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DSpace Update from Open Repositories 2014

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DSpace Update at Repository Fringe 2014 - Claire Knowles, University of Edinburgh

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DSpace Update from Open Repositories 2014

  1. 1. DSpace: Update from Open Repositories 2014 Claire  Knowles,  University  of  Edinburgh   Repository  Fringe,  July  2014  (CC-­‐BY)  
  2. 2. Open  Repositories  2014   •  June  9-­‐13  Helsinki,  Finland   •  254  Paper  proposals   •  Over  460  aNendees  from  38  countries   •  Papers  are  available  at: hNp://www.doria.fi/handle/10024/97524   •  hNps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/ OR2014+DSpace+Sessions    
  3. 3. Open  Repositories  Wordle   Wordle  from  Adam  Field,  University  of  Southampton,  @gobfrey     hNps://twiNer.com/gobfrey/status/478925098125361152/photo/1    
  4. 4. DSpace  Vision  (2013)   1.  DSpace  will  focus  on  the  fundamentals  of  the  modern  "Ins`tu`onal   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.   3.  DSpace  will  include  a  "core"  set  of  func`onality  that  can  be   "extended"  (think  plugins)  or  have  "hooks"  (integra`on  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"   5.  DSpace  will  support  low-­‐cost,  hosted  solu`ons  and  deployments  (by   featuring  an  easy,  "just  works"  setup)   hNps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+2013+Vision+Document    
  5. 5. Survey  Analysis  and  Planning   •  Vision  Survey  2014   •  Reviewed  by  6  commiNers  and  DCAT   •  Ranked  features  by  importance   – Categorised  by  func`onality   – Created  drag  use  cases   – What  is  the  status  of  popular  features?     hNps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpace+Product+Plan      
  6. 6. Func`onality  Gaps   •  4  top  ranked,  unmet  requirements:   – Batch  upload  via  UI   – Rela`onships  between  objects   – Configura`on  via  Admin  UI   – Template  driven  UI  for  easy  branding  
  7. 7. Non  Func`onal  Goals   •  DSpace should aim to be: – Easy to Install – Easy to Upgrade – Scalable and have Good Performance – Attractive to New Developers – Attractive to New Repo Managers – Avoid maintaining duplicative codebases
  8. 8. Future  Project  Scope     •  Crea`on  of  a  single  user  interface   – Reduce  duplica`on  of  code,  `me  and   maintenance   •  Refactoring  or  rebuilding  of  codebase   – Clean  up  of  core  codebase   – Decrease  code  duplica`on  
  9. 9. Group  Recommenda`ons   •  Current  development  model  is  not  suited  for   major  development  work   •  Funded  full-­‐`me  Technical  Lead   •  Funded  Product  Manager   •  Governance  Model  which  can  make  decisions   •  Planning  process  to  achieve  product  goals  
  10. 10. DSpace  Planning  Process   hNps://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/Product+Planning+Process    
  11. 11.    DSpace  Governance  Model   hNp://www.dspace.org/governance    
  12. 12. Why  Membership?   •  Increase  community  par`cipa`on   •  Membership  is  understood  by  the  community   •  Easy  transi`on  for  current  sponsorship   •  Recognise  commiNer  ac`vity   •  Discounts  for  developing  countries   •  Governance  role  for  gold  members   •  Consor`um  members  
  13. 13. Membership  types   •  Bronze  ($2,500)  $250  for  developing  na`ons   •  Silver  ($5,000)   •  Gold  ($10,000)   •  Pla`num  ($20,000+)   •  All  members  can  becoming  involved  in   governance.   hNp://duraspace.org/about_membership    
  14. 14. Where  are  we  at  currently?   •  What  versions  are  we  running  in  the  UK?   – 1.6x   – 1.7x   – 1.8x   – 3x   – 4x   Image  Credit  hNps://flic.kr/p/7vMBN7  CC  BY-­‐NC  2.0  Anssi  Koskinen  
  15. 15. DSpace  4   •  Released  December  2013   •  59  total  contribu`ons   •  4.1  March  2014   •  4.2  July  2014   hNp://`nyurl.com/dspace-­‐4-­‐0   hNp://demo.dspace.org/    
  16. 16. DSpace  4  func`onality     •  ETHOS  Support  (University  of  S`rling)   •  New  JSP  user  interface  based  on  Bootstrap   •  Lots  of  XMLUI  features  added  to  JSPUI   •  Discovery  by  default   •  Read-­‐only  REST-­‐API   •  Advanced  Embargoes  
  17. 17. •  Google  Scholar  enhancements   •  DOI  Support   •  Request  a  copy  func`onality   •  Enhanced  thumbnails   •  Sherpa  Romeo  Integra`on   DSpace  4  func`onality  
  18. 18. DSpace  5   •  Due  late  2014   •  October  deadline  for  development   •  Main  Features:   –  ORCID  support   –  Metadata  for  all  objects   –  Audio/Visual  Streaming   –  Mirage  2  XMLUI  re-­‐design     hNps://atmire.com/preview/    
  19. 19. Jisc  Repository  Shared  Services  Project               Balviar  Notay,  Jisc   Bringing  together  key  repository  services  to  deliver  a   connected  na4onal  infrastructure  to  support  OA  
  20. 20. Jisc  Support  for  Integra`on   •  Repositories  to  implement  -­‐  patches,  scripts   and  plug-­‐ins  produced  by  repository  shared   services.  Support  is  being  planned  via:   •  Repository  Support  Project  (RSP)   •  Planning  co-­‐ordina`on  with  plaqorm-­‐specific   support  through  Eprints  Services,  the  DSpace   community  and  Fedora.   Balviar  Notay,  Jisc  
  21. 21. How  to  get  involved?   •  Mailing  Lists  (general,  tech,  dev)   •  Join  DCAT  (DSpace  Community  Advisory  Team)   •  Join  the  Wednesday  Developer  Mee`ngs   •  Answer  or  post  ques`ons  on  stackoverflow.com   •  Review  and  create  documenta`on   •  Submit  a  patch  or  feature   •  Get  your  ins`tu`on  to  join  as  members    
  22. 22. Credits   •  Tim  Donohue: hNp://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/duraspace-­‐plenary-­‐dspace-­‐ overview-­‐at-­‐or14     •  Jonathon  Markow: hNp://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/the-­‐new-­‐duraspace-­‐ membership-­‐and-­‐governance-­‐models-­‐webinar   •  Jonathon  Markow,  Tim  Donohue,  Lieven  Droogmans,  Debra   Hanken  Kurtz: hNp://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/future-­‐of-­‐dspace-­‐steering-­‐ group-­‐panel-­‐at-­‐or14   •  Tim  Donohue,   hNp://www.slideshare.net/tdonohue/d-­‐space-­‐roadmapor14    
  23. 23. Ques`ons?     If  you  have  any  further  ques`ons:     Claire  Knowles   Library  Digital  Development  Manager   University  of  Edinburgh   Claire.knowles@ed.ac.uk   @cgknowles  

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