Presentation on theme: "1 st DSpace User Group Meeting March 10-11, 2004 William J Nixon, Project Manager (Service Development) DAEDALUS Putting Eprints Software into the User."— Presentation transcript:
1 st DSpace User Group Meeting March 10-11, 2004 William J Nixon, Project Manager (Service Development) DAEDALUS Putting Eprints Software into the User Community 23 June 2004
Objective …to bring together the research and other communities to share experiences and discuss the future developments of the DSpace platform and Federation of adopters.
Range of Presentations Day One –Presentations from implementers and users of DSpace –Range of specialised presentations on tech issues as well as policy and metrics Day Two –Broader issues –DSpace 1.2 demo and 2.x architecture –Discussion
Day One Wide range of institutions using DSpace including Toronto, Rochester and Cornell as well as Edinburgh and Glasgow Different tracks on areas including user studies, impact factors, scalable storage and persistent identifiers
Day Two Broader Issues –Creative Commons [and Licensing] –Global Digital Format Registry –Apache and OSS DSpace 1.2 and 2.0 –A demo of DSpace 1.2 –Proposed architecture for DSpace 2.0 DSpace Federation Discussion
DSpace Discussion Key Questions –How best to sustain DSpace? –What is the best way to get to release 2.0 Further Questions –What is DSpace? –Who are its stakeholders? –What other uses can be made of DSpace?
Summary The DSpace platform is being put to a variety of uses The DSpace Federation is now open to all …start thinking about the long-term governance of DSpace outside of MIT or HP Institutional Repositories are a high-value, long-term vision, but are still very much works in progress DSpace Federation will continue to foster new and innovative uses of the DSpace platform User Group Meeting Summary and Outcomes, dspace.org
Committers Group ultimate responsibility for the shape of the DSpace software, its architecture and design going forward, and they can apply code changes contributed by the larger DSpace development community to the open source platform. Initial membership of 5 All contributions will be part of the open source software under the current BSD license
Further Information Meeting Summary http://www.dspace.org/conference/meetingsu mmary.html DSpace User Group overview http://www.dspace.org/conference/conferenc e.html DSpace Federation Committers Group http://www.dspace.org/federation/committers. html