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DSpace Today and Tomorrow

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@mire presentation at the 2014 CGSpace partner meeting. The presentation lists a number of new features in the upcoming DSpace 5 release as well as a call for participation to DCAT, the DSpace Community Advisory Team.

The DSpace 5 features that are covered include:
- ORCID
- Sherpa Romeo
- The Mirage 2 responsive theme for the XML User Interface

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DSpace Today and Tomorrow

  1. 1. Today and Tomorrow Bram Luyten www.atmire.com
  2. 2. OUTLINE DSpace 5 2015 and beyond DCAT - Getting your voice heard
  3. 3. DSPACE 5 Introduction New features ORCID Mirage 2 Sherpa Romeo integration Other features
  4. 4. DSPACE 5 - INTRODUCTION 5.0 release expected before Christmas Testathon currently ongoing on RC2 Features and bugfixes voluntarily contributed by contributors world wide Managed by an international Release Team https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+Release+5.0+Status
  5. 5. NEW FEATURE: ORCID INTEGRATION
  6. 6. THE PROBLEM
  7. 7. WHAT DSPACE ALREADY OFFERED
  8. 8. WHAT IS ORCID? Registry of unique researcher identifiers Open, non-profit, community-driven effort APIs that support system-to-system communication and authentication
  9. 9. ORCID INTEGRATED TO AUTHOR LOOKUP
  10. 10. DSpace Authority Control ID
  11. 11. BACK-END: LOCAL AUTHORITY CACHE String representation of the name in standard Dublin Core metadata enhanced with DSpace compliant authority control id “authority cache” stores extended contributor metadata, including ORCID ID and alternative names
  12. 12. AUTHOR CSV IMPORT Administrator exports existing work metadata Staff enhances contributor string names with ORCID Administrator finalizes by re-uploading edited file
  13. 13. AUTHOR CSV IMPORT Add ORCID identifier to spreadsheet for batch deposit of metadata into DSpace: “ORCID:dc.contributor.author” Non-ORCID authors can still be imported: “dc.contributor.author”
  14. 14. AUTHORITY CONTROL IN DSPACE Simple dropdown lists Hierarchical taxonomies managed in local XML files Lookup through external authority services and storage of a key value DSpace 5: ORCID integration with local storage of imported authority metadata
  15. 15. MIRAGE 2 RESPONSIVE USER INTERFACE Mobile and Tablet traffic to institutional repositories is steadily growing and is already exceeding 10% of total traffic in particular cases. Improving the user experience on devices with smaller display sizes becomes a priority for many institutions.
  16. 16. NEW FEATURE: MIRAGE 2 http://atmire.com/preview
  17. 17. RESPONSIVE THEME
  18. 18. CLEANER DESIGN, CLEANER CODE
  19. 19. REVIEWED ITEM PAGE https://atmire.com/preview/handle/123456789/1645
  20. 20. MODERN TECHNOLOGIES Beyond plain CSS Build process Dependency management
  21. 21. CUSTOMIZABLE THEME Implementing your local institutional style guidelines can be done just like before, through CSS and XSLT changes. A few examples
  22. 22. ESCHOLARSHARE@DRAKE http://escholarshare.drake.edu/
  23. 23. SCHOLARLY COMMONS @ MU http://sc.lib.muohio.edu/
  24. 24. MINERVA DIGITAL COMMONS https://mdc.usao.edu/
  25. 25. TRINITY ACCESS TO RESEARCH ARCHIVE http://www.tara.tcd.ie/
  26. 26. UMN DIGITAL CONSERVANCY http://conservancy.umn.edu/
  27. 27. WORLD BANK OKR https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/
  28. 28. BOOTSWATCH THEMES http://bootswatch.com/
  29. 29. SHERPA ROMEO Automated Sherpa-Romeo policy information based on ISSN lookup
  30. 30. DSPACE 5 - OTHER NEW FEATURES UI for DSpace import (admin) CRUD endpoints for REST API OAI 2.1 improvements and fixes ... and many others
  31. 31. DSPACE 5 - GENERAL IMPROVEMENTS 51 improvements 101 bug fixes https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC5x/Changes+in+5.x
  32. 32. 2015 AND BEYOND 3-5 years vision statement DSpace 6 next steps
  33. 33. 3-5Y VISION STATEMENT (2013) 1. DSpace will focus on the fundamentals of the modern "Institutional Repository" use case. We are striving to meet the IR needs of the next 5-10 years. 2. DSpace will be "lean", with agility and flexibility as primary goals.
  34. 34. 3-5Y VISION STATEMENT (2013) 3. DSpace will include a "core" set of functionality that can be "extended" (think plugins) or have "hooks" (integration points) to complimentary services/tools 4. DSpace will be designed in such a way that it can be easily/quickly configured to integrate with new & future tools/services in the larger digital scholarship "ecosystem"
  35. 35. 3-5Y VISION STATEMENT (2013) 5. DSpace will support low-cost, hosted solutions and deployments (by featuring an easy, "just works" setup)
  36. 36. DSPACE 6 NEXT STEPS New DSpace governance should help in tackling challenges that go beyond the scope of a single release. The community has produced a large corpus of DSpace Use Cases. These will be prioritized and championed https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/Use+Cases http://dspace.org/governance
  37. 37. DCAT - GETTING YOUR VOICE HEARD What is DCAT? Not only for developers DCAT meetings Your benefits Join now !
  38. 38. WHAT IS DCAT? DSpace Community Advisory Team
  39. 39. NOT ONLY FOR DEVELOPERS Administrators Communities / collections owners Submitters Users ... all look at DSpace from different, interesting angles.
  40. 40. NOT ONLY FOR DEVELOPERS What is your talent? What is your role? What are your skills? What do you care about? Your experience can be VERY relevant
  41. 41. DSPACE USERS / ADMINS You have a concrete hands-on DSpace experience? Report bugs Bring up ideas of new features Tell us about your use cases
  42. 42. COMMUNICATION You’re good at explaining things? Write documentation Spread the word: convince new users
  43. 43. TECHNICAL You can write code (Java, XML, XSLT, HTML, CSS,...)? Develop new features Fix bugs Improve existing content
  44. 44. ALL OF YOU ! Share your experience Attend online meetings Play an active role in the progress of DSpace as a platform and community
  45. 45. DCAT MEETINGS Get your voice heard ! E.g.: share your use cases https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/cmtygp/DCAT+Meeting+Notes
  46. 46. DCAT MEETINGS Agenda: December: Structure Use Cases Dec 09th 16:00 UTC/GMT - 11:00 ET - (main call) Dec 10th 08:00 UTC/GMT - 03:00 ET - (satellite call Asia) https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/cmtygp/DCAT+Meeting+Notes
  47. 47. YOUR BENEFITS Grow your network of international contacts Influence the general direction the platform is moving in and very concrete decisions on particular features Learn from your peers
  48. 48. JOIN NOW ! DSpace wiki: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/cmtygp/DSpace +Community+Advisory+Team DCAT Google group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ dspacecommunityadvisoryteam
  49. 49. IMAGE CREDITS http://dmsltd.co/assets/images/Performance_Improvement_web_picture.jpg http://impact-ev.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Orcid.png http://www.paulolyslager.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/ responsive_design.png http://birminghamappraisalblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/man-megaphone. jpg https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images? q=tbn:ANd9GcTlmA1PVUA59Dx_6-bZ-a8SmUXwEn9stp8- OaPauhIQRukXJ566Cg

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