News & Events

Contributors to the DSpace Development Fund

May 16, 2022

DSpace is excited to share that since we launched the DSpace Development Fund, members of the worldwide DSpace community have contributed to supporting continued funded development for DSpace, the software of choice for academic, non-profit, and commercial organizations building open digital repositories. These contributions directly support software development of key features prioritized by the DSpace… Read more »

Statement by DSpace Governance

April 29, 2022

As the formal governing body of DSpace, the DSpace Steering Group and the DSpace Leadership Group express their support and solidarity with Ukraine and its people. We condemn Russia’s attack on Ukraine and are deeply concerned for everyone affected including our colleagues in Ukraine and Russia. We stand in solidarity with members of the DSpace… Read more »

Introducing the DSpace Development Fund (DDF)

April 6, 2022

DSpace is pleased to announce the launch of the DSpace Development Fund (DDF)! Two years ago, DSpace started a successful fundraising campaign to accelerate development for version 7.0, a major milestone in the history of DSpace.  Largely through generous contributions from member institutions, we were able to invest more than $300,000 in targeted development to… Read more »

DSpace 7.2 is now available

April 6, 2022

We are pleased to announce the release of DSpace 7.2. As the third 7.x release in the last year, we, the community, are committed to provide timely updates to provide new features, security & bug fixes to the 7.x platform. The 7.2 release meets our 7.x technical roadmap to resolve two Tier 1 priorities and… Read more »

New DSpace Website Coming Soon!

January 21, 2022

For the most up to date information on DSpace please see visit here until the new website is launched in Winter/Spring 2022.

We are pleased to announce the release of DSpace 7.1.

November 11, 2021

We are pleased to announce the release of DSpace 7.1. With the release of DSpace 7.0 earlier in August, we, the community, are committed to provide timely updates to provide new features, security & bug fixes to the 7.x platform. The 7.1 release meets our technical roadmap to resolve three Tier 1 priorities. Additional donated features… Read more »

DSpace Selected in SCOSS Third Round of Funding

November 11, 2021

LYRASIS and DSpace are excited to announce that the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS), selected DSpace in their third round of pledging. SCOSS, established in 2017, is a network of influential organizations committed to helping secure Open Access and Open Source infrastructure well into the future by identifying non-commercial services essential to Open Science… Read more »

DSpace 7 Press Release

August 2, 2021

Deutsch    Español    Français      Italiano      Português     Atlanta, GA, 02 August 2021 – The long awaited and much anticipated DSpace 7.0 is now available. This release introduces a brand new (Angular) UI which brings together the best of both the JSPUI and XMLUI worlds. All the features you’ve come to expect from DSpace are re-imagined… Read more »

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 »