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VIVO Camp is a multi-day training event designed specifically for new and prospective users. Camp will be held November 9-11, 2017 on the campus of Duke University in Durham, NC. Over two and a half days, VIVO Camp will start with an introduction to VIVO leading to a comprehensive overview by exploring these topics:

  • VIVO features

  • Examples and demos of VIVO including customizations

  • Representing scholarship

  • Loading, displaying and using VIVO data

  • Introduction to the ontologies

Submitted by kristi on August 9, 2017

Durham, North Carolina  Duke University Libraries is seeking a repository developer to work on redeveloping the MorphoSource project into full-scale repository.  This position is funded for three years through a grant from the National Science Foundation Advances in Biological Informatics (NSF ABI) program with the potential for renewal.

Submitted by kristi on August 2, 2017

From the organizers of Fedora and Samvera Camp at Oxford

DuraSpace and Data Curation Experts are set to offer the Fedora and Samvera Camp at Oxford University, Sept 4 - 8, 2017. The camp will be hosted by Oxford University Oxford, UK and is supported by Jisc. The organizers are pleased to announce that the early bird discount registration price has been extended until July 24.

Submitted by carol on July 10, 2017

Gandhinagar, India  The Information and Library Network Centre (INFLIBNET), Inter-University Centre of UGC, Gandhinagar is organising "Three-day National Workshop on VIVO Faculty Profile Management System and Discovery’’ during August 16-18, 2017 at INFLIBNET Centre, Infocity, Gandhinagar, India.

About the workshop

Submitted by carol on July 10, 2017

The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to make the project successful. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community.

Bethany Seeger has been a Fedora contributor to the Fedora repository team for two years. Her focus is on MODS XML to RDF mapping as Amherst migrates to Fedora 4.

Submitted by carol on July 6, 2017

From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead, on behalf of the Specification Editors and the Fedora Leadership

After much discussion and iteration, the initial public working draft of the Fedora API Specification is now available for broader public review.

http://fedora.info/spec

Submitted by carol on June 30, 2017

Registration prices for the VIVO Conference go up from $275 to $375 after today, June 30.

Submitted by carol on June 30, 2017

From Richard Green, Consultant to the University of Hull Library

The new Samvera (formerly Hydra) website is now live at samvera.org.

Submitted by carol on June 29, 2017