VIVO News

VIVO Updates for January 6, 2019 — Happy New Year, Books for VIVO, Open Repositories, Wikidata, Calls This Week

January 6, 2019

Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday break!  It’s a time for family, good cheer, for reflecting on the year past, and the year to come. 2018 was an important year for VIVO.  Many wonderful things happened as project participation grew and the idea of an open source system for representing scholarship… Read more »

Happy Holidays From DuraSpace

December 17, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close all of us here at DuraSpace wish our friends and colleagues near and far the happiest of holiday seasons, and extend warm wishes for a prosperous and healthy new year. We are grateful for your continued interest in and support of our shared goal of preserving and providing access… Read more »

VIVO Updates for December 16, 2018 — Interest groups and task forces, Coalition of Networked Information, a fantastic 2018

December 16, 2018

Our interest groups and task forces  VIVO has interest groups – sort of permanent recurring groups that meet to discuss topics of shared interest, and task forces – time limited groups that meet to create a work product.  Anyone can create either. We currently have two interest groups – Development, which meets weekly, and Ontology, which meets every other week.  To join… Read more »

VIVO Updates for December 2, 2018 — Sprint this week, January architecture fly-in, David Wilcox, Books for VIVO, Open Repository CFP

December 2, 2018

Sprint this week!  VIVO will be holding a one week sprint to introduce new developers to the project.  The print will focus on maintenance tasks.  If you’d like to learn about VIVO, how it is developed, and pitch in, this is a great opportunity.  You will want to be on VIVO Slack if you are not already.  Details… Read more »

Introducing Open Source Project Leadership and Priorities

November 27, 2018

DSPACE From Salwa Ismail, DSpace Leadership Group Chair, Head of Library Information Technology (LIT) Georgetown University Library As a community-based open source project, the DSpace digital platform is guided by the project Steering and Leadership Groups, which represent the needs of more than 2,000 stakeholder institutions around the world who use DSpace. Last year, the… Read more »

DuraSpace Appoints Executive Director

November 8, 2018

DuraSpace is pleased to announce Erin Tripp has been appointed the Executive Director of DuraSpace, effective November 1, 2018. Ms. Tripp has been serving as the Interim CEO for the organization since June 1, 2018. As Executive Director, Ms. Tripp will focus on broadening engagement with the international user communities of DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and… Read more »

VIVO Updates for November 7, 2018 — Product Direction, Cornell, Smithsonian, New Sites, Ontocale, ISWC, Interest Groups

November 7, 2018

Statement of Product Direction for 2019 The VIVO Leadership Group has developed and adopted a Statement of Product Direction for VIVO product development for 2019 bit.ly/vivo-direction-2019. Bringing together the interests of those in product evolution, the committers group, the development community, ontologists, and the interests of our sites and members, the statement of direction lays out four… Read more »

Ontocale Joins DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) Program

October 24, 2018

DuraSpace is pleased to welcome Ontocale, as its newest participant in the DuraSpace Service Provider (DSP) program. Ontocale is a Certified DuraSpace Contributor offering VIVO services and the program’s third VIVO provider, joining Clarivate Analytics and Symplectic. Brian Lowe, founder of Ontocale, has been a contributor to VIVO since 2006. Having been a developer at… Read more »

VIVO Updates–New Sites, Event Reports

October 22, 2018

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director New sites Two new sites were added to the VIVO site registry this week: • In Hungary: The Courage Project: Connecting Collaborations. http://cultural-opposition.eu/registry/ • In Brazil: Directório de pesquizaz de Juventude (The Youth Research Directory). http://diretoriodepesquisasnj.ibict.br/vivo/ We welcome these two new sites to the VIVO community! Do you have… Read more »

VIVO Updates for October 21 — New sites, Metadata for Machines, German VIVO workshop, VIVO Camp

October 22, 2018

New sites Two new sites were added to the VIVO site registry this week: In Hungary: The Courage Project: Connecting Collaborations.  http://cultural-opposition.eu/registry/ In Brazil: Directório de pesquizaz de Juventude (The Youth Research Directory).  http://diretoriodepesquisasnj.ibict.br/vivo/ We welcome these two new sites to the VIVO community! Do you have a site to add?  Visit: https://duraspace.org/registry/register-your-site/ Metadata for Machines  A big thank… Read more »