VIVO Updates September 16, 2018 — updated web site, Ontocale is a VIVO service provider, new site registry, camp is coming up, and see you in Germany!

Web site  The VIVO web site has been updated.  See http://vivoweb.org.  Everything looks a bit better, the membership page and the site registry (see below) are much better.  Some things moved around, to improve navigation and simplify the site.  A “Features” page describing VIVO’s features has been added, along with “Join the Community” and “Governance”.  All… Read more »

Save the Date! VIVO 2019, September 4-6, Podgorica, Montenegro

Save the Date! VIVO 2019, September 4-6, Podgorica, Montenegro

Violeta Ilik, and Nataša Popović for the organizing committee VIVO 2019 is coming to Montenegro! The School of Medicine at University of Montenegro, Clinical Center of Montenegro, and the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro are our hosts for the VIVO 2019 Conference in the gorgeous capital city of Podgorica. VIVO would like to thank… Read more »

VIVO Updates September 9, 2018 — VIVO workshop in Germany, September Sprint, the SPARQL Book

VIVO Updates September 9, 2018 — VIVO workshop in Germany, September Sprint, the SPARQL Book

Third annual VIVO workshop in Hannover, Germany, September 17-18  Next week is the third annual VIVO workshop in Hannover, Germany, organized by TIB.  See https://events.tib.eu/vivoworkshop2018/ I hope to see you there! September Sprint  VIVO is planning a development sprint for September 17-28.  See http://bit.ly/2CaFnxh The SPARQL Book  SPARQL is a query language used to get data from VIVO. … Read more »

Announcing the New DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

Announcing the New DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

We’re happy to announce the DuraSpace Registered Service Provider (RSP) Program has been restructured and rebranded in 2018 as the DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program. It offers different types of service providers in our community, large and small, more ways to collaborate with DuraSpace. The DSP establishes partnerships with service providers that wish to provide… Read more »

Webinar Registration Open: ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica

Webinar Registration Open: ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica

DuraSpace presents a Community Webinar, “ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica” On Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET (convert to your timezone), Sarah Romkey, Archivematica Program Manager from Artefactual Systems and Heather Greer Klein, Services Coordinator from DuraSpace will present a one-hour webinar, “ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica.” This webinar… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018

NOW AVAILABLE: The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018

The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018 is now available. The Report provides an overview of the user community, membership, two brief community profiles, a technical overview, governance, finance, and events. Download the DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018 here. We invite you to learn more about the DSpace community, current… Read more »

Early Bird Discount for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin Ends Soon

Early Bird Discount for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin Ends Soon

From David Wilcox, Product Manager for Fedora Early bird pricing for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin ends on September 14 so be sure to register [1] soon! Fedora and Samvera Camp will take place at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018. Training will begin with the basics and build toward more… Read more »

VIVO Updates for September 2, 2018 — camp, sprint, languages, steering group, action planning, making data, OpenHarvester

VIVO Updates for September 2, 2018 — camp, sprint, languages, steering group, action planning, making data, OpenHarvester

Reminder, VIVO Camp October 18-20, Columbia University.  More info and register here:  https://conta.cc/2v93x4x September Sprint  VIVO is planning a development sprint for September 17-28.  See http://bit.ly/2CaFnxh Adding Language Proficiency to VIVO   The Ontology Improvement Task Force is developing new assertions for specifying language expertise.  As in “Mike speaks English”. The group is considering ISO 639 as a standard set of… Read more »

Hook Your Repository Up to the Repository Analytics & Metrics Portal (RAMP)

Hook Your Repository Up to the Repository Analytics & Metrics Portal (RAMP)

From Atmire   Share your repository usage data with the international RAMP initiative for repository usage analysis and comparison. Montana State University, the Association of Research Libraries, the University of New Mexico, and OCLC Research have joined as partners to examine the difficulties that libraries face in producing accurate reports on the use of their digital… Read more »

Harvard Upgrades DASH DSpace Repository

Harvard Upgrades DASH DSpace Repository

From Atmire  The Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication worked together with Atmire on a major upgrade to Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH). Pioneering in the field of Open Access, Harvard originally launched the Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH) repository on September 1st 2009. Over the years, Harvard added dozens of customizations, including… Read more »