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Submitted by mconlon on 2016-01-11 15:00

From Andrew Woods, Fedora Tech Lead

Winchester, MA  An organizing group met recently to discuss and define the logistics for discussions of the Fedora Community Book Club selection: "Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist". Here are the details:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-12-07 09:54

From Tim Donohue, on behalf of the DSpace 5.4 Release Team, and all the DSpace developers

Winchester, MA  DSpace 5.4 is now available providing security fixes to the JSPUI, along with significant bug fixes and memory usage enhancements to all DSpace 5.x users.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-11-10 12:09

Winchester, MA  On November 10, 2015 VIVO 1.8.1 was released by the VIVO team.  This new release offers users vastly improved performance, new and better visualizations, as well as bug fixes.

Full release notes are available on the VIVO wiki:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-11-10 09:26

From VIVO conference organizers

Winchester, MA  The VIVO2015 conference was the best yet! With a wonderful turnout of attendees, the conference was a great collaboration of ideas as it provided many opportunities for learning.

You will not want to miss 2016's conference. This year's conference will offer more insightful information, great networking events, and exciting keynotes.

Mark your calendar now to attend the 2016 conference happening:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-11-03 13:17

Winchester, MA  On Sept. 21, 2015 Graham Triggs took over as technical lead for the VIVO project. He took the reins from a team of talented developers that include the original VIVO developers–Jon Corson-Rikert, Brian Lowe, and Brian Caruso, many others who have contributed to VIVO as an open source project, and Jim Blake as the recent VIVO lead developer and release manager. As Jim Blake ended his official work with VIVO he paused to reflect on key accomplishments and changes during his tenure.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-10-16 08:15

Winchester, MA  Please save the dates for the Annual DuraSpace Summit for DuraSpace members that will be held at the Cosmos Club on Embassy Row in Washington, D.C. March 16-17, 2016. Our members are thought leaders in open source technology development for digital preservation, open access and discovery. The Summit is an opportunity for them to come together to learn about current DuraSpace organizational strategy, participate in DSpace, Fedora and VIVO strategic discussions and contribute to open source technology planning sessions.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-10-13 15:50

Hidden treasures are even better when they are discovered. The VIVO community wiki pages are one of those treasures. This section of the DuraSpace wiki offers the VIVO community a wealth of information, best practices and valuable resources that can assist institutions in implementing, managing and sharing VIVO data and resources. Here are highlights of what you will find in the VIVO Community pages.

Considering VIVO

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-09-29 15:06

Winchester, MA  If you would like to keep up with DuraSpace news, events, opportunities and initiatives in Spanish please subscribe to DuraSpace Informe. This new bi-monthly newsletter will be published for the first time in the beginning of October and will feature current strategic information of interest to Spanish speaking users of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source projects.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-09-29 12:43

We are delighted to partner with figshare to make #VIVO15 presentations openly available through their new figshare for institutions service. This makes the terrific work of the VIVO community more accessible than ever in a beautiful, easy-to-use interface. Moreover, the materials are now persistent and citable with a DOI. Our sincere thanks to the figshare and Digital Science teams for their work to make this possible!

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-09-21 08:55