VIVO at Brown

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OCTOBER 2012

VIVO at Brown

What is VIVO?


VIVO is an open source semantic web application
that enables the discovery of research and
scholarship across disciplines at a particular
institution and
across institutions.



VIVO is populated with detailed profiles of
faculty
and researchers including publications
,
appointments, grants,
service, and professional
affiliations
.

Background


VIVO developed at Cornell in 2003



NIH Grant ($12.2 million) to federate VIVO


Cornell, Cornell Weill Medical, Indiana, U Florida, Washington
University St Louis, Scripps Research Institute, Ponce Medical School



DuraSpace


Not
-
for
-
profit support for open technologies:
Dspace
,
DuraCloud

(digital
preservation)



~100 institutions worldwide



VIVO
doesn

t

stand for
anything

Under the Hood


Semantic Web technology



Web of Documents
vs

Web of Data; linked open data (LOD)


W3C's
Resource Description Framework (RDF
)


Linked Open Data Cloud


Subject

Predicate

Object

vincent_d’onofrio

starred_in

law_&_
order_ci

law_&_
order_ci

is_a

tv_show

the_thirteenth_floor

similar_plot_as

the_matrix



RDF Graph

What’s in VIVO


People


Faculty member, postdoc, graduate student, non
-
faculty
academic, …


Organizations


Academic department, funding agency, laboratory, publisher,



Research


Academic article, award or honor, human study, film, thesis,
protocol, …


Events


Conference, exhibit, invited talk, performance, …

VIVO Features


Visualizations



Inter
-
institutional search

linked data requests of VIVO and/or Harvard
Profiles at 8 different
sites



CV/
Biosketch

output



VIVO searchlight


Brown VIVO: Decision


DRR
-
B replacement search began early 2010



Sponsors: OVPR, DOF,
BioMed
, Library, CIS



Funding for VIVO approved by Provost March 2012


Outsource structuring of faculty CVs


Position: Semantic Web Programmer





Brown VIVO: Sponsor Roles


OVPR


VIVO replaces DRR
-
B ; Individual DRR
-
B profiles available until
replaced by VIVO profiles



DOF:



VIVO replaces annual CV submission process



Library:


software installation and maintenance; data ingestion and output
;

programming; customization



CIS:



server infrastructure, project management


Brown VIVO: Methodology


Faculty CVs in Word or PDF converted to structured
data by bibliographic services vendor



Data structures mapped to VIVO ontologies



Data converted to RDF

and ingested into VIVO



Sparql

queries create RDF graphs (relationships)

Brown VIVO: Phase One Timeline


October 2012: CV data ingested into VIVO



November 15, 2012:


Mechanism for faculty to approve VIVO profiles is in place


Brown branding/customization



November 15


January:


Faculty update and approve VIVO profile


A
pproved profiles become public


Updated CVs output to DOF/
BioMed

for approved profiles


DRR
-
B profiles redirected to live VIVO profiles


Brown VIVO: Phase Two Timeline


Spring 2013
-



~800 Hospital
-
based faculty CVs converted to structured data,
and ingested into VIVO



Post
-
docs, graduate students able to manually populate
profiles



DRR
-
B no longer updated but maintained until all faculty
represented in VIVO



Brown VIVO data available for querying, harvesting, reporting



Biosketch
/CV output available

Contacts


Gillian Bell, Project Manager, CIS
gillian_bell@brown.edu



Jean Rainwater
, Head Integrated Technology
Services, Library

jean_rainwater@brown.edu



Andrew Ashton, Director, Digital Technologies,
Library

andrew_ashton@brown.edu