Tag: Data curation

JOIN Fedora at ELAG2017 Athens

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Austin, TX  The 41th European Library Automation Group (ELAG) Systems Seminar will be held at the National Technical University of Athens, in Athens, Greece from June 6 to 9 2017. If you will be traveling to ELAG2017 (http://elag2017.org) please join us at the Fedora Bootcamp, “Automating Digital Curation Workflows with Fedora,” on June 6. Bootcamp attendees will… Read more »

ANNOUNCING The DSpace Anwendertreffen

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From Pascal Becker, The Library Code Stuttgart, Germany  The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2017 (formally known as German DSpace User Group Meeting) will take place at Stuttgart University Library on Thursday, 21st September 2017. It is organized by Stuttgart University Library, Fraunhofer IRB and The Library Code. This Meeting is about informal exchange between DSpace users. As the number of attendees rose in the… Read more »

PARTICIPATE in Endangered Data Week: April 17-21

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From Bethany Nowviskie, Director of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) at CLIR and Research Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Virginia  Washington, DC  DLF and CLIR invite you to participate in Endangered Data Week, a distributed network of events running from April 17th-21st, 2017: endangereddataweek.org Endangered Data Week is a new, annual, grassroots effort to: raise awareness of threats to publicly available data of… Read more »

VIVO Updates for March 13–Ontology, Implementation, Camp, Conference

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director What's hot?  Ontology is hot, that's what's hot.  Interested in the ontologies that drive VIVO?  So are we.  Here's some newness around the VIVO ontologies: Muhammad Javed of Cornell has written a VIVO Ontology Explorer.  Give it a try!.  Javed's tool shows which VIVO ontology classes and properties come from which… Read more »

WATCH a Hyku Demo: ResourceSync Change Lists, Bulk Import, Admin Dashboard++

From Mike Giarlo, Technical Manager, Hydra-in-a-Box project, on behalf of the Hyku repository tech team Stanford, CA  Here's the latest demo of advances made on Hyku. This demo covers work done in January and February of 2017—including ResourceSync change lists, load-testing and bulk import, administrative dashboard UI refinements, and group management—and is now available: https://youtu.be/wwlr9UuiahU To view all… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »