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VIVO itself is a customization of a more generic product called Vitro. Here is how VIVO has been customized from Vitro.




General-purpose tool for working with Semantic Data

Specialized tool for Research Networking


No ontology

Includes an ontology (VIVO-ISF) for Research Networking


Minimal theme

Elaborate theme, display and editing are customized for the ontology

Display RulesDefault display rules

Annotations are used to:

  • Assign data properties to groups
  • Arrange property groups on the page
Form editingDefault editing formsEditing is customized to the ontology
Search IndexDefault search indexSearch index contains additional fields specific to VIVO

Default functionality

Additional functionality: visualizations, interface to Harvester, QR codes, etc.

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