Tag: Open access

INTRODUCING Fedora 4 Ansible

From Yinlin Chen, Software Engineer, Digital Library Development, University Libraries, Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA  Ansible helps build a strong foundation for DevOps with a simple, powerful IT automation engine that accelerates DevOps initiatives. Fedora 4 Ansible https://github.com/VTUL/fcrepo4-ansible [1] was derived from the Sufia Ansible playbook [2] used in VT and presented in Hydra Connect 16 [3]. You can use this Ansible… 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 »

REMINDER: VIVO 2017 Conference Proposals Due on March 26

Austin, TX  Mark your calendars to submit abstracts for presentations, workshops, posters and demos for the 8th Annual VIVO Conference by March 26, 2017!   The 2017 VIVO Conference will be held at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York on August 2 – 4, co-located with Symplectic's North American Conference on August 1 – 2.  Registration opens soon.  … Read more »

New Faces at Hydra-In-A-Box

Austin, TX  As the Hydra-in-a-Box project prepares for major developments in 2017 – release of the Hyku repository minimum viable product, a HykuDirect hosted service pilot program, and a higher-performing aggregation system at DPLA – we welcome three stars who recently joined the project team. Please join us in welcoming Michael Della Bitta, Heather Greer Klein,… 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 »

COAR Seeks Comments on Vision for Next Generation Repositories

From Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) Göttingen, Germany  COAR is pleased to announce the publication of the initial outcomes of the COAR Next Generation Repositories Working Group for public comment.  In April 2016, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) launched a working group to help identify new functionalities and… Read more »

Telling Fedora 4 Stories at the University of Alberta with Geoff Harder, Peter Binkley, and Leah Vanderjagt

“Telling Fedora 4 Stories” is an initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing details about Fedora 4 implementations for the community and beyond. The following interview, conducted by Carol Minton Morris with Geoff Harder, Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives, Peter Binkley, Digital Initiatives Technology Librarian, and Leah… Read more »

Moving Towards DSpace 7–Join Us!

From the DSpace 7 UI outreach group Austin, TX  Every other Thursday developers from countries around the world gather online to map out priorities and next steps towards getting started on a framework for DSpace 7–with an Angular 2 UI. The group is led by Art Lowel at Atmire. Coding is underway. The group is investigating… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: VIVO 1.9.2

From Grahm Triggs, VIVO Tech Lead, on behalf of the VIVO team Austin, TX  VIVO 1.9.2 is now available. This is a minor release that addresses an ORCID integration issue, and a problem with creating new items. Downloads are available on the GitHub release page: https://github.com/vivo-project/VIVO/releases/tag/rel-1.9.2   Also, GEMET and LCSH vocabulary services have been… Read more »