AVAILABLE for Your Testing Pleasure: DSpace 4.0 Release Candidate

Mon, 2013-11-04 15:45 -- carol

From Mark H. Wood on behalf of the DSpace Committers

Winchester, MA  The first release candidate for DSpace 4.0 has been tagged and is now available for your testing pleasure.

• Find it running on http://demo.dspace.org
• Get it from SourceForge:  http://sourceforge.net/projects/dspace/files/DSpace%20Release%20Candidate/dspace-4.0-rc1/
• Check out tag dspace-4.0-rc1 from GitHub and build your own copy.

Release notes: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+Release+4.0+Notes

Key features include:
• New look and feel for JSPUI, with several other improvements
• A number of features of XMLUI have been ported to JSPUI
• REST API exposing repository objects
• Support for automatically creating DOIs during ingestion
• And more!

The developers would appreciate hearing about your experience with it so that we can offer you the best final release.