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CASRAI has a number of annual events taking place in our various chapters in the coming months. We hope you will see an event near you with a programme that catches your interest. Reconnect events are an opportunity for you to join the CASRAI community in your country as we work together to make research management information more efficient and effective throughout an ever changing research management lifecycle. You don’t have to be a member to attend and you can attend any of the events listed below based on your location and interests.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-04-19 08:27

If you will be traveling to Bozeman, Montana for OR2018 June 4-7 please join David Wilcox and Daniel Bernstein at Montana State University for a full-day workshop on June 4 that will provide an overview of Fedora–the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content. The latest version of Fedora provides native linked data capabilities and a modular architecture based on well-documented APIs and ease of integration with existing applications.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-04-13 15:11

The Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information (CASRAI) improves the flow of information within and between research stakeholders by developing and maintaining standard information agreements among various stakeholders in the research enterprise.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-04-03 08:48

From the DuraSpace and euroCRIS Teams

DuraSpace and euroCRIS will co-host a one-day event to focus on interoperability between DSpace repository and CRIS systems in advance of the CRIS 2018 Conference in Umeå, Sweden - on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-03-08 07:04

A workshop on Supporting FAIR Data Principles with Fedora was delivered on Thursday, February 22 by David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager. This workshop provided an overview of Fedora with a focus on how it can support the four FAIR principles: findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability. Attendees had an opportunity to explore Fedora features first-hand using a virtual environment. Similar training opportunities will be available at events throughout the year.

 

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-03-05 11:20

Last Friday February 23rd the University of Toronto Scarborough hosted an Islandora CLAW + Linked Data Lunch and Learn session. The recording is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC1mujWB30k&t=12s.

Webinar presentations:

0:00:14 - Introduction to Islandora CLAW and Linked Data (Danny Lamb, Technical Lead, Islandora Foundation)

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-02-27 15:29

The 4Science proposal for an implementation aimed at increasing the interoperability features supported by the most broadly used platforms in the open science ecosystem for Literature Repositories, Data Repositories, Journals platforms and CRIS/RIMS, such as DSpace, Dataverse, OJS and DSpace-CRIS, has been selected for funding under the OpenAIRE call for services, launched last December.

The tender by 4Science focuses on two main topics:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-02-26 14:05

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot. For years sites wishing to implement VIVO have been looking for a way to discover the work of their institution and represent it in a VIVO.  Some sites have asked for a hosted solution.  Last year, I worked with Research Graph to show how their data could be harvested and loaded into a hosted VIVO.  Since then, working with 

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-02-12 10:50

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director

Keep those ideas coming  Have an idea about VIVO? What do we want?  How will we get it?  Share your ideas here:  https://goo.gl/S2VSGD  We will be collecting ideas through February 19.  We hope to hear from you!

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2018-02-05 14:51