

  • you have good internet connection
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10.3. If in doubt, go to Checking system requirements of the web conferencing programme Adobe Connect.


This webinar is co-sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), CIARD and Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)