Are Your University’s Researchers Discoverable?

August 19, 2020By InfoUncategorized, VIVO

As the world awaits more information about COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 virus, we look to biomedical research to deliver information, treatments, and an eventual vaccine. Lately, research processes are accelerating, and researchers are collaborating, comparing results, and working together more than ever. To collaborate effectively, researchers need to find each other quickly, but that can … Read More

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

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

News from 4Science–November 2019: Report From German institutions

November 26, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

From Susanna Mornati, 4Science On November 18 in Münster (Germany, EU) the First International DSpace-CRIS User Group Meeting was held as a satellite event of the euroCRIS Membership Meeting, thanks to the hospitality of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU). 4Science, together with The Library Code and other organizations in the DSpace-CRIS community, such as the Hamburg University of … Read More

Announcing the First International DSpace-CRIS User Group Meeting

November 5, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

From Susanna Mornati, 4Science 4Science, together with The Library Code and other organizations in the DSpace-CRIS community, such as the Hamburg University of Technology, the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, the Georg-August-University Goettingen, the Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg, the University of Bern, the University of Trieste, invite all  institutions interested in DSpace-CRIS, the free open-source Research Information Management System (aka CRIS/RIMS), to join … Read More