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)Structure - Automated Deposit of New Items
Primary ActorSystem
Story (A paragraph or two describing what happens)

External Tools deposit complete Items to DSpace Items are described in one or more formats (packages, manifests, individual bitstreams,


  1. Survey Comment: Non-native deposit form (SWORD) that cannot accept special characters (i.e.subscripts, scientific formula etc.).

  2. It's unclear to me if this use case is essentially about SWORD-based deposit?  Is this a use case we feel has been "mostly implemented" already (via SWORD support), or are there outstanding needs that have not yet been met?

    If this is mainly about SWORD and similar, it may have some overlap with Integrations - Support Standard Repository Machine Interfaces (OAI-PMH, SWORD, ResourceSync)