6-4-13 VIVO Case Studies Presentation Slides


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“Hot Topics: The DuraSpace Community Webinar Series, "Series Five: VIVO: Research Discovery and Networking.” Webinar #2: Case Studies: VIVO at Colorado, Brown, Duke, and Weill Cornell Medical College, June 4, 2013
Presented by: Alex Viggio, VIVO Implementation Lead, University of Colorado, Boulder, Steven McCauley, Brown University, Julia Trimmer, Duke University and Paul Albert, Weill Cornell Medical College.

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6-4-13 VIVO Case Studies Presentation Slides

  1. 1. Hot Topics: The DuraSpaceCommunity Webinar SeriesSeries Five:“VIVO: Research Discovery &Networking ”Curated by Dean Krafft
  2. 2. Hot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar SeriesWebinar 2:Case Studies: VIVO at Colorado, Brown,Duke, and Weill Cornell Medical CollegePresented by:Alex Viggio, University of Colorado BoulderJulia Trimmer, Duke UniversitySteven McCauley, Brown UniversityPaul Albert, Weill Cornell Medical College
  3. 3. VIVO CommunityAlso see http://vivo.vivoweb.orgHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  4. 4. VIVO CommunitySee https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/VIVO/VIVOmap and http://vivo.vivoweb.orgHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  5. 5. University of Colorado BoulderAlex ViggioFIS Lead DeveloperOffice of Faculty Affairsalex.viggio@colorado.eduHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  6. 6. VIVO at CU-Boulder• Project led by Faculty Information System(FIS) team in the Office of Faculty Affairs• 1 domain expert FTE, 2.5 developer FTEs,<0.5 system admin FTE• Original developers and IT group had Java andSQL/RDBMS expertise, but no prior SemanticWeb work experience• Partner with campus IT Managed Servicesgroup for web and database hosting• Reuse existing FIS database and web serversHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  7. 7. CU-Boulder Rollout• Demos for CU-Boulder Provost, VC of Research andDean of the Graduate School in late 2010• Implementation started in January 2011• Initial campus launch in April 2011• Public WWW launch in September 2012• Current status– Covers 64 academic units in seven schools andcolleges, as well as the libraries, 11 researchinstitutes and more than 40 non-academic units– 1,750+ profiles updated twice a week– No direct edits, no publications or grants data yet• Publications ingest project starting Summer 2013Hot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  8. 8. CU-Boulder FIS OverviewHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Seriesfrom VIVO: A Semantic Approach to Scholarly Networking and Discovery, Figure 4.1http://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/abs/10.2200/S00428ED1V01Y201207WBE002
  9. 9. VIVO CU-BoulderHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  10. 10. VIVO CU-Boulder About PageHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  11. 11. Regional Linked Data EffortsHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar SeriesHost institution of 2012 and 2013 VIVO Implementation Festshttp://2013vivoimplementationfest.sched.org
  12. 12. CU-Boulder Lessons LearnedHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series• An incremental, value focused approach works for VIVOimplementation• Address faculty concerns as a priority– Limit launch to campus users to allow for review• Data quality– All data requires clean up before public display– FIS VIVO Curation Module• Building the campus initiative with internal PR– Address perceived competition with similar efforts• VIVO’s low cost – harder to justify resource needs– A small, entrepreneurial team worked for us• VIVO builds conversation about Big Data, Linked OpenData, Open Access
  13. 13. Duke UniversityJulia TrimmerManager, Faculty Data Systems and AnalysisOffice of the Provostjulia.trimmer@duke.eduHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  14. 14. VIVO at Duke• Project team under Provost’s Office• Developers in University IT group• Elements team in Library• Currently: 3,500 faculty in 29departments and centers, 100K pubs• By Dec: adding 2,100 faculty in 16schools and institutes, 60K pubs• Replacing two legacy systemsHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  15. 15. Data SourcesHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  16. 16. Rollout Plan• School of Medicine: May 13• Business, Environment, Engineering,Nursing: July 15• Arts & Sciences, Divinity, Law, PublicPolicy: September 3• Faculty Annual Reporting tool: 2014Hot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  17. 17. Scholars@DukeHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  18. 18. OrganizationsHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  19. 19. Profile PageHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  20. 20. Profile Page, part 2Hot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  21. 21. Widget ExampleHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  22. 22. Support for Scholars@Duke• Small army of “power users”• First level of support for faculty• Liaisons for issues or problems• Support page lists power users pluslearning and support materialsHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  23. 23. Brown UniversitySteven McCauleyProgrammerIntegrated Technology ServicesBrown University Librarysteven_mccauley@brown.eduHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  24. 24. VIVO at Brown• 4-person team; 1 full-time staffer• Sponsors: Office of the Vice Presidentfor Research, Dean of the Faculty,Division of Biology and Medicine,University Library, Computing andInformation Services• VIVO to replace DRRB
  25. 25. Implementation: Plans• Data from faculty CVs• VIVO for faculty review• Profile self-editing• Implications: ontology and interfacewith broad expressivity andrepresentation
  26. 26. Implementation: Process• Parse available CVs (Summer 2012)• Harvest available databases (Fall-Winter 2012/13)• Clean and load data (Fall-Winter 2012/13; ongoing)• Public review (Winter 2012; ongoing)• Phase out legacy system (future work)• Integrate with other data sources, internaland external (future work)
  27. 27. Implementation: Problems + Solutions• Bad dataText processing, natural language processing,reconciliation and LOD services• Interface confusion“Change management”; managing RDBMSexpectations• Capturing scholarly activityMeeting with domain specialists; reviewingprior art; attention to the Humanities
  28. 28. Lessons Learned• Being the bearer of bad newsGIGO and the perils of data integration• Less is moreBetter to have less data of high quality than more data of low quality• Looks are everythingUsers care more about appearances and accessories than thearchitecture of the Semantic Web• Communication is keyIdentify power users and mediators: work on a department-by-department basis
  29. 29. Weill Cornell Medical CollegePaul AlbertProject Manager, VIVOWeill Cornell Medical Librarypaa2013@med.cornell.eduHot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series
  30. 30. Questions?http://vivoweb.orghttp://vivoweb.org/contacthttp://wiki.duraspace.org/x/RwUGAghttp://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/abs/10.2200/S00428ED1V01Y201207WBE002Hot Topics: DuraSpace Community Webinar Series