VIVO News

VIVO Updates Oct 23–Welcome New Member UCSF, Opportunities to Help

October 25, 2016

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director Welcome UCSF as a new member!  The University of San Francisco (UCSF) has joined Duraspace as a bronze member supporting VIVO!  UCSF is one of the leading biomedical research universities in the world.  UCSF contributes expertise in many ways to the VIVO project: Eric Meeksfrom UCSF serves on the VIVO Steering… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Oct 9–VIVO 1.9.1, VIVO 1.10, Membership, Development

October 14, 2016

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director VIVO 1.9.1 is available!  VIVO 1.9.1 has been released and is available here.  Release notes are available here.  VIVO 1.9.1 is a minor maintenance release that addresses several issues: Responsiveness of the Capability Map has been improved Turtle support has been added to the filegraph loader schema.org errors on profile pages have… Read more »

Open Repositories 2017–Now Open for Online Submissions

September 30, 2016

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  The OR17 Call for Proposals is available on the conference web site: http://or2017.net/call-for-proposals/ The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program,… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Sept. 25–VIVO at East Carolina University, Java Changes

September 28, 2016

From Mike Conlon, VIVO project director East Carolina VIVO!  Congratulations to the team at East Carolina University on the launch of their VIVO site VIVO Research and Expertise Across East Carolina University.  Based on version 1.9, the site showcases more than 1,000 faculty, 10,000 academic articles and other works, 850 organizations, campus buildings, and much more.  What a great site!… Read more »

ONLINE DSpace, Fedora and VIVO Technical Specifications

September 21, 2016

Austin, TX  Get current technical facts about DSpace, Fedora and VIVO in a concise format online, or as a downloadable PDF. Overview technical specifications for each DuraSpace open source project offer a basic description, history, a typical product use case, an architectural overview, key features and more. • DSpace technical specifications here. • Fedora technical… Read more »

CALL for Open Repositories Conference 2017 Proposals

September 21, 2016

From the organisers of the Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017 Brisbane, Australia  The Twelfth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2017, will be held on June 26th-30th, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. The organisers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program, with submissions due by 20 November 2016. In 2017 the Open… Read more »

VIVO Updates for Sept 4–Woods Hole, Tech Docs, Wiki Improvements, Modeling Fellowships

September 7, 2016

Woods Hole VIVO launched  The Marine Biology Laboratory Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, has a new VIVO, and its beautiful!  See http://vivo.mblwhoilibrary.org/  Congratulations to the Library at MBLWHOI for creating this wonderful new site! Technical documentation  We continue to make progress on creating the VIVO 1.9.x Documentation wiki from technical materials that previously were found… Read more »

Michele Kimpton: Vision and Skill Marked Tenure as DuraSpace CEO

March 2, 2015

Winchester, MA  Debra Hanken Kurtz became the new CEO of DuraSpace on February 16, 2015, taking the reigns from outgoing CEO Michele Kimpton. Ms. Kurtz looks forward to leading the organization in new directions while building on the solid foundation established by Ms. Kimpton. Recently Kimpton paused to reflect on key accomplishments and changes during her… Read more »