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. In Brazil: Directório de pesquizaz de Juventude (The Youth Research Directory). We welcome these two new sites to the VIVO community! Do you have a site to add?  Visit: 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: The new Registry includes a map view of installations and is viewable by project. DuraSpace is in the ongoing process of… Read more »

VIVO Updates, September 23, 2018 — sprint in progress, camp coming up, service providers ready to help

September 23, 2018

Sprint in progress  Join the sprint!  Developers, documenters, testers needed.  The sprint is working on documentation, bug fixes, internationalization, and configurable support of ElasticSearch and Solr 7 for improved search.  Join here:  2018-09 Sprint VIVO Camp October 18-20, Butler Library, Columbia University, New York City  Fall is here and the fall VIVO Camp will be held… Read more »

VIVO Updates September 16, 2018 — updated web site, Ontocale is a VIVO service provider, new site registry, camp is coming up, and see you in Germany!

September 16, 2018

Web site  The VIVO web site has been updated.  See  Everything looks a bit better, the membership page and the site registry (see below) are much better.  Some things moved around, to improve navigation and simplify the site.  A “Features” page describing VIVO’s features has been added, along with “Join the Community” and “Governance”.  All… Read more »

Save the Date! VIVO 2019, September 4-6, Podgorica, Montenegro

September 11, 2018

Violeta Ilik, and Nataša Popović for the organizing committee VIVO 2019 is coming to Montenegro! The School of Medicine at University of Montenegro, Clinical Center of Montenegro, and the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro are our hosts for the VIVO 2019 Conference in the gorgeous capital city of Podgorica. VIVO would like to thank… Read more »

VIVO Updates September 9, 2018 — VIVO workshop in Germany, September Sprint, the SPARQL Book

September 11, 2018

Third annual VIVO workshop in Hannover, Germany, September 17-18  Next week is the third annual VIVO workshop in Hannover, Germany, organized by TIB.  See I hope to see you there! September Sprint  VIVO is planning a development sprint for September 17-28.  See The SPARQL Book  SPARQL is a query language used to get data from VIVO. … Read more »

VIVO Updates for September 2, 2018 — camp, sprint, languages, steering group, action planning, making data, OpenHarvester

September 2, 2018

Reminder, VIVO Camp October 18-20, Columbia University.  More info and register here: September Sprint  VIVO is planning a development sprint for September 17-28.  See Adding Language Proficiency to VIVO   The Ontology Improvement Task Force is developing new assertions for specifying language expertise.  As in “Mike speaks English”. The group is considering ISO 639 as a standard set of… Read more »

VIVO Updates August 19, 2018 — Fall semester, Research Intelligence, NFAIS, Meetings this Week

August 19, 2018

Summer ends and school begins  For many of us, summer vacations are ending and school is beginning.  Like many academic activities, VIVO slows down in the summer and gains momentum in the fall.  Here are just a few of the things that are happening: A September Sprint is being planned.  Please review proposed tasks and volunteer to… Read more »