JISC RSP DSpace Technical Day

JISC and the Repositories Support Project are holding a DSpace technical day at the University of Bath on Monday 12th November’ and Graham, our technical architect and one of the DSpace committers will be giving a presentation there.

Pasted in below is the information from the email just sent through to the DSpace JISC list by Chris Yates, repository suport officer at Aberystwyth.


"The JISC Repositories Support Project will be holding a
DSpace Technical Day at the University of Bath on Monday 12th November 2007
aimed at repository administrators, technical support staff and developers. The
day will consist of two strands (participants will be free to move between

Strand 1 will consist of an open ‘surgery’ where you can
get free consultancy, advice, problem solving etc.

Strand 2 will consist of:

A basic tutorial in the morning –

1. Introduction to DSpace System

2. Metadata & Schema Management

3. Submission system configuration  (submission.xml,

4. Understanding the workflow system

5. Search & browsing system configuration

6. Introduction to development

7. CRON & utility scripts (batch import,

An advanced tutorial in the afternoon –

1. Advanced installation (LDAP,
Multilingualism/Internationalisation, Security[DSpace over HTTPS])

2. Handles/Persistent identification

3. Storage abstraction in DSpace

4. Lucene Search

6. DSpace & Manakin

7. Configurable Browse/Submission

8. Addon/Event Mechanism/Maven

The day will wrap up with a preview of DSpace

There is no charge for this event and lunch will be
provided. Places are limited so it’s advisable to book early at:


If you have any queries about this event please email rspstaff@aber.ac.uk




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