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 »

VIVO Updates for April 14, 2019 — A DOI for VIVO software, VIVO Combine, RDA, CNI and Summit, ROR

VIVO Updates for April 14, 2019 — A DOI for VIVO software, VIVO Combine, RDA, CNI and Summit, ROR

VIVO 1.10.0 has a DOI  VIVO has a DOI! It is 10.5281/zenodo.2639713 This is a Zenodo archive DOI for release 1.10.0. This DOI is required to complete the Journal of Open Source Software paper which has submitted last fall. The paper’s favorable review has been completed and we expect publication shortly. You will also note that the VIVO… Read more »

AVAILABLE: The 2018 DuraSpace Annual Report

AVAILABLE: The 2018 DuraSpace Annual Report

The 2018 DuraSpace Annual Report is now available with an overview of accomplishments, finances, and global membership. Download the Annual Report here. With your support our organization took significant steps forward in 2018. DuraSpace and the communities it serves are alive with ideas and innovation. Our team strives to meet the needs of the ever-expanding… Read more »

AVAILABLE: The 2018 Fedora Annual Report

AVAILABLE: The 2018 Fedora Annual Report

The 2018 Fedora Annual Report is now available with an overview of accomplishments, achievements, members, progress, and events. Download the Annual Report here. 2018 was a year of accomplishments as the Fedora community delivered on key technical goals while expanding international membership and working together to design and execute a strategic plan. The technical roadmap… Read more »

Introducing the International DuraSpace and Google Scholar Webinar Series

Introducing the International DuraSpace and Google Scholar Webinar Series

DuraSpace and Google Scholar are launching a series of webinars to address one of the most pressing issues in the DSpace community: how to configure a DSpace repository to be correctly  indexed by Google Scholar. Inclusion in Scholar is extremely valuable for both researchers and institutions because it creates global visibility for scientific work and… Read more »

Fedora at University of Texas at Austin

Fedora at University of Texas at Austin

Dustin Slater, Assistant Director of Information Technology for UT Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin, leads IT teams to maximize the utility and effectiveness of digital resources across the university. He and his team have collaborated with librarians and archivists to develop a Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) based on Islandora/Fedora. UTL’s DAMS… Read more »

VIVO Updates for March 31, 2019 — VIVO at CNI, Jim Blake retires, VIVO at Duraspace Summit, Architectural presentation, VIVO at EuroCRIS

VIVO Updates for March 31, 2019 — VIVO at CNI, Jim Blake retires, VIVO at Duraspace Summit, Architectural presentation, VIVO at EuroCRIS

VIVO Presentations at CNI  The Coalition for Networked Information (http://wwww.cni.org) is having its spring member meeting in St. Louis Missouri, April 9-10.  There are two VIVO “project briefings” on the agenda.  We hope you are able to attend these briefings: Scholarly Output Projects Martin R. Kalfatovic, Smithsonian Institution Paul Albert, Weill Cornell Medicine Terrie Wheeler, Weill… Read more »