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VIVO is an open community, an information model, and an open source! semantic web! application supporting the advancement of scholarship by integrating and sharing information about scholars, their activities and outputs at a single institution while supporting discovery of related work and expertise across a distributed network.

VIVO is joining DuraSpace as the VIVO Project, to realize a shared mission through an established legal and financial framework compatible with VIVO’s own vision and goals. Membership in VIVO presents an opportunity to participate in a the process of incubation to coordinate existing efforts and prepare VIVO to provide long-term benefits to a worldwide community.

DuraSpace is an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit born from a vision to help save our shared scholarly, scientific, and cultural record. DuraSpace leads the development and improvement of open technologies that provide long-term, durable access to digital assets. DuraSpace is developing strategies for managing the 'data deluge' and addressing the challenge of converting the overwhelming amount of data produced by scholars and scientists into useful information.

VIVO Members

Platinum Members - $20,000 or significant in-kind donation

  • Cornell University
  • Duke University
  • Griffith University
  • NCAR Library
  • U.S. Department of Agriiculture, National Agricultural Library
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Florida
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
  • Weill Cornell Medical College

Gold Members - $10,000

  • Brown University
  • Columbia University

Silver Members - $5,000

  • Indiana University Bloomington

Bronze Members - $2,500

  • American Psychological Association
  • George Washington University
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Oregon Health & Science University

VIVO Corporate Sponsorship

We offer a customizable sponsor benefit package to provide our corporate sponsors with the benefits that mean the most to them. All sponsors start with basic benefits, and depending on your sponsorship level, you select additional benefits that serve your organization best.

Investor Level

  • Digital Science/Sympletic/Figshare
  • Thomson Reuters

More Information


Please contact Layne Johnson or Jonathan Markow (DuraSpace) jjmarkow@duraspace