VIVO Scholar Town Hall–Wednesday Nov 6

VIVO Scholar Town Hall–Wednesday Nov 6

From Julia Trimmer, Duke University The next VIVO Scholar Town Hall will be held next week on Wednesday November 6 at 11:00 EST. (Note that in the U.S. most of our clocks get re-set to an hour earlier, back to Standard Time, on Sunday November 3.) Next week’s call is open to everyone. It’s not… Read more »

Registration Open: Fantastic Futures 2019, 2nd International Conference on AI for Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Registration Open: Fantastic Futures 2019, 2nd International Conference on AI for Libraries, Archives, and Museums

From Tom Cramer, Stanford University Libraries Registration is now open for Fantastic Futures 2019, the 2nd International Conference on AI for Libraries, Archives, and Museums<https://fantasticfutures.stanford.edu/>. Join us December 4-6 at Stanford University for three days of study and community building. This conference is a forum for in-depth discussion of the effects of these new technologies,… Read more »

VIVO 1.11.0 Release Announcement

VIVO 1.11.0 Release Announcement

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director, on behalf of the VIVO Committers VIVO 1.11 is now available! VIVO 1.11 contains new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes.  Some highlights: Claiming of publications by both DOI and PubMed ID.  Users can add publications to their profiles by logging on to self-edit, clicking claiming link, and entering either… Read more »

News from 4Science: First International DSpace-CRIS User Group Meeting and Community Initiatives Supported by 4Science.

News from 4Science: First International DSpace-CRIS User Group Meeting and Community Initiatives Supported by 4Science.

From Susanna Mornati, Director of Operations, 4Science 4Science, together with The Library Code and other organizations in the DSpace-CRIS community, such as the Hamburg University of Technology, the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, the Georg-August-University Goettingen, the Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg, the University of Bern, the University of Trieste, are inviting all the interested institutions in DSpace-CRIS, the first free… Read more »

New Features for DSpace 5 and 6 ORCID Integration

New Features for DSpace 5 and 6 ORCID Integration

REST API extensions, allow you to view and manipulate ORCiDs on DSpace items, ORCID iD badges next to author names and advanced search support, are now available in a new open source patch thanks to KAUST. KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) has issued a new DSpace patch that significantly extends default features available in ORCID… Read more »

VIVO Project Applies “It Takes a Village” Framework

VIVO Project Applies “It Takes a Village” Framework

What does VIVO look like in five years? How do we get there? The VIVO Leadership Group has been talking about sustainability and long-term planning, and recently completed an exercise to gather feedback from leaders. Laurie Arp, Interim Director of DuraSpace Community Supported Programs, has mapped out a path forward using the methodology framed by… Read more »

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand live on DSpace Express

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand live on DSpace Express

In a record time of less than one month, OPNZ was live on Atmire’s DSpace Express service. It is hard to imagine two places being further apart than Leuven, near Brussels, Belgium and Lower Hutt, near Wellington, New Zealand. Despite the 11 hours time zone difference, the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand (OPNZ) team members… Read more »

Announcing the Release of NewspaperWorks  v1.0.0

Announcing the Release of NewspaperWorks  v1.0.0

The NewspaperWorks team–Eben English (BPL), Harish Maringanti (Utah), Brian McBride (Utah), Jacob Reed (Utah) and Sean Upton (Utah)–announces the release of NewspaperWorks  v1.0.0! NewspaperWorks is a gem for Hyrax applications that provides work types, metadata fields, batch ingest workflows, and front-end functionality for digitized newspaper content. The gem can be used to integrate newspaper content… Read more »

¿Abierto para quien? Open For Whom?

¿Abierto para quien? Open For Whom?

The theme for the 2019 International Open Access Week, October 21-27, is “Open for Whom? Equity in Knowledge.” The chasm separating those on opposite cliffs of the digital divide remains, despite ongoing efforts to bridge it, and it is this persistent gap that underscores the 2019 OA’s week theme question: ¿Abierto para quien? Open For Whom? In… Read more »

Texas A&M University Libraries Launches New Implementation of VIVO, Scholars@TAMU

Texas A&M University Libraries Launches New Implementation of VIVO, Scholars@TAMU

Texas A&M University Libraries has officially launched our new implementation of VIVO, Scholars@TAMU !  It includes multiple new feature sets that our end users have been asking for. Modern interface – Responsive, mobile friendly! Enhanced search features –  Customized faceted searches Easier access to the back end data –  ability to export data on the fly, and… Read more »