Tag: Linked data

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

Fedora 6: Application-independent Storage to Ensure the Persistence of Digital Data Through Time

The Fedora community has long been at the forefront of developing an open source repository framework that supports digital preservation efforts. Fedora 6 aims to integrate a standardized structure for persisting and delivering the essential characteristics of digital objects in Fedora with the emerging Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification.  The OCFL defines a shared… Read more »

Repository and CRIS Interoperability Workshop at OR2019

Repository and CRIS Interoperability Workshop at OR2019

Have you heard about the Repository/CRIS Workshop that will be held on Monday June 10 in Hamburg, Germany at Open Repositories 2019?  Join Michele Mennielli, Anna Clements and Pablo de Castro to: • explore how to make repositories work with CRIS/research information management systems like VIVO • address goals and drivers for integration • hear… Read more »

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

Introducing CAP (Curators’ Administrative Platform) from Texas A&M University Libraries

An institutional repository’s effectiveness in showcasing heterogenous content depends largely on an appropriate selection of metadata schemata. Specialized structures and fields are required to faithfully depict the context and type of audiovisual media and special collections. The metadata associated with digital assets are fundamental to the repository’s function, and they allow users to search, sort,… Read more »

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2

AVAILABLE for testing: Fedora 5.0 Release Candidate 2

From Daniel Bernstein, DuraSpace Technical Lead and Developer, on behalf of the Fedora Development Team Based on testing feedback [1] from the most recent 5.0.0 release candidate, the following tickets have been addressed and incorporated into a new release candidate: # fcrepo4 https://jira.duraspace.org/browse/FCREPO-2934 : UI: “View Versions” link gives 404 if no version is created… Read more »

Early Bird Discount for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin Ends Soon

Early Bird Discount for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin Ends Soon

From David Wilcox, Product Manager for Fedora Early bird pricing for Fedora and Samvera Camp in Berlin ends on September 14 so be sure to register [1] soon! Fedora and Samvera Camp will take place at the Berlin State Library November 5 – 8, 2018. Training will begin with the basics and build toward more… Read more »

Core Attributes of Fedora Repository Enable Complex Modeling of Data and Objects For Re-use in a Wide Variety of Instances

Core Attributes of Fedora Repository Enable Complex Modeling of Data and Objects For Re-use in a Wide Variety of Instances

The name Fedora is an acronym for the Flexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture. The Fedora Repository is very flexible; it is capable of serving as a digital content repository for a wide variety of use cases. Among these are digital asset management, institutional repositories, data repositories, digital archives, content management systems, scholarly publishing enterprises,… Read more »

VIVO 1.10 is Now Available for Download

VIVO 1.10 is Now Available for Download

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director, on behalf of the VIVO Committers VIVO 1.10 is now available! VIVO 1.10 contains new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes. Some highlights: • Support for RDF 1.1 • A new Triple Pattern Fragments API • Support for the Data Distribution API • Support for Direct2Experts • Support for… Read more »

VIVO Updates — List of VIVO Sites, Trip to China, and a Great Book

VIVO Updates — List of VIVO Sites, Trip to China, and a Great Book

VIVO Site Registry The VIVO Site registry is a list of all the known VIVO sites in the world. I get asked all the time “Is there a list of VIVO sites?” Well, yes, there is. You can find the site registry here: http://bit.ly/vivo-sites Is your site in the registry? Hint: you don’t need to… Read more »

VIVO Updates July 1, 2018 — Membership Task Force, Action Planning, Leadership Group Elections

VIVO Updates July 1, 2018 — Membership Task Force, Action Planning, Leadership Group Elections

Membership Task Force A membership task force for VIVO is forming. See 2018 Membership Task Force. Participants include Terrie Wheeler, Weill Cornell Medicine, Virginia (Ginny) Pannabecker, Virginia Tech, Dong Joon (DJ) Lee, Texas A&M University, and Ann Beynon of Clarivate. If you would like to participate, please contact Mike Conlon. The group is tasked with… Read more »

Recording Available: “Supporting a VIVO Regional Community” Webinar

Recording Available: “Supporting a VIVO Regional Community” Webinar

On June 12th, Christian Hauschke, VIVO Coordinator at the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB), presented a DuraSpace Community Webinar.  In the webinar, “Supporting a VIVO Regional Community” Christian shared his experiences in making VIVO compliant to the needs of the German VIVO community. He highlighted the motives, goals, tools, and means of communication… Read more »