Are you planning to set up your open access repository using DSpace free and open source software? Join us in this free webinar with Hilton Gibson (Stellenbosch University, South Africa) and Nason Bimbe (Institute of Development Studies, UK).
Gibson will share practical guidelines for starting an institutional repository: hardware recommendations, prerequisite software and DSpace installation instructions (based on SUNScholar/Practical guidelines for starting an institutional repository). Gibson and Bimbe will answer your questions.
Date: 5 April 2016
Time: 09:00 - 10:00 GMT
How to register: Click here to register
How to participate: go to instantpresenter. The password is DSpace
All you will need to join in the webinar is an internet-connected computer with sound (and maybe headphones if you are in a busy room). To check if your computer can access the session, please go to: instantpresenter
- SUNScholar/DSpace wiki pages that describe the procedures to install a ‘vanilla’ DSpace instance on the recommended reference architecture.
- DSpace 5.x Documentation: Installing DSpace
- An introduction to the preservation of the scholarly communication record by academic libraries
This is the second webinar in the series of DSpace webinars offered by EIFL, the Institute of Development Studies and Stellenbosch University.
Check out our expert tips for setting up and managing a DSpace repository (written after our first DSpace webinar).
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In April-May we plan more DSpace webinars to cover the following topics:
Advanced DSpace installation (April 15);
Upgrading DSpace (April 20);
DSpace system administration (April 27);
Adding a responsive UI: Mirage 2 theme (May 4); and
DSpace customization (May 11).
Get in touch with us if you want to suggest other topics for our DSpace webinars series!