VIVO News

REGISTER for the 2017 VIVO Conference: Key Advantages

May 1, 2017

The new and improved VIVO 2017 Conference is set to take place August 2 – 4 at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, NY. Here are some key advantages:It’s cheaper.  Registration is $225 until May 15-that’s $150 less than last year. And workshops are free!It’s community-organized. Our 2017 VIVO task force is planning a different kind of conference, based on feedback from the community.It’s member-hosted. You’ll see a clinical and… Read more »

Welcome New DuraSpace Board Members Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann

April 19, 2017

Austin, TX The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Kaitlin Thaney and Wolfram Horstmann have accepted appointments to the DuraSpace Board of Directors. Kaitlin Thaney is an open advocate and Senior Fellow at Mozilla. Most recently, Ms. Thaney served as the Director of Mozilla Leadership Networks at the Mozilla Foundation, overseeing community-based programs in science, learning,… Read more »

REGISTER for OR2017–Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration ’til April 21

April 10, 2017

From the organizers of the International Conference on Open Repositories We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 12th International Conference on Open Repositories, to be held on June 26-30, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. Full registration details and a link to the registration form may be found here<https://or2017.net/registration/>. OR 2017 is co-hosted by… Read more »

Balancing Community, Commitment, and Innovation–The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign

April 4, 2017

Austin, TX  The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign gets underway this week. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source software projects. DuraSpace proudly provides these applications for free for anyone to use. Our projects rely on membership fees to balance paying for staff who provide technical leadership, direct strategic planning, organize community outreach, and… Read more »

REGISTRATION Open for the VIVO 2017 Conference

March 28, 2017

From the organizers of VIVO 2017 Registration is now open for the 2017 VIVO Conference, August 2-4. It’s time to register for the eighth annual VIVO conference to be held at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY. Take advantage of the early bird rate and register before May 16th.   Register here today!   Rates: $225    Early Bird… Read more »

VIVO Updates for March 13–Ontology, Implementation, Camp, Conference

March 13, 2017

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director What's hot?  Ontology is hot, that's what's hot.  Interested in the ontologies that drive VIVO?  So are we.  Here's some newness around the VIVO ontologies: Muhammad Javed of Cornell has written a VIVO Ontology Explorer.  Give it a try!.  Javed's tool shows which VIVO ontology classes and properties come from which… Read more »

NEW Speakers Added–VIVO 2017 Conference

March 9, 2017

Austin, TX  The 8th International VIVO Conference will take place Aug 2-4 in New York City at Weill Cornell Medicine. Two more innovative speakers have been added to the program: David Eichmann, Director and Associate Professor in the School of Library Science at the University of Iowa and Rebecca Bryant, Senior Program Officer at OCLC Research will be… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Feb 19–Camp, Wiki, Ontology

February 21, 2017

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director VIVO Camp Registration deadline Feb 24.  (that’s this Friday!) Considering VIVO?  Planning a VIVO implementation?  Need to learn more about VIVO?  Maybe you’re the new person on an existing project and need to catch up.  Register today for Camp here.  An itinerary is available.  Join colleagues leaning about VIVO in Albuquerque, April 6-8.… Read more »

REMINDER: VIVO 2017 Conference Proposals Due on March 26

February 14, 2017

Austin, TX  Mark your calendars to submit abstracts for presentations, workshops, posters and demos for the 8th Annual VIVO Conference by March 26, 2017!   The 2017 VIVO Conference will be held at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York on August 2 – 4, co-located with Symplectic's North American Conference on August 1 – 2.  Registration opens soon.  … Read more »

VIVO Updates for Feb 12–VIVO 1.9.2, Helping each other, VIVO Camp

February 13, 2017

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director VIVO 1.9.2 Released  VIVO 1.9.2 is a maintenance release addressing several bugs. Upgrading to 1.9.2 should be straightforward, there are no ontology or functional changes.  Bugs fixed: ORCiD integration fixed GEMET vocabulary service now uses SSL LCSH vocabulary service repaired Creation of secondary entities in web interface fixed You… Read more »