Tag: Open access

VIVO Updates for January 8–2017, Camp, 1.10

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Happy New Year.  We are looking forward to 2017!  Here’s a few things we can look forward to in the coming year: New Leadership Group members.  Each year we fill positions on the Leadership Group according to the VIVO charter.  We have new members and with new members comes new… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Dec 18–New members, VIVO Camp, Happy Holidays!

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Two new members!  Dartmouth College and Université du Québec à Montréal are new VIVO members!  Thank you! From Wikipedia regarding Dartmouth College:  Dartmouth College (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA_for_English https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Pronunciation_respelling_key) is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. Established in 1769 by Eleazar Wheelock, Dartmouth is one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution. From Wikipedia regarding Université du… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Dec 11–Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, PIDapalooza

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Welcome Universidad Carlos III de Madrid!  UC3M has a created a research portal using VIVO.  See https://researchportal.uc3m.es/  The site contains data on active researchers, publications from 2008 forward, and projects from 2006 forward.  The UC3M Research Portal home page succinctly describes the purpose of the site: Our aim is to… Read more »

Fedora, Museums, and the Web

Austin, TX  The annual Museums and the Web Conference (MW2017) will be held April 19-22, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio featuring advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice of interest to museums, galleries, libraries, science centers, and archives. Formal and informal networking events are scheduled throughout the event to bring attendees–webmasters, social media managers, educators,… Read more »

Report from Fedora Camp in NYC

Austin, TX  After successful Fedora Camps held at Duke University in North Carolina and Caltech in Southern California, the Fedora team hit the big city.  An intimate group of 22 Fedora enthusiasts came together at Columbia University in New York City November 28-30. Instructors from the US and Canada were on hand to teach and… Read more »

On the Road with Fedora: IDCC Workshop

The 12th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be held in Edinburgh from February 20-23, 2017 bringing together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context. David Wilcox, Fedora product manager for DuraSpace, will offer a full-day Fedora workshop, “Curating Digital Content with Fedora,” on… Read more »

Institutional Treasures Preserved with DPN and DuraCloud Vault

Austin, TX  In January of 2016 the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) began accepting collections to a vital corpus of digital scholarly resources through DuraCloud Vault. DPN and DuraSpace, developer of DuraCloud Vault with Chronopolis, are pleased to report that member deposits into DPN through DuraCloud Vault are well underway. Numerous notable collections are now permanently… Read more »

ANNOUNCING The 2017 Open Repositories Conference Scholarship Programme

From the Open Repositories Conference Steering Committee The Open Repositories Steering Committee invites applications for the Open Repositories 2017 Scholarship Programme. Scholarships provide support for a small number of full registered places for the 2017 conference in Brisbane through a competitive application process. It is open to librarians, repository managers, developers, and researchers in digital… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Nov 27–Internationalization

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Internationalization  VIVO is used in more than 25 countries around the world.  See https://duraspace.org/registry/vivo for a list of sites.  You can use the country selector on the right hand side of the list to select sites by country.   VIVO is designed to support use in languages other than English, but… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.6.1 and 4.7.0 Releases

From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead Austin, TX  The Fedora Team is proud to announce the two releases: Fedora 4.6.1 and 4.7.0. The Fedora 4.7.0 release includes many fixes and improvements, documented below, as well as an upgrade to the backend datastore. Therefore, the Fedora 4.6.1 includes a patch to the underlying ModeShape that generates backups… Read more »