Converis and VIVO Working Together

Converis and VIVO Working Together

From Ann Beynon, Clarivate Analytics   At the third VIVO workshop in Germany, held September 17-18, 2018 in Hanover, WWU Munster, one of the largest universities in Germany, presented on how they connect Converis to VIVO. Converis is a CRIS system provided by Clarivate Analytics used to assemble the complete professional profiles for a complete and up-to-date collection of all… Read more »

DuraSpace Appoints Executive Director

DuraSpace Appoints Executive Director

DuraSpace is pleased to announce Erin Tripp has been appointed the Executive Director of DuraSpace, effective November 1, 2018. Ms. Tripp has been serving as the Interim CEO for the organization since June 1, 2018. As Executive Director, Ms. Tripp will focus on broadening engagement with the international user communities of DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and… Read more »

VIVO Updates for November 7, 2018 — Product Direction, Cornell, Smithsonian, New Sites, Ontocale, ISWC, Interest Groups

VIVO Updates for November 7, 2018 — Product Direction, Cornell, Smithsonian, New Sites, Ontocale, ISWC, Interest Groups

Statement of Product Direction for 2019 The VIVO Leadership Group has developed and adopted a Statement of Product Direction for VIVO product development for 2019 bit.ly/vivo-direction-2019. Bringing together the interests of those in product evolution, the committers group, the development community, ontologists, and the interests of our sites and members, the statement of direction lays out four… Read more »

Fedora 5.0.0 Release Candidate Available for Testing

Fedora 5.0.0 Release Candidate Available for Testing

From Danny Bernstein, Technical Lead, DuraSpace The Fedora 5.0.0 release candidate is available for testing. Pending any issues discovered in the testing of the release candidate, the 5.0.0 release is planned for Dec 3, 2018. The primary features/updates found in this release include: • Alignment with the Fedora API Specification 1.0 which includes the implementation… Read more »

Webinar: DSpace for Research Data Management

Webinar: DSpace for Research Data Management

DuraSpace presents a Community Webinar, DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (10:00am ET/4:00p.m. CET convert to your timezone), join Andrea Wuchner and Dirk Eisengräber-Pabst of Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application orientated research organization, when they present, “DSpace for Research Data Management: Fordatis – a DSpace Solution.” The recent… Read more »

CALL for Hosting (CfH) the North American DSpace User Group Meeting

CALL for Hosting (CfH) the North American DSpace User Group Meeting

From Salwa Ismail, Chair of DSpace Leadership Group on behalf of the DSpace Leadership Group Texas Digital Library has kindly offered to host the next DSpace North American User Group Meeting in Austin, TX. This is a great opportunity for the North American DSpace community to meet again after the successful event hosted at and… Read more »

OpenAIRE Becomes a Fully-fledged Organization

OpenAIRE Becomes a Fully-fledged Organization

From Prof. Yannis Ioannidis, OpenAIRE A.M.K.E Interim Head DuraSpace strategic partner OpenAIRE announced today the formation of its legal entity, OpenAIRE A.M.K.Ε., a non-profit partnership, to ensure a permanent presence and structure for a European-wide national policy and open scholarly communication infrastructure. About OpenAIRE: OpenAIRE, funded by the EC since 2008, has led the shift… Read more »

Recording Available: “Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC’s plan of action”

Recording Available: “Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC’s plan of action”

On October 24th SPARC’s Executive Director and Board Member of DuraSpace, Heather Joseph, presented a DuraSpace members-only webinar, “Securing Community-Controlled Infrastructure: SPARC’s plan of action.” In a recently published article, “Securing community-controlled infrastructure,” Heather Joseph, SPARC Executive Director, begins to address a common concern that was raised by the Open community in late 2017: “Everything we… Read more »

Ontocale Joins DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

Ontocale Joins DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Ontocale, as its newest participant in the DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) program. Ontocale is a Certified DuraSpace Contributor offering VIVO services and the program’s third VIVO provider, joining Clarivate Analytics and Symplectic. Brian Lowe, founder of Ontocale, has been a contributor to VIVO since 2006. Having been a developer at… Read more »

Inviting Your Feedback: Draft Recommendation for ORCID in Repositories

Inviting Your Feedback: Draft Recommendation for ORCID in Repositories

From Liz Krznarich, Technical Lead, ORCID A few months ago, we announced the launch of the ORCID in repositories task force. This group, chaired by Michele Mennielli, International Membership and Partnership Manager at DuraSpace, was charged with reviewing and providing feedback on proposed recommendations for supporting ORCID in repository systems. In an unprecedented show of… Read more »