Important updates to DuraSpace’s privacy policy

May 24, 2018

GDPR is coming! At DuraSpace we have always cared about protecting your privacy. In order to meet the new General Data Protection Regulation that goes into effect Friday May 25, 2018, we have made a few changes to our Privacy Policy. Our primary objective in meeting these requirements is service to our community. Our approach… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 20 — Conference, Apps and Tools, Sprint 2, Spring Cleaning, Debra Hanken Kurtz

May 21, 2018

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Two weeks to the JB Duke Hotel and the Ninth Annual VIVO Conference. The VIVO Conference is coming up, June 6-8 at the JB Duke Hotel on the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, served by the Raleigh-Durham airport, and includes a great line-up of keynote speakers,… Read more »

Debra Hanken Kurtz, DuraSpace CEO, to join Arizona State University as Associate University Librarian

May 17, 2018

Debra Hanken Kurtz will leave her post as CEO at DuraSpace to serve as the Associate University Librarian for Technology Services at Arizona State University Library. As of June 1, Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager at DuraSpace, will serve as the Interim Chief Executive Officer. Valorie Hollister, DuraSpace Director of Membership and Finance, and Bill… Read more »

VIVO Updates April 29 — Sprint Progress Report, Leadership Group Election

April 30, 2018

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Outreach and Engagement Call this Thursday  May 3, 1PM US Eastern time, the Outreach and Engagement Interest Group will have its monthly call.  All are welcome! Sprint Progress Report As you may know, VIVO is in the midst of its first community sprint.  The sprint started last Monday and continues through this Friday.  Learn more here:  Sprint 1… Read more »

Attend Upcoming CASRAI Community Events in Canada, UK and Europe

April 19, 2018

CASRAI has a number of annual events taking place in our various chapters in the coming months. We hope you will see an event near you with a programme that catches your interest. Reconnect events are an opportunity for you to join the CASRAI community in your country as we work together to make research management… Read more »

VIVO Updates April 15 — Duraspace Summit, CNI Spring Meeting, Implementation Interest Group, A New Front-End for VIVO

April 17, 2018

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Product Director Duraspace Summit  Each year, Duraspace has a member summit to build community, share progress from its various affiliated projects, and provide the projects with an opportunity to meet and grow.  This year, the Summit was held in San Diego. About 100 people attended. It featured two invited panels – one on the… Read more »

VIVO Updates April 8 — camp, conference, new sites, action planning

April 17, 2018

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Product Director VIVO Camp We had a great camp at the UCSD Biomedical Library, meeting new friends from Arizona, UCSD, Notre Dame, and Clarivate.  Instructors Violeta Ilik, Paul Albert, Benjamin Gross, and myself, were joined by Brian Lowe of Ontocale.  We had perfect weather (the meeting was in San Diego, so perfect weather is expected, but always appreciated). … Read more »

Become a DuraSpace Member: Building Bridges to Worldwide Open Scholarship With Open Source Technologies and Open Standards

April 10, 2018

Today we officially launch the 2018 DuraSpace Membership Campaign. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of the DuraSpace projects – DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and CASRAI. While DuraSpace, a non-profit, proudly provides both the software and standards for free for anyone to use, we rely on the financial support and collaboration of our members to continue to… Read more »

Introducing VIVO Committer Benjamin Gross of Clarivate Analytics

April 4, 2018

Benjamin Gross has been a VIVO committer for 3 years.  He is currently working at Clarivate Analytics. Prior to joining Clarivate, Benjamin developed Connect UNAVCO, a VIVO site for a geoscience and data-focused consortium. One of the recent developments Benjamin has worked on is integrating Publons data into VIVO. Publons is a free tool provided by Clarivate that… Read more »

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot

March 16, 2018

Attention: faculty information, grants, and repository managers! You’re invited to participate in a project aimed at collecting, augmenting, and making discoverable patterns of faculty collaboration and research outputs through a pilot led by Research Graph and VIVO, and managed by Duraspace as a not-for-profit venture. The proposed project will: Create a Neo4j graph database from sample data representing faculty, publications,… Read more »