Tag: Open access

VIVO Project Applies “It Takes a Village” Framework

VIVO Project Applies “It Takes a Village” Framework

What does VIVO look like in five years? How do we get there? The VIVO Leadership Group has been talking about sustainability and long-term planning, and recently completed an exercise to gather feedback from leaders. Laurie Arp, Interim Director of DuraSpace Community Supported Programs, has mapped out a path forward using the methodology framed by… Read more »

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand live on DSpace Express

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand live on DSpace Express

In a record time of less than one month, OPNZ was live on Atmire’s DSpace Express service. It is hard to imagine two places being further apart than Leuven, near Brussels, Belgium and Lower Hutt, near Wellington, New Zealand. Despite the 11 hours time zone difference, the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand (OPNZ) team members… Read more »

¿Abierto para quien? Open For Whom?

¿Abierto para quien? Open For Whom?

The theme for the 2019 International Open Access Week, October 21-27, is “Open for Whom? Equity in Knowledge.” The chasm separating those on opposite cliffs of the digital divide remains, despite ongoing efforts to bridge it, and it is this persistent gap that underscores the 2019 OA’s week theme question: ¿Abierto para quien? Open For Whom? In… Read more »

Texas A&M University Libraries Launches New Implementation of VIVO, Scholars@TAMU

Texas A&M University Libraries Launches New Implementation of VIVO, Scholars@TAMU

Texas A&M University Libraries has officially launched our new implementation of VIVO, Scholars@TAMU !  It includes multiple new feature sets that our end users have been asking for. Modern interface – Responsive, mobile friendly! Enhanced search features –  Customized faceted searches Easier access to the back end data –  ability to export data on the fly, and… Read more »

Tune in to OA Week “Equity in Open Knowledge” Highlight–Open Data Activism in Search of Algorithmic Transparency

Tune in to OA Week “Equity in Open Knowledge” Highlight–Open Data Activism in Search of Algorithmic Transparency

From Verletta Kern, Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Washington Libraries Take a break during Open Access Week and join the ACRL Open Research and Digital Collections Discussion Groups on Tuesday, October 22nd from 11:00am-12:00pm Central for “Open Data Activism in Search of Algorithmic Transparency: Algorithmic Awareness in Practice”.  Tying in with this year’s OA Week theme of “Open… Read more »

Fedora 6 Code Sprint 1 Summary

Fedora 6 Code Sprint 1 Summary

The first code sprint to develop Fedora 6 ran from September 16-27 with thirteen participants: Danny Bernstein, LYRASIS Andrew Woods, LYRASIS Ben Pennell, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Jared Whiklo, University of Manitoba Mohamed Mohideen Abdul Rasheed, University of Maryland Peter Eichman, University of Maryland Aaron Birkland, Johns Hopkins University Youn Noh, Yale University… Read more »

VIVO ORCID Tutorial Now Available

VIVO ORCID Tutorial Now Available

From Sheila Rabun, LYRASIS ORCID US Community Specialist If you have not yet integrated ORCID with your VIVO instance, please consider doing so! We have a new video tutorial and corresponding blog post about how to use either the Public or Member ORCID API to allow users to authenticate and connect their ORCID iD with their VIVO… Read more »

UPDATE: Samvera Connect 2019

UPDATE: Samvera Connect 2019

From Brian McBride and Richard Green on behalf of the Samvera Connect 2019 organizing teams Samvera Connect will be held Oct.22-25 at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri. The following is a list of important updates this week. • The sign-up list for Mentees  is open – anyone who would like to be paired with a… Read more »

Sessions Announced for the LYRASIS Member Summit

Sessions Announced for the LYRASIS Member Summit

This year’s LYRASIS Member Summit will be held October 3-4 in Chicago. The theme is “From Local to Global. It promises to be a fast-paced, two-day experience that pairs imagination with innovation and discussion with action. The following sessions are all scheduled for Day 2, but don’t miss Day 1 which will be focused on… Read more »

Agreement Supports Mutual Advancement

Agreement Supports Mutual Advancement

LYRASIS and  DSpace recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to clarify the ways in which they intend to work together. Entering into a shared commitment in the form of an MOU is an effective tool for collaboration and operationalizing shared values in a widely- distributed community. The DSpace Program is comprised of an unincorporated… Read more »