VIVO News

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 »

VIVO Updates for October 14, 2018 — Camp, Force 11, Technólogico de Monterrey, VIVO registry

October 14, 2018

VIVO Camp this week  Join the VIVO instructors at VIVO Camp this week at the beautiful Butler Library on the campus of Columbia University in New York City, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week.  Violeta Ilik of Columbia, Huda Khan of Cornell, Benjamin Gross of Clarivate, and I will be working with participants from universities and industry to learn more… Read more »

VIVO Updates for October 7, 2018 — VIVO in Denmark, road trips, the NIH

October 7, 2018

VIVO Updates  VIVO Updates is near weekly news of interest to the VIVO community.  VIVO Updates is emailed to the VIVO email lists, appears in the VIVO wiki and Duraspace blog space, and is tweeted out by @vivocollab.  We hope you find it useful. Do you have an item for VIVO Updates?  All items received by Saturday will… Read more »

Reintroducing the DuraSpace Registry

September 24, 2018

The DuraSpace Registry is a community-driven database that identifies which institutions and organizations around the world use DSpace, Fedora, and VIVO. The Registry, which answers the question, “Who’s Using”, has been significantly upgraded: https://duraspace.org/registry/ The new Registry includes a map view of installations and is viewable by project. DuraSpace is in the ongoing process of… Read more »