VIVO Conference 2020: Explore the Program

June 10, 2020

The VIVO Conference will be held next week,  June 16-18 online. The organizers are pleased to invite you to browse this year’s exciting and comprehensive VIVO conference program. The program includes a Keynote and many speakers, workshops, panels, lightning talks and more–all online, easy for everyone to attend, and free of charge! Register Dr. Mathias… Read more »


March 17, 2020

VIVO 1.11.1 is now available! VIVO 1.11.1 is a point release containing two patches to the previous 1.11.0 release: – Security patch that now prevents users with self-edit privileges from editing other user profiles [1] – Minor security patch to underlying puppycrawl dependency (CVE-2019-9658) [2] Upgrading from 1.11.0 to 1.11.1 should be a trivial drop-in… Read more »

Open Repositories 2020: Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

December 9, 2019

The Open Repositories Steering Committee is now accepting applications for fellowships to attend OR2020 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The fellowship programme allows a limited number of qualified librarians, repository managers, developers, or researchers in digital libraries or related fields to participate in the conference. The fellowship covers travel, accommodation, meals and incidentals, as well as full conference… Read more »

LYRASIS Demonstrations and Information Sessions

December 3, 2019

LYRASIS Free Webinar: NEH Preservation Assistance Grants – 12/4 Open Source Software for Showcasing Scholarship: An Introduction to VIVO for Librarians – 12/5 CollectionSpace Webinar – 12/5 Catalyst Fund Webinar Series: Online Instruction for Participatory Archiving – 12/10 Safety and Security for Performing Arts – 12/11 Introduction to Emergency Preparedness for Performing Arts Organizations – 12/12 Health and Safety for Performing… Read more »

Be a Volunteer Reviewer for the LYRASIS 2020 Catalyst Fund Applications

December 3, 2019

The LYRASIS Catalyst Fund is an award program to fund new ideas and innovative projects by LYRASIS members. The 2020 application process will close February 20, 2020. The Catalyst Fund is a membership benefit administered by the LYRASIS Leaders Circle to expand opportunities to share expertise and collaborate on innovations with potential for community-wide impact.… Read more »

Upcoming Webinar: Open source Software for Showcasing Scholarship: An Introduction to VIVO for Librarians

November 25, 2019

The VIVO Community and LYRASIS invite you to attend a webinar to learn more about VIVO, an open source software and ontology for representing the scholarship of an institutional community. VIVO is used around the world by research institutions to support recording, editing, searching, browsing, and visualizing scholarly activity. VIVO is continually working with collaborators… Read more »

VIVO Scholar Town Hall–Wednesday Nov 6

October 28, 2019

From Julia Trimmer, Duke University The next VIVO Scholar Town Hall will be held next week on Wednesday November 6 at 11:00 EST. (Note that in the U.S. most of our clocks get re-set to an hour earlier, back to Standard Time, on Sunday November 3.) Next week’s call is open to everyone. It’s not… Read more »

VIVO 1.11.0 Release Announcement

October 22, 2019

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director, on behalf of the VIVO Committers VIVO 1.11 is now available! VIVO 1.11 contains new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes.  Some highlights: Claiming of publications by both DOI and PubMed ID.  Users can add publications to their profiles by logging on to self-edit, clicking claiming link, and entering either… Read more »

VIVO Project Applies “It Takes a Village” Framework

October 22, 2019

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 »

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

October 21, 2019

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 »