Tag: Data curation

AVAILABLE: 6 Release Candidate Version of DSpace-CRIS

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From Andrea Bollini, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, 4Science DSpace-CRIS is an open-source extension of DSpace that includes functionality useful for CRIS (Current Researcher Information System) users. DSpace-CRIS enables ingestion, storage, display and management of metadata and fulltext of all research-related components that can include publications, projects, grants, patents, organization units and researcher profiles (people).… Read more »

VIVO Updates for June 18–VIVO 1.10 Beta Available, Conference, JIRA++

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director The VIVO Conference  The VIVO Conference is the VIVO event of the year.  Keynotes, invited speakers, contributed presentations, posters, round tables, vendors, and your VIVO colleagues.  Plan to join us at Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Street, New York, New York.  More information is on-line at the conference… Read more »

VIVO Updates for June 11–Vitro, and Why Ontology?

Vitro  Vitro is the engine that makes VIVO work.  We don’t talk about it much.  That’s a shame.  Everyone should know about Vitro.  One could even say that VIVO is a customized Vitro. Vitro is a general purpose, semantic web ontology and data management tool.  Vitro is “domain neutral,” that is, it manages data based on… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.7.3 Release

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From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager, on behalf of the Fedora team The Fedora Team is proud to announce the release of Fedora 4.7.3 on June 7, 2017. Full release notes are available on the wiki. The Fedora 4.7.3 release is a backwards compatible refinement of the previous release, which fixes a namespace-corrupting bug that has the… Read more »

POSTERS Wanted for VIVO 2017 Conference Until June 12

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There’s still time to submit a poster or abstract! You have until Monday, June 12, so shuffle your weekend plans and give a boost to your career. Here’s why it’s worth it: 1. Present in a stress-free situation.  The poster/demo session at VIVO conferences is always informal and laid-back. You’ll talk to just a few people… Read more »

Fedora 4 and the Knowledge Grid at U Michigan Medical School

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Deploying Fedora 4, or Migrating from Fedora 3 to Fedora 4 is a challenge with built-in rewards. This series of articles, “Fedora 4 in Production” looks into why and how community members are working with Fedora 4 to enhance both collections and workflow at their institutions. In this article Allen Flynn, Research Analyst and Technology Lead at… Read more »

Aaron Birkland–Extending Fedora Functionality

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The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to make the project successful. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community.  Aaron Birkland has been a contributor to Fedora since the… Read more »

VIVO 2017 Workshops–They’re Free, Posters/Demos, Speakers, Sponsorship

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Here are the latest updates from  the 2017 VIVO Conference to be held August 2 – 4 at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. Remember: Friday, May 26 is the last day to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration rate! Workshops Learn new VIVO strategies–attend a pre-conference workshop on Wednesday, August 2. Five free half-day workshops provide a deep dive… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 21–Conference News, Ontology Explorer

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From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Conference news. Did you know we are having the 8th annual VIVO Conference at Weill Cornell Medicine in NYC, August 2-4?  I’m sure you did.  There is lots of news about the conference: Early bird registration ends this Friday, May 26.  After that the rates go up.  Early bird is… Read more »

Fedora 4 in Production at Penn State ScholarSphere

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Deploying Fedora 4, or Migrating from Fedora 3 to Fedora 4 is a challenge with built-in rewards. This series of articles, “Fedora 4 in Production” looks into why and how community members are working with Fedora 4 to enhance both collections and workflow at their institutions. In this article Dan Coughlin, IT Manager, Digital Scholarship… Read more »