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.
Platinum Members - $20,000 or significant in-kind donation
Gold Members - $10,000
Silver Members - $5,000
Bronze Members - $2,500
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.
To learn more about the DuraSpace Membership Program, visit http://www.duraspace.org/about_membership.
To learn more about VIVO Project Governance, visit https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/VIVO/VIVO+Governance.
To become a DuraSpace Member and supporter of the VIVO project, visit http://duraspace.org/become_a_member.
To see who is on the VIVO Project Steering Group, visit https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/VIVO/VIVO+Steering+Group.