What is Project Governance?
The DSpace project governance establishes the
- Principles and goals for the project
- Strategic direction and product roadmap
- Sustainability plan
- Management decision framework
- Means of conducting operations
Governance is based on a representative, community-based membership model incrementally rewarding members who have made the greatest commitments to the project.
For more information, please see the main Governance page on dspace.org.
Project Governance Groups
- DSpace Steering Group - The Steering Group provides project oversight and ensures that the priorities of the members are met
- DSpace Leadership Group - The Leadership Group approves the overall priorities and strategic direction of the project
- Working Groups
- DSpace Committers - The Committers review and approve all code changes to the system. They are the technology leaders of the project.
- DSpace Community Advisory Team (DCAT) - DCAT represents the interests of repository managers and administrators across the globe and, indirectly, DSpace end users.
- Meeting Notes: DCAT Meetings (all meetings are public, anyone is welcome)
- DSpace Ambassadors - The Ambassadors provide outreach and general support on behalf of DSpace to countries and regions throughout the world.