VIVO News

VIVO Updates for March 24, 2019 – Proposals for the VIVO Conference, Calls the for week, an ontology of card sleights, US Semantic Technologies Symposium, Welcome UQAM, upcoming travel

March 24, 2019

Proposals for the VIVO Conference  A reminder that the VIVO Conference is looking for workshop proposals, poster proposals, proposals for presentations and panels, you know, the same kinds of proposals we have had in the past.  The conference is in Montenegro, but it will be a VIVO Conference.  The conference organizers want to hear from you. … Read more »

VIVO Updates for March 17, 2019 — Sprint! Presenting at the VIVO Conference, LYRASIS and Duraspace vote to merge, and more

March 17, 2019

Sprint! VIVO is holding its first sprint of 2019, and first since the architectural fly-in and the statement of direction.  The spring will focus on de-coupling activities aligned with item #2 on the statement of direction.  We hope you have been attending developer’s meetings (see below) and are prepared to participate in the sprint.  If not,… Read more »

LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger: Expanding the Capacity of the Global Scholarly and Scientific Research Ecosystem

March 13, 2019

Atlanta, GA – March 13, 2019 – LYRASIS and DuraSpace are pleased to announce that by July 1, 2019, they will officially merge to create one dynamic organization empowered to help drive scalable change, new technologies and vital services. This merger will create a new model for collaboration, innovation and development in the landscape of academic,… Read more »

VIVO Updates for March 3, 2019 — VIVO Annual Report, Product Evolution update, CTSA Ontology workshop, National Forum on Expert Finder Systems, Calls This Week

March 3, 2019

VIVO Annual Report This year, for the first time, the VIVO Project has produced a professional annual report.  Thanks the community for a fabulous year.  And to Julia Trimmer, Violeta Ilik, for putting it together, and toAnna Guillaumet and SIGMA for a beautiful graphic design.  The report is a two page PDF with covers that can be printed for… Read more »

WEBINAR: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Town Hall Meeting

February 11, 2019

The LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards announced their “Intent to Merge” the two organizations on January 24, 2019. Both the LYRASIS and DuraSpace Boards are currently in the due diligence phase to investigate the merger, and want to include their communities to discuss the future, answer questions and share feedback. Join us for a Town Hall… Read more »

Amplifying Impact: LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Intent to Merge

January 23, 2019

LYRASIS and DuraSpace announce their intent to merge, forming a robust new home for Community-Supported Programs and Services. LYRASIS, an innovative full-service technology and services nonprofit, and DuraSpace, which specializes in open source technologies, plan to join their world-class 501(c)(3) nonprofit teams in 2019. LYRASIS is a recognized leader in building and delivering solutions to… Read more »

VIVO Updates for January 21, 2019 — Wikipedia, VIVO in 2019, data in 2019, calls this week

January 21, 2019

Help wanted: Wikipedian.  VIVO has a Wikipedia page.  See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VIVO_(software).  Looks like it was written in 2017.  If you were involved, or would like to help expand/maintain the page, that would be great!  Please contact Mike Conlon.  Thanks! The VIVO Project, 2019.  We live in interesting times.  Lots of change, lots of challenges.  Thankfully, the VIVO community… Read more »

VIVO Updates for January 6, 2019 — Happy New Year, Books for VIVO, Open Repositories, Wikidata, Calls This Week

January 6, 2019

Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday break!  It’s a time for family, good cheer, for reflecting on the year past, and the year to come. 2018 was an important year for VIVO.  Many wonderful things happened as project participation grew and the idea of an open source system for representing scholarship… Read more »

Happy Holidays From DuraSpace

December 17, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close all of us here at DuraSpace wish our friends and colleagues near and far the happiest of holiday seasons, and extend warm wishes for a prosperous and healthy new year. We are grateful for your continued interest in and support of our shared goal of preserving and providing access… Read more »