Tag: Communication

Curtin University Trades Digitool for DSpace

From Bram Luyten, Atmire Heverlee, Belgium  Atmire migrated Curtin's institutional repository espace from Digitool to DSpace 5. Read this article to learn more about the project and the new espace features! Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with Australia’s third largest international student population. The migration of Curtin University's espace… Read more »

Managing Cultural Heritage with DSpace–Yes We Can!

From Michele Mennielli, International Business Developer 4Science   Rome, Italy  DSpace provides many of the features of a Digital Library Asset Management System (DAMS), indeed it is already used by hundreds of institutions all around the world as a DAMS. DSpace stores, preserves and disseminates digital cultural heritage content fulfilling the four main tasks required… Read more »

Oslo and Akershus University College (HiOA) Launch DSpace IRs on KnowledgeArc Platform

From Michael Guthrie, KnowledgeArc Hove, UK Oslo and Akershus University College (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus or HiOA) have deployed their two new institutional repositories, HiOA Open Digital Archive and HiOA Fagarkivet on the KnowledgeArc managed, hosted DSpace platform. Significant in these deployments is that they are both integrated fully with the Joomla Content Management… Read more »

VIVO Updates Feb 26–Camp, Ontologies, Strategy, Outreach

VIVO Camp Registration extended.  We have a great group signed up to learn about VIVO at VIVO Camp, April 6-8 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Registration has been extended and will remain open until we're full.  Register today for Camp here.  An itinerary is available.  Drop us a note at info@vivoweb.org Improving the VIVO ontologies.  We'll have a call Monday,… Read more »

INTRODUCING Fedora 4 Ansible

From Yinlin Chen, Software Engineer, Digital Library Development, University Libraries, Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA  Ansible helps build a strong foundation for DevOps with a simple, powerful IT automation engine that accelerates DevOps initiatives. Fedora 4 Ansible https://github.com/VTUL/fcrepo4-ansible [1] was derived from the Sufia Ansible playbook [2] used in VT and presented in Hydra Connect 16 [3]. You can use this Ansible… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Feb 19–Camp, Wiki, Ontology

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director VIVO Camp Registration deadline Feb 24.  (that’s this Friday!) Considering VIVO?  Planning a VIVO implementation?  Need to learn more about VIVO?  Maybe you’re the new person on an existing project and need to catch up.  Register today for Camp here.  An itinerary is available.  Join colleagues leaning about VIVO in Albuquerque, April 6-8.… Read more »

REMINDER: VIVO 2017 Conference Proposals Due on March 26

Austin, TX  Mark your calendars to submit abstracts for presentations, workshops, posters and demos for the 8th Annual VIVO Conference by March 26, 2017!   The 2017 VIVO Conference will be held at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York on August 2 – 4, co-located with Symplectic's North American Conference on August 1 – 2.  Registration opens soon.  … Read more »

New Faces at Hydra-In-A-Box

Austin, TX  As the Hydra-in-a-Box project prepares for major developments in 2017 – release of the Hyku repository minimum viable product, a HykuDirect hosted service pilot program, and a higher-performing aggregation system at DPLA – we welcome three stars who recently joined the project team. Please join us in welcoming Michael Della Bitta, Heather Greer Klein,… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Feb 12–VIVO 1.9.2, Helping each other, VIVO Camp

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director VIVO 1.9.2 Released  VIVO 1.9.2 is a maintenance release addressing several bugs. Upgrading to 1.9.2 should be straightforward, there are no ontology or functional changes.  Bugs fixed: ORCiD integration fixed GEMET vocabulary service now uses SSL LCSH vocabulary service repaired Creation of secondary entities in web interface fixed You… Read more »

DuraSpace at Your Service

Austin, TX  How can we help? That’s what we at DuraSpace hope to learn from you, our valued community. We have developed a 4-question survey that should take you no more than 5 minutes to complete aimed at learning more about how DuraSpace might better serve our community. We have heard directly and indirectly from… Read more »