DSpace

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Introduction

DSpace is an open source that enables open sharing of content that spans organizations, continents and time.It is shared under a BSD license, which enables users to customize or extend the software as needed. For more information on DSpace please click here and watch the Brief Description Video.

DSpace can be used for self archiving by institutions and faculties. It provides long-term physical storage and management of digital items in a repository.For more information on usage of DSpace please visit this link Why Use DSpace

The platform is used by higher education institutions for whom the platform was initially developed, and in addition the software has shown broad appeal. The software has been used by museums, state archives, museums, state and National Libraries, journal repositories, consortium, and commercial companies to manage their digital assets.

Please see the associated text box of individual spoken tutorials on the website to decide the versions of DSpace and OS to which it is applicable.

The Spoken Tutorial Effort for DSpace is being contributed by Gaurav Paliwal from University School of Information Technology, New Delhi under the mentorship of Atul Jha koolhead17 . Other contributors who helped in the creation of the outline and scripts are ............

DSpace Slide Template                                                                                                                               Glossary

Basic Level

Introduction to DSpace

  • What is DSpace
  • Recommended Hardware
  • Software Required
   Debian Lenny 5.06
   Java 1.6.0_07 or above
   Apache Tomcat
   PostgreSQL
   DSpace
   Apache Maven

Debian Lenny 5.06 for DSpace

  • Introduction to Debian
  • Why Debian Based System for DSpace
  • How to Install Debian
  • Packages Required for DSpace Installation
  • How to get system Updated
  • Other supporting packages required
 phpldapadmin
           1. How to Install
           2. How to access
 phpmyadmin
           1. How to Install
           2. How to access
 phpPgAdmin
           1. How to Install
           2. How to access
 Roundcubemail
           1. How to Install
           2. How to access


Apache Maven for DSpace

Java for DSpace

  • What is Java
  • Install
       Command line (Using yum)
       GUI (using Synaptic Manager)
       Command line (Using binary file supplied from Oracle)
  • Configuration
       Setting Java_home
       Setting Classpath
       Setting parameter
       Increasing Memory Size (Execution Space)

Apache Ant for DSpace

  • What is Apache Ant
  • Install
       Command line (Using yum)
       GUI (using Synaptic Manager)
       Command line (Using binary file supplied from Apache)

Apache Tomcat for DSpace

  • What is Apache Tomcat
  • Install
       Command line (Using yum)
       GUI (using Synaptic Manager)
       Command line (Using binary file supplied from Apache)
  • Configuration
       Setting Manager's Username/Password
       Setting Port no.

PostgreSQL for DSpace

  • Installation
       Command line (Using yum)
       GUI (using Synaptic Manager)
  • Configuration
       Changing Permission
       Changing Authentication maechanism
  • Accessing with PhpPgAdmin

Configuring/Installation DSpace

  • Downloading
  • Extraction
  • Configuration
  • Compilation
  • Building
  • Running

Configuration of Sendmail for DSpace

  • Installation/Domain wise Setting

Advance Level

DSpace Customization

  • JSP Theme Customization
  • E-Mail Template Customization
  • Other Available Options

Issues Encountered/Troubleshooting for DSpace

  • Mail Related Issues
  • Java Related Issues

Integration for DSpace

  • LDAP Integration

Glossary for DSpace

Contributors and Content Editors

Minal