DSpace

Open Source Digital Asset Management system that enables services for access, provision, stewardship and re-use of digital assets with a focus on educational and research materials.

Vital Details

Category: Content Repository
License: BSD Revised
Development Status: Production/Stable
Operating System: Linux, MacOS, Windows
Technologies Used: Tomcat, XSLT, Dublin Core
Programming Languages: Java

See the list of characteristics specific to a Content Repository for more details.

Latest Release

15-Apr-2011 Version 1.7.1

New features include the Mirage XMLUI Theme, a faceted browse/search interface for XMLUI, backup/restore of DSpace using a generic METS-based structure, a curation administration user interface, PowerPoint text extraction, improved Google Scholar indexing on metadata and PDF content, and improved performance and scalability of DSpace. Oracle database support and a number of SWORD-related bugs were fixed

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Providers

Consulting:
Eglerion
Custom Development:
Eglerion
Provider #2
Documentation:
Eglerion
Provider #3
Hosting:
Eglerion
Provider #4
Training:
Eglerion

Upcoming Events

Webinar: Introduction to DSpace, 9-Nov-2011

[Copied from a past DSpace event.] Join the live web event "All About Repositories Webinar: All About DSpace" on June 3, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. PT; 12:00 p.m. ET.

DSpace is the world's most popular open source software for creating an institutional repository. Currently there are over 500 organizations using DSpace to enable access to their research output and other content. If your organization is interested in making their research output or digital content openly accessible, than the DSpace software might be the perfect platform for you.

This webinar will give an overview of the software, how to get started using DSpace and where you can turn for help. There will be time at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you may have. The DSpace software was originally developed by Hewlett Packard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001. Both organizations made the software open source so that any organization could use it for their own purpose. There is no fee to attend this Sun/DSpace/Fedora/SPARC web event. Please register by June 2 at http://www.education-webevents.com/.

User Group Meeting: Open Repositories 2012, 9-Jun-2012 through 12-Jun-2012

Repositories increasingly play a pivotal role in the emerging information landscape. Through a format that blends open user group meetings for DSpace, Fedora, and Eprints, followed by general conference sessions that cover cross-cutting and overarching issues, Open Repositories attempts to create opportunities to explore the challenges faced by user communities and others in today’s world.

The many repository platforms available today are changing the nature of scholarly communication. Institutions such as universities, research laboratories, publishers, libraries, and commercial organizations are creating innovative repository-based systems that address the entire lifecycle of information — from supporting the creation and management of digital content, to enabling use, re-use, and interconnection of information, to ultimately ensuring long-term preservation and archiving.