Contribute to the DSpace Development Fund

The newly established DSpace Development Fund supports the development of new features prioritized by DSpace Governance. For a list of planned features see the fund wiki page.

The OR2021 conference is a free, virtual conference that took place from June 7-10, 2021.  See

Public Q&A on DSpace 7 (from OR2021)

At OR2021, we created a public Q&A Google Doc and encouraged anyone to ask anything they wanted answered on DSpace 7

This document may be a reference for common questions regarding the upcoming DSpace 7.0 release.

DSpace 7 Workshops

"Getting Started with DSpace 7.0" Basic Workshop (3 hours)

DSpace 7 Presentations

DSpace 7.0: Coming to a DSpace near you

DSpace 7.0: Configurable Entities

  • Description:  This talk will do a deeper dive into the new Configurable Entities feature of DSpace 7, including how to configure custom object models for your DSpace.
    • This talk will be based on a similar one held at OR2019, but will be updated based on the 7.0 final release
  • Presenters: Lieven Droogmans
  • Proposal:
  • Video:
    (Configurable Entities talk starts at 1:41:10 in video)

DSpace 7 - Enhanced Submission & Workflow

Other DSpace related talks at OR2021

This section includes other DSpace-related talks proposed for OR2021.  Please feel free to add your own talks.

Results from the OpenAIRE Call for Innovation: Enrich local data via the OpenAIRE Graph

(Talk starts at 01:08 in video)

ORCID and OpenAIRE Compliance for DSpace

(Talk starts at 14:16 in video)

Publications Router: populating repositories automatically

  • Description: 4Science released a free patch to make DSpace 5.10 and 6.3 compliant with the RIOXX/REF requirements in UK repositories. The work was funded by Jisc.
  • Presenters: Steve Byford, Adam Rehin (Jisc), Andrea Bollini, L. Andrea Pascarelli, Susanna Mornati (4Science).
  • Proposal:
  • Slides:
  • Video:

(Talk starts at 43:34 in video)

PeruCRIS: A National Research Information Infrastructure based on DSpace-CRIS

(Talk starts at 07:06 in video)

The Repository Rodeo

  • Description: The Repository Rodeo returns for 85 minute panel. This popular panel, featured since Open Repositories 2016 in Dublin, offers a broad overview of the main repository platforms at Open Repositories. Join community representatives from Dataverse, DSpace, EPrints, Fedora, Haplo, Invenio, Islandora, and Samvera as they briefly explain each repository.
  • Presenters: Maureen Walsh, Danny Brooke, Rory McNicholl, Tim Shearer, Taylor Mudd, Sara Gonzales, Arran Griffith, Heather Greer Klein
  • Video:
    (DSpace talk starts at 08:41 in video)
  • Slides:

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