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DSpace open source software is a turnkey repository application used by more than 2,000 organizations and institutions worldwide to provide durable access to digital resources. For more information, visit http://www.dspace.org/

⚠️ Work on DSpace 7 has begun on our master branch. This means that there is temporarily NO user interface on this master branch. DSpace 7 will feature a new, unified Angular user interface, along with an enhanced, rebuilt REST API. The latest status of this work can be found on the DSpace 7 UI Working Group page. Additionally, the codebases can be found in the following places:

If you would like to get involved in our DSpace 7 development effort, we welcome new contributors. Just join one of our meetings or get in touch via Slack. See the DSpace 7 UI Working Group wiki page for more info.

If you are looking for the ongoing maintenance work for DSpace 6 (or prior releases), you can find that work on the corresponding maintenance branch (e.g. dspace-6_x) in this repository.


The latest release of DSpace can be downloaded from the DSpace website or from GitHub.

Past releases are all available via GitHub at https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/releases

Documentation / Installation

Documentation for each release may be viewed online or downloaded via our Documentation Wiki.

The latest DSpace Installation instructions are available at: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC6x/Installing+DSpace

Please be aware that, as a Java web application, DSpace requires a database (PostgreSQL or Oracle) and a servlet container (usually Tomcat) in order to function. More information about these and all other prerequisites can be found in the Installation instructions above.


DSpace is a community built and supported project. We do not have a centralized development or support team, but have a dedicated group of volunteers who help us improve the software, documentation, resources, etc.

We welcome contributions of any type. Here's a few basic guides that provide suggestions for contributing to DSpace:

We also encourage GitHub Pull Requests (PRs) at any time. Please see our Development with Git guide for more info.

In addition, a listing of all known contributors to DSpace software can be found online at: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpaceContributors

Getting Help

DSpace provides public mailing lists where you can post questions or raise topics for discussion. We welcome everyone to participate in these lists:

Great Q&A is also available under the DSpace tag on Stackoverflow

Additional support options are listed at https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/Support

DSpace also has an active service provider network. If you'd rather hire a service provider to install, upgrade, customize or host DSpace, then we recommend getting in touch with one of our Registered Service Providers.

Issue Tracker

The DSpace Issue Tracker can be found at: https://jira.duraspace.org/projects/DS/summary


DSpace source code is freely available under a standard BSD 3-Clause license. The full license is available at http://www.dspace.org/license/