VIVO News

LYRASIS Announces New Board of Trustees Members

July 15, 2019

Atlanta, GA – July 11, 2019  To help guide and steward the recent merger of LYRASIS and DuraSpace – four new Board of Trustees Members were elected by the combined memberships, and four new Board of Trustees were appointed. This brings LYRASIS’ FY 2020 Board to 13 members, seven elected and six appointed. DuraSpace brings… Read more »

VIVO Updates July 14, 2019 — New leadership group, early bird conference rates, technical initiatives

July 14, 2019

Congratulations to the new Leadership Group  The VIVO Leadership has been formed for the coming year. The Leadership Group (LG) is the “board” of VIVO – the LG sets strategic direction, appoints the LG chair and the Steering Group, and develops and approves the MOU with LYRASIS and the project budget. After member and community elections,… Read more »

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Complete Merger–Members and Community Benefit

July 9, 2019

CONTACT Meg McCroskey Blum, Director of Marketing & Communications, meg.blum@lyrasis.org, 800.999.8558 x2951, Skype: meg.lyrasis LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce the merger of their two leading 501 C3 not-for-profits was completed on July 1, 2019, Members will participate in developing new scalable technologies, shared innovation opportunities, and high value – fairly priced services across the global landscape of… Read more »

Valorie Hollister: Leadership and Versatility Marked Tenure at DuraSpace

June 17, 2019

DuraSpace’s Chief Financial Officer, Valorie Hollister, will be ending her 12-year tenure with DuraSpace this month. The transition marks a tenure of significant improvement in the financial transparency of the organization. Since the early days at one of DuraSpace’s predecessor organizations, the DSpace Foundation, Ms. Hollister has shown leadership, versatility, and fiscal savviness. Focused on… Read more »

SAVE THE DATE for the LYRASIS Member Summit Oct. 1 – 2 Chicago, Illinois

June 11, 2019

We are thrilled to be planning our 4th annual Member Summit. This year’s in-person event will be at the Big 10 Conference Center in Chicago. Our theme this year is Local to Global. This  will be our first meeting after the LYRASIS + DuraSpace merger, and we will be welcoming DuraSpace Members and staff. The summit will… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 26, 2019 — Conference reviews, conference registration, EuroCRIS membership meeting

May 27, 2019

Conference reviews  This year, the VIVO Conference is breaking new ground.  As you likely know this is the 10th annual conference, and the first to be held in Europe.  VIVO has many strong members and partners and implementations in Europe and we thought it was about time to make it easier for our European community… Read more »

VIVO Updates May 5, 2019 — Calendar, CFP, Ontology, ROR

May 5, 2019

The VIVO Calendar  The VIVO Calendar is a simple Google Calendar, available on the home page of the VIVO wiki.  You can add this calendar to your collection so that are up to date on all VIVO meetings and events.  Have an update of question about the calendar?  Post to one of the VIVO email lists.  Thanks! Conference call… Read more »

Repository and CRIS Interoperability Workshop at OR2019

April 22, 2019

Have you heard about the Repository/CRIS Workshop that will be held on Monday June 10 in Hamburg, Germany at Open Repositories 2019?  Join Michele Mennielli, Anna Clements and Pablo de Castro to: • explore how to make repositories work with CRIS/research information management systems like VIVO • address goals and drivers for integration • hear… Read more »

AVAILABLE: The 2018 DuraSpace Annual Report

April 5, 2019

The 2018 DuraSpace Annual Report is now available with an overview of accomplishments, finances, and global membership. Download the Annual Report here. With your support our organization took significant steps forward in 2018. DuraSpace and the communities it serves are alive with ideas and innovation. Our team strives to meet the needs of the ever-expanding… Read more »

VIVO Updates for March 31, 2019 — VIVO at CNI, Jim Blake retires, VIVO at Duraspace Summit, Architectural presentation, VIVO at EuroCRIS

March 31, 2019

VIVO Presentations at CNI  The Coalition for Networked Information (http://wwww.cni.org) is having its spring member meeting in St. Louis Missouri, April 9-10.  There are two VIVO “project briefings” on the agenda.  We hope you are able to attend these briefings: Scholarly Output Projects Martin R. Kalfatovic, Smithsonian Institution Paul Albert, Weill Cornell Medicine Terrie Wheeler, Weill… Read more »