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Using DSpace to store digital artifacts Gavin Henrick  Solutions Consultant
What is DSpace? <ul><li>Captures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital research material in  any formats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Some Use Cases <ul><li>Institutional research repository </li></ul><ul><li>Learning object storage (OER) </li></ul><ul><li...
History <ul><li>Project began in 2000 with HP-MIT Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Version 1 released  Nov 2002 </li></ul><ul><l...
Community <ul><li>~830 registered live sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World-wide adoption </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>>1m digi...
Sample installations Over 250 organizations worldwide
DSpace Information Model <ul><li>Communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Units of the organization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collec...
Possible DSpace Content <ul><li>Articles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preprints, e-prints </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technical Report...
Communities <ul><li>Departments, Labs, Research Centers, Programs, Schools, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Localized policy decisi...
Easy to Use <ul><li>Easy to add content </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to browse and search content </li></ul><ul><li>Permanent id...
<ul><li>Submitting Content </li></ul>
Search <ul><li>All metadata and text is indexed and fully searchable </li></ul><ul><li>Can customize which fields you want...
Rights management <ul><li>Can assign creative commons license to your work to allow others to share, remix or reuse if you...
Metadata <ul><li>Currently uses standard Dublin core </li></ul><ul><li>Possible to extend fields as you wish </li></ul><ul...
Other areas you can customize <ul><li>Submission process </li></ul><ul><li>Browse and search terms </li></ul><ul><li>Exten...
Why DSpace? <ul><li>Open source, freely available </li></ul><ul><li>Large community of users world wide </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
Contacts <ul><li>Gavin Henrick </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Enovation Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>w...
<ul><li>As this presentation uses some extracts and abstracts of content from presentations on  www.dspace.org </li></ul><...
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This presentation is an introduction to DSpace for archiving digital content.

Presented as part of a webinar series by Enovation Solutions, a Duraspace Service Provider http://www.enovation.ie

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  1. 1. Using DSpace to store digital artifacts Gavin Henrick Solutions Consultant
  2. 2. What is DSpace? <ul><li>Captures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital research material in any formats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directly from creators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large-scale, stable, managed long-term storage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Describes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Descriptive, technical, rights metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Persistent identifiers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Distributes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Via WWW, with necessary access control </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Preserves </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bitstream guaranteed </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Some Use Cases <ul><li>Institutional research repository </li></ul><ul><li>Learning object storage (OER) </li></ul><ul><li>Archiving of documentation and publications </li></ul><ul><li>Global reach through search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Persistent URL for each item for reference </li></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>Project began in 2000 with HP-MIT Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Version 1 released Nov 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>DSpace foundation formed 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>July 2009 merged with Fedora Foundation to form Duraspace Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Version 1.6 released Feb 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Version 1.7 planned end 2010 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Community <ul><li>~830 registered live sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World-wide adoption </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>>1m digital assets and growing fast, largest sites several hundred thousand items </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primarily research and higher education institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural heritage organizations, state libraries/archives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some commercial users and service providers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Access/Content sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term archiving and preservation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Branding and promotion through aggregation </li></ul></ul>
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  7. 7. Sample installations Over 250 organizations worldwide
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  10. 10. DSpace Information Model <ul><li>Communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Units of the organization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collections (in communities) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distinct groupings of like items </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Items (in collections) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Logical content objects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive persistent identifier </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bitstreams (in items) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive preservation treatment </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Possible DSpace Content <ul><li>Articles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preprints, e-prints </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technical Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Working Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Papers </li></ul><ul><li>E-theses </li></ul><ul><li>Audio/Video </li></ul><ul><li>Datasets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistical, geospatial </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual, scientific </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teaching material </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lecture notes, visualizations, simulations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digitized library collections </li></ul>
  12. 12. Communities <ul><li>Departments, Labs, Research Centers, Programs, Schools, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Localized policy decisions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who can contribute, access material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submission workflow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submitters, approvers, reviewers, editors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collections definition, management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communities supply metadata </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Or contract with library </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Easy to Use <ul><li>Easy to add content </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to browse and search content </li></ul><ul><li>Permanent identifier for your content </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Submitting Content </li></ul>
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  23. 23. Search <ul><li>All metadata and text is indexed and fully searchable </li></ul><ul><li>Can customize which fields you want to enable browsing </li></ul><ul><li>Can choose what fields and text you want to index for search </li></ul>
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  25. 25. Rights management <ul><li>Can assign creative commons license to your work to allow others to share, remix or reuse if you wish </li></ul><ul><li>Creativecommons.org </li></ul>
  26. 26. Metadata <ul><li>Currently uses standard Dublin core </li></ul><ul><li>Possible to extend fields as you wish </li></ul><ul><li>Possible to import MARC and MODs </li></ul><ul><li>Supports any named space flat non-hierarchal metadata schema </li></ul>
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  28. 28. Other areas you can customize <ul><li>Submission process </li></ul><ul><li>Browse and search terms </li></ul><ul><li>Extend DSpace to work with other web services </li></ul><ul><li>User interface </li></ul>
  29. 29. Why DSpace? <ul><li>Open source, freely available </li></ul><ul><li>Large community of users world wide </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use out of the box </li></ul><ul><li>Can handle all types of digital formats </li></ul><ul><li>Initially developed by leading institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Completely customisable interface </li></ul><ul><li>Harvest-ready OAI-PMH compatible </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
  31. 31. Contacts <ul><li>Gavin Henrick </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Enovation Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>www.enovation.ie </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>As this presentation uses some extracts and abstracts of content from presentations on www.dspace.org </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License </li></ul>

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