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What a great conference!  The eighth annual VIVO Conference was held at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, August 2-4.  We had outstanding keynote presentations by Christina Pattuelli and Jodi Schneider, invited talks by Katy Frey, Jim Hendler, Dave Eichmann, Ying Ding, and Rebecca Bryant, as well as a featured presentation by Julia Trimmer and Damaris Murry.  But there was quite a bit more – five workshops, 27 contributed presentations, and sixteen posters rounded out a very full program.  Thanks to all the presenters!!

Submitted by kristi on August 28, 2017

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. 

Submitted by kristi on August 22, 2017

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 Minton Morris 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 Minton Morris 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 Minton Morris on July 6, 2017