VIVO News

DuraSpace Looks Forward

January 18, 2017

Austin, TX   We at DuraSpace are looking forward to a productive year in partnership with our valued community while also looking back over a decade of community development and action, open source technology advances, and organizational growth.  We took a moment to dream big. Could we better integrate mindshare? What would thoughtful expansion look like?… Read more »

VIVO Updates for January 8–2017, Camp, 1.10

January 9, 2017

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Happy New Year.  We are looking forward to 2017!  Here’s a few things we can look forward to in the coming year: New Leadership Group members.  Each year we fill positions on the Leadership Group according to the VIVO charter.  We have new members and with new members comes new… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Dec 18–New members, VIVO Camp, Happy Holidays!

December 19, 2016

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Two new members!  Dartmouth College and Université du Québec à Montréal are new VIVO members!  Thank you! From Wikipedia regarding Dartmouth College:  Dartmouth College (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA_for_English https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Pronunciation_respelling_key) is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. Established in 1769 by Eleazar Wheelock, Dartmouth is one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution. From Wikipedia regarding Université du… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Dec 11–Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, PIDapalooza

December 19, 2016

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Welcome Universidad Carlos III de Madrid!  UC3M has a created a research portal using VIVO.  See https://researchportal.uc3m.es/  The site contains data on active researchers, publications from 2008 forward, and projects from 2006 forward.  The UC3M Research Portal home page succinctly describes the purpose of the site: Our aim is to… Read more »

ANNOUNCING The 2017 Open Repositories Conference Scholarship Programme

November 29, 2016

From the Open Repositories Conference Steering Committee The Open Repositories Steering Committee invites applications for the Open Repositories 2017 Scholarship Programme. Scholarships provide support for a small number of full registered places for the 2017 conference in Brisbane through a competitive application process. It is open to librarians, repository managers, developers, and researchers in digital… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Nov 27–Internationalization

November 29, 2016

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Internationalization  VIVO is used in more than 25 countries around the world.  See https://duraspace.org/registry/vivo for a list of sites.  You can use the country selector on the right hand side of the list to select sites by country.   VIVO is designed to support use in languages other than English, but… Read more »

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Releases VIVO Research Portal

November 29, 2016

From José Luis Martín Muñoz, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Madrid, Spain  We are happy to announce the launch of the UC3M Research Portal at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. This VIVO-based platform aims to show all research work being done at our institution. We invite you to take a look and comment. The portal is read-only (there's… Read more »

Thank you to Our 2016 Members

November 29, 2016

Austin, TX  The 2016 DuraSpace Membership Campaign closed at the end of October. By joining DuraSpace this year 159 members are now connected with the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO projects they depend on. DuraSpace members become open source project part-owners who actively help advance project goals by participating in project governance. Thank you to all… Read more »

VIVO Updates Nov 21–New Member Stanford U, Theming task force, Conference Web Site–Workshop

November 23, 2016

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Stanford University becomes a member.  Stanford University has joined Duraspace as a member supporting VIVO.  Stanford is very active in the Fedora project, and Linked Data for Libraries. Becoming a member is a fantastic way to support the future development of VIVO.  Members can engage in VIVO Project Governance, helping… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Nov 6–Development, Conference Vice Chairs, Membership

November 7, 2016

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Development Call this Thursday (Nov 10)  The Development Interest Group continues its review of VIVO 1.10 Release Planning, JIRAs related to the development, and the work of task forces contributing to the development.  All developers are welcome to join the call, this Thursday November 10, at 1 PM US Eastern time.  Click here for the WebEx meeting.… Read more »