News & Events

Announcing the next DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint, Oct 1-12, Sign up to Learn More and Contribute to DSpace 7!

September 24, 2018

From Tim Donohue, Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect The third DSpace 7 (Virtual) Development Sprint will take place from October 1-12, 2018. We are in search of developers interested in joining us for a two week sprint (you need not be available for the entire two weeks). Sprint participants will help us make enhancements… Read more »

Reintroducing the DuraSpace Registry

September 24, 2018

The DuraSpace Registry is a community-driven database that identifies which institutions and organizations around the world use DSpace, Fedora, and VIVO. The Registry, which answers the question, “Who’s Using”, has been significantly upgraded: The new Registry includes a map view of installations and is viewable by project. DuraSpace is in the ongoing process of… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018

September 6, 2018

The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018 is now available. The Report provides an overview of the user community, membership, two brief community profiles, a technical overview, governance, finance, and events. Download the DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018 here. We invite you to learn more about the DSpace community, current… Read more »

Hook Your Repository Up to the Repository Analytics & Metrics Portal (RAMP)

August 30, 2018

From Atmire   Share your repository usage data with the international RAMP initiative for repository usage analysis and comparison. Montana State University, the Association of Research Libraries, the University of New Mexico, and OCLC Research have joined as partners to examine the difficulties that libraries face in producing accurate reports on the use of their digital… Read more »

Harvard Upgrades DASH DSpace Repository

August 30, 2018

From Atmire  The Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication worked together with Atmire on a major upgrade to Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH). Pioneering in the field of Open Access, Harvard originally launched the Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH) repository on September 1st 2009. Over the years, Harvard added dozens of customizations, including… Read more »

Digitisation and Digital Preservation Workshop 6-9 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

August 27, 2018

To share information about digitisation of library collections, digitisation project management, and digital preservation ITOCA, the News Media Section of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) in partnership with the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Centre for Southern Africa, University of Nairobi, Digital Divide Data, and DuraSpace, will offer a Digitisation and Digital… Read more »

CALL for Participants: DSpace 7 Entities Working Group

August 27, 2018

From Tim Donohue, DuraSpace Technical Lead for DSpace and DSpaceDirect Per the DSpace Steering Group’s June statement on the DSpace 7 Data Model [1] and the DSpace 7 Update talk at OR2018 [2], we are now establishing a DSpace 7 Entities Working Group whose role will be to: • Define an implementation roadmap for DSpace… Read more »

Free Publications from 2018 Shanghai Ranked Institutions in DSpace

August 27, 2018

From Atmire  A wide uptake of institutional repositories facilitates open access access to scientific research. The latest edition of the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities, aka Shanghai Ranking, came out last week. As the list below shows, a large number of these world-renowend make their research outputs freely available for online consultation, through their DSpace… Read more »

DSpace Workshop at CONCYTEC–the Peruvian National Council for Science, Technology and Innovation Conference

August 1, 2018

From Michele Mennielli, International Membership and Partnership Manager for DuraSpace On July 18, 2018 CONCYTEC (the Peruvian National Council for Science, Technology and Innovation) hosted the first DSpace workshop in Peru as a pre-conference event during the National Conference on Research Information. The event was most likely the most attended DSpace workshop ever organized, with… Read more »

DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018

July 19, 2018

The DSpace Anwendertreffen 2018 will take place on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. It is followed by a meeting of members of DSpace Konsortium Deutschland until 4:30 pm. The DSpace Anwendertreffen is organized by the University Library of Technische Universität Berlin and The Library Code GmbH. This meeting is an… Read more »