VIVO News

  • 04/19/2018 - 08:27 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 information more efficient and effective throughout an ever changing research management lifecycle. You don’t have to be a member to attend and you can attend any of the events listed below based on your location and interests.
  • 04/17/2018 - 09:43 From Mike Conlon, VIVO Product Director
  • 04/17/2018 - 09:48 From Mike Conlon, VIVO Product Director
  • 04/10/2018 - 10:43 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.
  • 04/04/2018 - 14:16   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.
  • 04/03/2018 - 08:48 The Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information (CASRAI) improves the flow of information within and between research stakeholders by developing and maintaining standard information agreements among various stakeholders in the research enterprise.
  • 03/16/2018 - 08:30 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:
  • 03/13/2018 - 12:18 As the number of DSpace and Fedora repositories and VIVO installations grow–in 2018 there are more than 2,900 registered worldwide–the desire to learn more about them–where are they, how they are accessed online, what type of content they hold, software versions, specializations etc.–also increases. Answers to these and other questions can lead to greater connections among institutions and repository instances with similar goals and interests.
  • 03/05/2018 - 09:18 From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Action Planning  VIVO Leadership, Steering and invited guests met March 1 at Duke University to review progress of the VIVO Project over the past three years, consider goals for the coming year, and organize action planning teams to create measurable objectives and monitor progress toward the objectives.  Five teams were formed:
  • 02/19/2018 - 09:40 From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director
  • 02/12/2018 - 10:50 Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot. For years sites wishing to implement VIVO have been looking for a way to discover the work of their institution and represent it in a VIVO.  Some sites have asked for a hosted solution.  Last year, I worked with Research Graph to show how their data could be harvested and loaded into a hosted VIVO.  Since then, working with 
  • 02/11/2018 - 12:50 DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “Open Source Repository Upgrades: Top Advice from Practitioners” on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:00p.m. EST. Presented by Erin Tripp, Business Development Manager, DuraSpace
  • 02/05/2018 - 14:51 From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Keep those ideas coming  Have an idea about VIVO? What do we want?  How will we get it?  Share your ideas here:  https://goo.gl/S2VSGD  We will be collecting ideas through February 19.  We hope to hear from you!
  • 01/31/2018 - 09:09 VIVO Camp is a multi-day training event designed specifically for new and prospective users. Camp will be held April 5 - 7, 2018 in the Biomedical Library at the University of California San Diego.  Over two and a half days, VIVO Camp will start with an introduction to VIVO leading to a comprehensive overview by exploring these topics:
  • 01/30/2018 - 13:26 The VIVO 2018 Conference Task Force is happy to announce the call for proposals for the 9th annual VIVO conference, to be held June 6th through 8th at the beautiful JB Duke Hotel in Durham, North Carolina. Please submit abstracts for presentations, workshops, posters and demos.  
  • 01/29/2018 - 10:23 From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director We want to hear from you  We will be talking a bit about the future of VIVO over the coming months.  How should the software progress?  How can the community grow?  How can people participate?  What challenges exist and how can we address them? We are very, very interested in your ideas.  Please share your thoughts.  It could be a quick comment, a word of encouragement, a treatise on the future of scholarship, whatever you may wish to share.
  • 01/22/2018 - 12:41 From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Slack and Zoom.  With the new year come new technologies for use by the VIVO project.
  • 01/18/2018 - 09:36 VIVO is member-supported, open source software and ontology for representing scholarship. “Telling VIVO Stories” is a community-led initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing VIVO implementation details for the VIVO community and beyond. The following interview includes personal observations that may not represent the opinions and views of the Marine Biological Laboratory / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Library (MBLWHOI) or the VIVO Project.
  • 01/18/2018 - 10:35 As we begin a new year, DuraSpace welcomes new leadership to our Board of Directors. The Board helps set DuraSpace’s priorities to ensure that our digital heritage is widely discoverable and accessible over the long term with a community-based open source technology portfolio.
  • 01/03/2018 - 12:14 From Violeta Ilik, Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services, Stony Brook University Libraries