NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace-CRIS 5.5.0

Tue, 2016-03-29 08:50 -- carol

From Andrea Bollini, Head of Open Source and Open Standards Strategy, Cineca

Rome, Italy  I'm glad to announce the availability of the 5.5.0 version of DSpace-CRIS built on top of DSpace JSPUI 5.5.

https://github.com/Cineca/DSpace/tree/dspace-cris-5.5.0

The release includes the security fix (medium level) already available in DSpace JSPUI 5.5; it solves some configuration issues and bugs including the ability to build and deploy the standard DSpace REST webapp (provided by the Portuguese RCAAP Team); on top of it, this new release adds some exciting new features:

- Global Statistics: to provide a global view over the repository usage, visualization, download and deposit trends
http://demo-dspace-cris.cineca.it/cris/stats/site.html?handle=123456789/0&type=item

- Facets for dynamic components: publications list, projects list and any other dynamic component included in the researcher profiles or in other CRIS entity details page (project, organization, etc.) can now provide faceting capabilities
http://demo-dspace-cris.cineca.it/cris/rp/rp00006

- Bibliographic export for publications: researcher's publication list can be exported in several format by the profile owner and search results can be exported by the repository administrators

- Incremental Authority from previous value: to suggest terms from values already added into the system to keep metadata clean and to avoid misspelling. Common use cases include keywords, publishers, etc.

- Direct access to the researcher profile using external identifiers: make it easy to link external systems to your DSpace-CRIS installation without the need to know the internal identifier. For instance you can address your researcher profiles using their ORCID
http://demo-dspace-cris.cineca.it/cris/rp/details.htm?lt=orcid&lv=0000-0002-9421-192X

A special thanks to Andrea Pascarelli, DSpace Committer, who put a lot of effort on this new release and made it possible.