VIVO News

WEBINAR: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Town Hall Meeting

February 11, 2019

The LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards announced their “Intent to Merge” the two organizations on January 24, 2019. Both the LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards are currently in the due diligence phase to investigate the merger, and want to include their communities to discuss the future, answer questions and share feedback. Join us for a Town Hall… Read more »

Amplifying Impact: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Intent to Merge

January 23, 2019

LYRASIS and DuraSpace announce their intent to merge, forming a robust new home for Community-Supported Programs and Services. LYRASIS, an innovative full-service technology and services nonprofit, and DuraSpace, which specializes in open source technologies, plan to join their world-class 501(c)(3) nonprofit teams in 2019. LYRASIS is a recognized leader in building and delivering solutions to… Read more »

VIVO Updates for January 21, 2019 — Wikipedia, VIVO in 2019, data in 2019, calls this week

January 21, 2019

Help wanted: Wikipedian.  VIVO has a Wikipedia page.  See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VIVO_(software).  Looks like it was written in 2017.  If you were involved, or would like to help expand/maintain the page, that would be great!  Please contact Mike Conlon.  Thanks! The VIVO Project, 2019.  We live in interesting times.  Lots of change, lots of challenges.  Thankfully, the VIVO community… Read more »

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 »