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.

Title (Goal)Optimize Search Engine Discoverability and Usability
Primary ActorAdmin
ScopePrincipally User Interface, or other interfaces seen by indexing services (such as sitemaps,etc)
LevelSummary level - no specifics for indexers or techniques (Google, vs Google Scholar,, etc)
Story (A paragraph or two describing what happens)

The user interface for indexable content should be structured and annotated/decorated to enable maximal

use by indexing / discovery services. Specific expressions of metadata in prescribed vocabularies should be supported

and administrative tools to configure and operate these expressions should be offered. Additionally, dissemination copies

should conform to indexing requirements, or copies made specifically available to indexers.