VIVO Updates for March 4 — Action Planning, Camp, Conference, Meetings This Week, OpenVIVO Paper


From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Action Planning  VIVO Leadership, Steering and invited guests met March 1 at Duke University to review progress of the VIVO Project over the past three years, consider goals for the coming year, and organize action planning teams to create measurable objectives and monitor progress toward the objectives.  Five teams… Read more »

VIVO Updates, Feb 18 — Conference Info, Our Wikis, Apps and Tools


From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director VIVO Conference at the JB Duke Hotel  The Ninth Annual International VIVO Conference will be held June 6-8, 2018 at the JB Duke Hotel on the campus of Duke University.  The conference has obtained a fabulous rate for conference attendees.  The rate includes breakfast and lunch each day, and dinner Thursday night.  Be sure to stay at the JB… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Feb 11–Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot


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 »

VIVO Updates–VIVO Camp Registration is Open


From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Keep those ideas coming  Have an idea about VIVO? What do we want?  How will we get it?  Share your ideas here:  https://goo.gl/S2VSGD  We will be collecting ideas through February 19.  We hope to hear from you! VIVO Conference Call for Proposals is open  Share your work on research information management, open… Read more »

Registration Open for VIVO Camp


VIVO Camp is a multi-day training event designed specifically for new and prospective users. Camp will be held April 5 – 7, 2018 in the Biomedical Library at the University of California San Diego.  Over two and a half days, VIVO Camp will start with an introduction to VIVO leading to a comprehensive overview by exploring… Read more »

VIVO 2018: Call for Proposals


The VIVO 2018 Conference Task Force is happy to announce the call for proposals for the 9th annual VIVO conference, to be held June 6th through 8th at the beautiful JB Duke Hotel in Durham, North Carolina. Please submit abstracts for presentations, workshops, posters and demos. Our theme this year is “The value of making scholarly data open, found,… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Jan 28 — We Need Your Feedback


From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director We want to hear from you  We will be talking a bit about the future of VIVO over the coming months.  How should the software progress?  How can the community grow?  How can people participate?  What challenges exist and how can we address them? We are very, very interested… Read more »

VIVO Updates, Jan 22 — Slack, Zoom, New Meeting Times, Webinars


From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Slack and Zoom.  With the new year come new technologies for use by the VIVO project. Slack is a popular team collaboration tool.  You can join VIVO Slack here: https://goo.gl/forms/JxQFkut4TYj4Ehww1  We have channels for development, ontology, camp, and more.  Join the collaboration! Zoom is a popular web-based video conferencing tool.  VIVO… Read more »

DuraSpace Board of Directors Changes Leadership


As we begin a new year, DuraSpace welcomes new leadership to our Board of Directors. The Board helps set DuraSpace’s priorities to ensure that our digital heritage is widely discoverable and accessible over the long term with a community-based open source technology portfolio. After serving for several years on the Board, and for three years… Read more »

Telling VIVO Stories at The Marine Biological Laboratory Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (MBLWHOI) with John Furfey


VIVO is member-supported, open source software and ontology for representing scholarship. “Telling VIVO Stories” is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing VIVO implementation details for the VIVO community and beyond. The following interview includes personal observations that may not represent the opinions and views of… Read more »