Announcing VIVO Release 1.5.1

October 15, 2012


Release 1.5.1 is available for download from SourceForge.

VIVO as a zip file and as a tar.gz file

Vitro as a zip file and as a tar.gz file


VIVO 1.5.1 is primarily a maintenance release. The major emphasis was on tuning the RDF datastore for improved performance. Several bug fixes are included also, and some new capabilities.

Here is a list of the most significant changes:

Improvements in Efficiency


This release represents the work of the entire VIVO team and contributions from the larger VIVO open source community, including feedback from adopting sites within and beyond the VIVO project, feedback from outreach efforts in the biomedical and library communities, ontology improvements and collaborations, and multiple forms of user and application testing.