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DSpace Use Grows at Top Global Universities

From Bram Luyten, @mire  25 of the top 50 institutions in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities run the Open Source DSpace software. This uptake is a testimony to the continued success of the platform, originally developed by MIT and HP in 2002. Governed by DSpace members of the not-for-profit organization DuraSpace, and supported by an active open source ecosystem of service providers, the community is bigger than ever.

Top ARWU DSpace repositories

Harvard University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
University of Cambridge
Princeton University
University of Chicago
13 Cornell University
15 University of Washington
21 The University of Tokyo
22 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
23 The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
24 University of Wisconsin - Madison
25 University of Toronto
26 Kyoto University
27 New York University
29 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
30 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
31 Duke University
33 Rockefeller University
37 The University of Texas at Austin
40 University of British Columbia
43 University of Maryland, College Park
44 The University of Melbourne
44 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
47 The University of Edinburgh
48 Karolinska Institute

Among these and other institutions, more and more repositories have responsive user interfaces based on @mire's Mirage 2 theme. Cornell University and The University of Texas at Austin are just two examples of institutions that made the switch in 2015.

Cornell University eCommons

Texas ScholarWorks from the University of Texas at Austin