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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Three-day National Workshop on  VIVO Profile Management System and Discovery" during 26th –  28th November, 2015 at INFLIBNET Centre, Infocity, Gandhinagar

Dear Professionals, 

The Information and Library Network Centre (INFLIBNET), Inter-University 
Centre of UGC, Gandhinagar is organising "*Three-day National Workshop on 
VIVO Profile Management System and Discovery’*’ during 26th – 
28th November, 2015 at INFLIBNET Centre, Infocity, Gandhinagar. 

*About the workshop* 

VIVO is an open source semantic web application originally developed and 
implemented at Cornell University, USA, now widely used in the western 
countries.  Duraspace is an incubator for community based development and 
promote the VIVO software to the academic and research community all over 
the world. VIVO is an open-source, shared platform for connecting faculty, 
scientist, scholars, research communities, institutions, and outside peer 
group using Linked Open Data (LOD). 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 identity 
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 standard profile management system for their institutions using 
VIVO. The Workshop will present comprehensive overview of the profile 
management system, introduction to VIVO, installation, configuration and 
data ingestion from various sources, etc. Participants may also learn more 
about Semantic Web and Linked Data technologies such as RDF and SPARQL. 

*Target Participants* 

Library and information science professional, information scientists, 
system administrator, content developer interested in obtaining  a 
understanding of how VIVO work  and what could be possible to develop 
research discovery using Open Linked Data. 

*Details information about the workshop is available at the following link* 

About INFLIBNET Centre: 

About Workshop : 

Registration Form :

*Limited seats are available. * 

Thanks and Regards 
Dinesh Ranjan Pradhan 
Scientist-B (LS) 
(An IUC of UGC) 

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