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  • members file
    • For Sites and Deletion Catalogs, a listing of all child DSpace object Handles
  • file
    • bagType The type of bag written, either AIP or man
    • objectType The DSpace object type, one of site, community, item, or deletion
    • objectId The handle of the DSpace object associated for the AIP
    • ownerId The handle for the parent DSpace object, if available
    • created The time at which the Catalog was created
  • file
    • Site-Handle The handle of the DSpace Site
    • DSpace-Version The version of DSpace running
  • roles.xml
  • policy.xml
  • metadata.xml

Policy Schema

The policy schema is a way to capture permission and policy information belonging to DSpace objects into a policy.xml file. It provides a one-to-one mapping to the ResourcePolicy object on a DSpace object. The hierarchy is as follows:


Advanced Tables - CSV Table
XML Attribute, ClassMetadataValue Field
language, MetadataValue#getLanguage
qualifier, MetadataValue#getMetadataFeild#getQualifier
element, MetadataValue#getMetadataField#getElement
schema, MetadataValue#getMetadataField#getMetadataSchema#getName


Advanced Tables - CSV Table
XML Attribute, ValueBitstream Field
name, titlename
source, source
description, description
sequence-id, sequenceID
bundle-primary, true if the Bitstream is equal to the Bundle#getPrimaryBitstream Bundle#getPrimaryBitstream
Example metadata.xml (Item)
Code Block
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>                                                                                                       
    <value element="contributor" qualifier="author" schema="dc">User, DSpace</value>                                                                                                                                       
    <value element="date" qualifier="accessioned" schema="dc">2020-04-20T19:14:01Z</value>                                                                    
    <value element="date" qualifier="available" schema="dc">2020-04-20T19:14:01Z</value>                                                                      
    <value element="date" qualifier="issued" schema="dc">2019-02-10</value>                                                                                                                                                 
    <value element="identifier" qualifier="uri" schema="dc">http://localhost:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/3</value>                                            
    <value element="description" language="en" qualifier="provenance" schema="dc">Submitted by DSpace User (dspace-test@localhost) on 2020-04-20T19:14:01Z          
No. of bitstreams: 1                                                                                                                                          
cover.jpg: 65692 bytes, checksum: ce271030c23b61c97f609e6cb8b55542 (MD5)</value>                                                
    <value element="description" language="en" qualifier="provenance" schema="dc">Made available in DSpace on 2020-04-20T19:14:01Z (GMT). No. of bitstreams: 1
cover.jpg: 65692 bytes, checksum: ce271030c23b61c97f609e6cb8b55542 (MD5)                                                        
  Previous issue date: 1989-02-10</value>                                                                                                                     
    <value element="description" language="en" qualifier="provenance" schema="dc">Restored into DSpace on 2020-04-20T21:31:39Z (GMT).</value>                 
    <value element="language" language="en_US" qualifier="iso" schema="dc">en</value>                                                                                                                                                
    <value element="subject" language="en_US" schema="dc">Keyword</value>                                                                                     
    <value element="title" language="en_US" schema="dc">A Title</value>                                                                    
    <value element="title" language="en_US" qualifier="alternative" schema="dc">Alternate Title</value>                                       
    <value element="type" language="en_US" schema="dc">Image</value>                                                                                          

Binary Payloads