Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

The Fedora community has long been at the forefront of developing an open source repository framework that supports digital preservation efforts. Fedora 6 aims to integrate a standardized structure for persisting and delivering the essential characteristics of digital objects in Fedora with the emerging Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification.  The OCFL defines a shared… Read more »

AVAILABLE NOW: DSpace 7 Preview Release

AVAILABLE NOW: DSpace 7 Preview Release

The first preview release of DSpace 7 is now available for download, testing, and feedback. Demo sites are also available for a preview of DSpace 7 features. DSpace 7 brings to DSpace a single, modern user interface and REST API and integrates current technological standards and best practices. This new UI combines with the existing… Read more »

VIVO Updates, May 19, 2019 — Leadership Group elections, Early bird conference registration deadline, Knowledge Graph conference, Books for VIVO

VIVO Updates, May 19, 2019 — Leadership Group elections, Early bird conference registration deadline, Knowledge Graph conference, Books for VIVO

Elections for Leadership Group  Each year, the VIVO Project holds elections as per its charter to name a new Leadership Group to begin July 1.  The Leadership selects it chair and vice chair, and names a Steering Group of its members.  The VIVO Leadership Group  sets the strategic direction for the project and is the primary… Read more »

VIVO Updates, May 12, 2019 — Conference proposals due Wednesday, EuroCRIS, VIVO Scholar, OpenRefine, Internationalization

VIVO Updates, May 12, 2019 — Conference proposals due Wednesday, EuroCRIS, VIVO Scholar, OpenRefine, Internationalization

VIVO Conference proposals due this Wednesday, May 15.  The VIVO Conference call for proposals will be open through this Wednesday, May 15.  The conference will be held September 4-6, 2019 in Podgorica, Montenegro.  Proposals are very welcome for presentations, posters, panels, and workshops.  Proposals are welcome on all aspects of the open representation of scholarship, data regarding… Read more »

2019 DSpace North American Users Group Call for Proposals

2019 DSpace North American Users Group Call for Proposals

The 2019 DSpace North American Users Group planning committee invites proposals for the upcoming meeting which will be held September 23 & 24, 2019 at the Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. This meeting will provide opportunities to discuss ideas, strategies, best practices, use cases, and the future development of… Read more »

VIVO Updates May 5, 2019 — Calendar, CFP, Ontology, ROR

VIVO Updates May 5, 2019 — Calendar, CFP, Ontology, ROR

The VIVO Calendar  The VIVO Calendar is a simple Google Calendar, available on the home page of the VIVO wiki.  You can add this calendar to your collection so that are up to date on all VIVO meetings and events.  Have an update of question about the calendar?  Post to one of the VIVO email lists.  Thanks! Conference call… Read more »

VIVO Updates for April 28 — Conference deadline May 1, OPERA workshop, VIVO Scholar, Calls this week

VIVO Updates for April 28 — Conference deadline May 1, OPERA workshop, VIVO Scholar, Calls this week

Conference call for proposals deadline extended to May 1  The 10th annual VIVO Conference will be held in Podgorica, Montenegro, September 4-6, 2019.  This is our first conference in Europe!  The conference will be a great opportunity to meet colleagues in the VIVO community, discuss development, ontology, implementation and other work.  The conference is interested… Read more »

Recording and Slides DuraSpace and Google Scholar Webinar for Brazil

Recording and Slides DuraSpace and Google Scholar Webinar for Brazil

More than 150 people participated in the first DuraSpace and Google Scholar webinar for Brazil on April 22. You may register for the April 26 DuraSpace and Google Scholar Peruvian webinar here. The webinar demonstrated  how indexing with Google Scholar can increase the overall visibility of Brazilian repositories and their contents. The best practices for… Read more »

Repository and CRIS Interoperability Workshop at OR2019

Repository and CRIS Interoperability Workshop at OR2019

Have you heard about the Repository/CRIS Workshop that will be held on Monday June 10 in Hamburg, Germany at Open Repositories 2019?  Join Michele Mennielli, Anna Clements and Pablo de Castro to: • explore how to make repositories work with CRIS/research information management systems like VIVO • address goals and drivers for integration • hear… Read more »

SAVE THE DATE: 2019 DSpace North American Users Group Meeting

SAVE THE DATE: 2019 DSpace North American Users Group Meeting

Please join us September 23 and 24, 2019 at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis for the 2019 DSpace North American Users Group Meeting. This meeting will provide opportunities to discuss ideas, best practices, use cases, and the future development of DSpace 7 with members of the DSpace community including repository developers, technology directors, and… Read more »