Tag: Data curation

VIVO Updates Oct 23–Welcome New Member UCSF, Opportunities to Help

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Welcome UCSF as a new member!  The University of San Francisco (UCSF) has joined Duraspace as a bronze member supporting VIVO!  UCSF is one of the leading biomedical research universities in the world.  UCSF contributes expertise in many ways to the VIVO project: Eric Meeksfrom UCSF serves on the VIVO Steering… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 6.0–API Enhancements and New Features

From Tim Donohue, DSpace Tech Lead for DuraSpace, on behalf of the DSpace developers I would like to formally announce that DSpace 6.0 is now available!  DSpace 6 provides significant API enhancements and new features to the DSpace platform. DSpace 6.0 can be downloaded immediately from: https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/releases/tag/dspace-6.0 6.0 Release notes are available at: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC6x/Release+Notes In addition, you… Read more »

Telling DSpace Stories at The National Library of Finland with Samu Viita

“Telling DSpace Stories” is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing details about DSpace implementations for the community and beyond. The following interview conducted by Carol Minton Morris with Samu Viita includes personal observations that may not represent the opinions and views of the National Library… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Oct 9–VIVO 1.9.1, VIVO 1.10, Membership, Development

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director VIVO 1.9.1 is available!  VIVO 1.9.1 has been released and is available here.  Release notes are available here.  VIVO 1.9.1 is a minor maintenance release that addresses several issues: Responsiveness of the Capability Map has been improved Turtle support has been added to the filegraph loader schema.org errors on profile pages have… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Sept. 25–VIVO at East Carolina University, Java Changes

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director East Carolina VIVO!  Congratulations to the team at East Carolina University on the launch of their VIVO site VIVO Research and Expertise Across East Carolina University.  Based on version 1.9, the site showcases more than 1,000 faculty, 10,000 academic articles and other works, 850 organizations, campus buildings, and much more.  What a great site!… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Sept 4–Woods Hole, Tech Docs, Wiki Improvements, Modeling Fellowships

Woods Hole VIVO launched  The Marine Biology Laboratory Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, has a new VIVO, and its beautiful!  See http://vivo.mblwhoilibrary.org/  Congratulations to the Library at MBLWHOI for creating this wonderful new site! Technical documentation  We continue to make progress on creating the VIVO 1.9.x Documentation wiki from technical materials that previously were found… Read more »

NEW DEMO from the Hydra-in-a-Box Tech Team

From Mike Giarlo, software architect, Stanford University Libraries, on behalf of the Hydra-in-a-Box tech team Palo Alto, CA  Development on the Hydra-in-a-Box repository application continues, and here's our latest demo. Thanks to the Chemical Heritage Foundation and Indiana University for contributing to these sprints! This demo covers work done August 22nd-September 2nd—demonstrating early work on administrative sets,… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE–TRAC Certified Long-term Digital Preservation: DuraCloud and Chronopolis for Institutional Treasures

Austin, TX  An institution’s identity is often formed by what it saves for current and future access. Digital collections curated by the academy can include research data, images, texts, reports, artworks, books, and historic documents help define an academic institution’s identity. Trustworthy Repositories Audit and Certification (TRAC)  certification was developed by OCLC, CRL and NARA… Read more »

Michele Kimpton: Vision and Skill Marked Tenure as DuraSpace CEO

Winchester, MA  Debra Hanken Kurtz became the new CEO of DuraSpace on February 16, 2015, taking the reigns from outgoing CEO Michele Kimpton. Ms. Kurtz looks forward to leading the organization in new directions while building on the solid foundation established by Ms. Kimpton. Recently Kimpton paused to reflect on key accomplishments and changes during her… Read more »