News & Events

DSPACE 7.0 Beta 5 Now Available

April 21, 2021

Join the DSpace 7.0 Testathon & Try Out Beta 5! From April 19 – May 7, 2021, we are running a Community Testathon of the DSpace 7.0 Beta 5 Release.  As this is the final Beta before the 7.0 release, Testathon is an opportunity for anyone to test the Beta 5 release, and report their… Read more »

DSpace 7.0 Testathon: How You Can Help Us Build a Better DSpace Through Testing & Reporting

April 16, 2021

DSpace 7.0 Testathon begins this week, April 19. What is a testathon? We ask for anyone using DSpace to help us test, report and mend bugs within the latest beta. The Testathon is a community effort to review the program before it is labeled a stable release. How can you help? Follow the Testathon plan… Read more »

DSpace 7.0 Beta 4 Release Announcement

October 13, 2020

Dear DSpace Community, The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 4 is now available for download and testing. Beta 4 is the fourth scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 3

September 9, 2020

Dear DSpace Community, The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 3 is now available for download and testing. Beta 3 is the third scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

April 22, 2020

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing. Beta 2 is the second scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we highly advise against… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 1

March 4, 2020

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing.  Beta1 is the first of several scheduled Beta releases provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we do not… Read more »

CALL for Participation: DSpace Anwendertreffen 2020

December 17, 2019

From Pascal-Nicolas Becker, The Library Code GmbH (German version below) The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2020 will take place at the Hamburg University of Technology, on Thursday, March 26th 2020 and Friday, March 27th 2020 and is organized by the Hamburg University of Technology and The Library Code GmbH. This meeting is about exchange between DSpace or… Read more »

Open Repositories 2020: Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

December 9, 2019

The Open Repositories Steering Committee is now accepting applications for fellowships to attend OR2020 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The fellowship programme allows a limited number of qualified librarians, repository managers, developers, or researchers in digital libraries or related fields to participate in the conference. The fellowship covers travel, accommodation, meals and incidentals, as well as full conference… Read more »

DSpace 5 & 6 Extension Will Soon Enable Support for New OpenAIRE Literature Guidelines

December 3, 2019

From Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) Several Canadian research libraries are providing funding to ensure that the vast majority of DSpace repositories around the world can be discovered through OpenAIRE, an international database of open scholarly content. Quality and comprehensive metadata are a critical requirement for building discovery and other… Read more »

Be a Volunteer Reviewer for the LYRASIS 2020 Catalyst Fund Applications

December 3, 2019

The LYRASIS Catalyst Fund is an award program to fund new ideas and innovative projects by LYRASIS members. The 2020 application process will close February 20, 2020. The Catalyst Fund is a membership benefit administered by the LYRASIS Leaders Circle to expand opportunities to share expertise and collaborate on innovations with potential for community-wide impact.… Read more »