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Code of Conduct

All DSpace support channels, mailing lists and meetings follow the LYRASIS Code of Conduct. We ask you to remain respectful in all discussions. We also encourage you to report any violations of the code of conduct to LYRASIS (see the Code of Conduct for more details).

DSpace chat has moved to Slack

Our old IRC channels are essentially unmonitored these days. Instead, we recommend joining our DSpace.org Slack for any chat-based support.  You are also welcome to email your question to the dspace-tech Mailing List as an alternative, or choose one of the other DSpace Support options.

There are two dedicated DSpace IRC (internet relay chat) channels (i.e. "rooms") on the irc.freenode.net server:

If you do not have access to an IRC client, or are new to IRC, the following web interfaces are very easy way to get started:

For a list of IRC client software, see:

Many current Instant Messaging (IM) clients also support IRC. Here's a list of widely used software you can install that will allow you to connect to IRC:

  • Pidgin (supports IM & IRC on all OSes) - Ubuntu has a good guide for configuring IRC in Pidgin (just be sure to join the #dspace or #duraspace channel instead of #ubuntu)
  • Adium (Mac only, supports IM & IRC) - Note: only version 1.4 or above supports IRC
  • Trillian (supports IM & IRC)
  • Colloquy (Mac only, supports IRC)
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