From Ann Beynon, Clarivate Analytics We are pleased to announce that Benjamin Gross has joined the Clarivate Analytics team to support VIVO implementations, as well as other data integration projects. Benjamin is well-known in the VIVO community as an active contributor to the VIVO project, Google groups, and conferences. Benjamin was instrumental in supporting VIVO when at UNAVCO.
November 6 - 9, 2017 join us in Evanston, Illinois for our annual, worldwide gathering of the Samvera Community. Samvera Connect 2017 is a chance for Samvera Community participants to gather in one place at one time, with an emphasis on synchronizing efforts, technical development, plans, and community links.
It has been a busy summer here at 4Science, with the new release of DSpace-CRIS and the ongoing development of DSpace 7. September will be even more exciting, with two important appointments, in order to share our ideas about the best way to use DSpace in different contexts.
During the last months 4Science developers released both DSpace-CRIS 5.7.0 and DSpace-CRIS 6RC2 (based on DSpace 6.2).
By Michael Guthrie, Director, KnowledgeArc The Nigerian Research and Education Network Federated Repository (NgREN) has launched a federated repository with assistance from KnowledgeArc. The new DSpace archive brings together the works from 42 different DSpace instances in the country, and provides a hub to showcase and highlight the intellectual output of Nigeria's universities.
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.
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.