VIVO Conference 2020: Explore the Program

June 10, 2020By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized, VIVO

The VIVO Conference will be held next week,  June 16-18 online. The organizers are pleased to invite you to browse this year’s exciting and comprehensive VIVO conference program. The program includes a Keynote and many speakers, workshops, panels, lightning talks and more–all online, easy for everyone to attend, and free of charge! Register Dr. Mathias … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

April 22, 2020By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing. Beta 2 is the second scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we highly advise against … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: VIVO 1.11.1

March 17, 2020By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized, VIVO

VIVO 1.11.1 is now available! VIVO 1.11.1 is a point release containing two patches to the previous 1.11.0 release: – Security patch that now prevents users with self-edit privileges from editing other user profiles [1] – Minor security patch to underlying puppycrawl dependency (CVE-2019-9658) [2] Upgrading from 1.11.0 to 1.11.1 should be a trivial drop-in … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 1

March 4, 2020By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing.  Beta1 is the first of several scheduled Beta releases provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we do not … Read More

Open Repositories 2020: Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

December 9, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized, VIVO

The Open Repositories Steering Committee is now accepting applications for fellowships to attend OR2020 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The fellowship programme allows a limited number of qualified librarians, repository managers, developers, or researchers in digital libraries or related fields to participate in the conference. The fellowship covers travel, accommodation, meals and incidentals, as well as full conference … Read More

LYRASIS Demonstrations and Information Sessions

December 3, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized, VIVO

LYRASIS Free Webinar: NEH Preservation Assistance Grants – 12/4 Open Source Software for Showcasing Scholarship: An Introduction to VIVO for Librarians – 12/5 CollectionSpace Webinar – 12/5 Catalyst Fund Webinar Series: Online Instruction for Participatory Archiving – 12/10 Safety and Security for Performing Arts – 12/11 Introduction to Emergency Preparedness for Performing Arts Organizations – 12/12 Health and Safety for Performing … Read More

DSpace 5 & 6 Extension Will Soon Enable Support for New OpenAIRE Literature Guidelines

December 3, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

From Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) Several Canadian research libraries are providing funding to ensure that the vast majority of DSpace repositories around the world can be discovered through OpenAIRE, an international database of open scholarly content. Quality and comprehensive metadata are a critical requirement for building discovery and other … Read More