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

VIVO is an open source semantic web application originally developed and implemented at Cornell University, USA, now widely used in all over the world. Duraspace is an incubator for community-based development and promotes the VIVO software to the academic and research community all over the world. The research and discovery tool enables the administrator to import data such as personal information, grants, courses and publications from various internal as well as external sources including faculty databases, grants management system and academic identities such as ORCID ID, Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar.

Objective of the Workshop

The main objective of this Workshop is to enable the participants to develop a standard profile management system for their institutions using VIVO. The Workshop will present a comprehensive overview of the profile management system, introduction to VIVO, installation, configuration and data ingestion from various sources, etc. 

Target Participants

Students interested in capabilities of VIVO profile management system, library and information science professional, information scientists, system administrator, the content developer interested in obtaining an understanding of how VIVO work and what could be possible to develop research discovery using Open Linked Data.

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