DSpace 7.0 is under active development. The next major milestone is:
If you or your institution would like to contribute to and accelerate this release process, we welcome contributors to the DSpace 7 Working Group. We also welcome developers to simply help us review & test new features/improvements (pull requests) as they are developed. Contributing testing and/or code reviews can help us speed up the development feedback loop & get features into the release more quickly. Get in touch with Tim Donohue if you'd like to contribute!
Community competition for different UI prototypes
|DSpace UI Prototype Challenge|
|Formal selection of Angular as new front end frameworkXMLUI||- XMLUI and JSPUI removed from dspace "master" branch on Github||Single built-in Statistical Engine (SOLR Statistics), upgraded to v7 and moved to separate webapp|
|Conclusion of DSpace Entities Working group and formal decision to support rich entities in DSpace|
|Adoption of Configurable Workflow as the standard, and only workflow system of DSpace 7||Configurable Workflow|
|: new Angular UI that is modern, responsive, and built using a Bootstrap theme for easy customization||DSpace 7 - Angular UI Development|
|Adoption of a HAL, HATEOAS, ALPS standards based REST API to maximize exposure of all DSpace features for integration purposes: A completely redesigned REST API that is self-documenting and human browsable||DSpace 7 REST API|
|Redesigned submissions and workflows featuring a one page submission process with a drag-and-drop interface, and automatic metadata extraction from common formats like PDFs||Configuration changes in the submission process|
|Configurable entities, an optional new item type inspired by the DSpace-CRIS project that allows for complex linked relationships between items|
|Single built-in Statistical Engine, upgraded to v7 and moved to separate webapp||SOLR Statistics|
|Preview release, including Entity demonstrator and associated data set||DSpace 7 Preview Release|
|Docker installation and deployment procedures||Running DSpace 7 with Docker|
|Feature-complete beta release|
Please volunteer (by emailing Tim Donohue), if you are interested in joining the team!