VIVO is an extensible semantic web application for research discovery and showcasing scholarly work
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VIVO: Connect, Share, Discover

VIVO is an open source semantic web tool for research discovery -- finding people and the research they do.

VIVO supports editing, searching, browsing and visualizing research activity in order to discover people, programs, facilities, funding, scholarly works and events. VIVO's search returns results faceted by type for rapid retrieval of desired information across disciplines.


VIVO Project web site

VIVO Project Wiki

Installation Instructions

Installation instructions for the latest release can be found at this location on the wiki:

Contact us

There are several ways to contact the VIVO community. Whatever your interest, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Contact form

Mailing lists


This updates list provides news to the VIVO community of interest to all.


Join the VIVO community! Here you'll find non-technical discussion regarding participation, the VIVO conference, policy, project management, outreach, and engagement.


The best place to get your hands dirty in the VIVO Project. Developers and implementers frequent this list to get the latest on feature design, development, implementation, and testing.

Contributing Code

If you would like to contribute code to the VIVO project, please open a ticket in our JIRA, and prepare a pull request that references your ticket. Contributors welcome!