Tag: Higher education

Research Participation Invitation: Accessibility in Institutional Repositories Study

Research Participation Invitation: Accessibility in Institutional Repositories Study

From Kristi Park, Texas Digital Library. This  is an approved request for participation in research that has been approved by the Texas State University Institutional Review Board (IRB). You are invited to participate in a research study on accessibility practices in institutional repositories (IRs) at academic libraries. This survey is designed to be answered by IR managing… Read more »

Hyku News: Service Providers Collaborate to Pursue Hyku Development Goals

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Service providers interested in offering hosted Hyku repository services have begun meeting regularly to collaborate on development goals. Service providers working on the initiative include CoSector, Data Curation Experts, DuraSpace, Notch8, Stanford University Libraries, Texas Digital Library, and Ubiquity Press. Service provider representatives discussed how to work together to advance development goals without duplicating effort. Addressing current issues related to bulk import and updating… Read more »

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot

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Attention: faculty information, grants, and repository managers! You’re invited to participate in a project aimed at collecting, augmenting, and making discoverable patterns of faculty collaboration and research outputs through a pilot led by Research Graph and VIVO, and managed by Duraspace as a not-for-profit venture. The proposed project will: Create a Neo4j graph database from sample data representing faculty, publications,… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Feb 11–Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot

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Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot. For years sites wishing to implement VIVO have been looking for a way to discover the work of their institution and represent it in a VIVO.  Some sites have asked for a hosted solution.  Last year, I worked with Research Graph to show how their data could be harvested and loaded… Read more »

ADD Your Comments to the Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values

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The digital preservation landscape is one of a multitude of choices that vary widely in terms of purpose, scale, cost, and complexity. Over the past year a group of collaborating organizations united in the commitment to digital preservation have come together to explore how we can better communicate with each other and assist members of… Read more »

CALL–Open Repositories 2018: Sustaining Open

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From Open Repositories 2018 Program Co-Chairs Claire Knowles and Evviva Weinraub Open Repositories 2018 is now calling for proposals around the theme of Sustaining Open. http://www.or2018.net/call-for-papers/ Research and Cultural Heritage communities have embraced the idea of Open; open communities, open source software, open data, scholarly communications, and open access publications and collections. These projects and communities require… Read more »

Hyku News

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“Hyku” is the result of a thirty-month project to develop a scalable, performant and multi-tenant digital content repository solution within the Samvera (previously known as Hydra) framework. This work was done by Stanford University, DuraSpace, and The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) through a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services… Read more »

The 2.5% Commitment

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This blog post was contributed by David W. Lewis, Dean of the IUPUI University Library, dlewis@iupui.edu This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license  The Commitment: Every academic library should commit to contribute 2.5% of its total budget to support the common infrastructure needed to create the open scholarly commons. Academic Libraries and… 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 »

Open Repositories 2018 in Bozeman, Montana, USA

Bozeman, MT  Montana State University is pleased to announce the 13th annual Open Repositories conference June 4-7th, 2018 in Bozeman, Montana. We are excited to host Open Repositories 2018 in this beautiful place. We encourage you to discover more aboutBozeman, Montana State University, the state of Montana, Glacier National Park, and Yellowstone National Park as we plan for the conference. Montana State… Read more »