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Latest commit 717fda5 Jan 19, 2017 @tdonohue tdonohue committed on GitHub Merge pull request #1620 from hardyoyo/DS-3445
DS-3445 Only add "ResultCode" if not default
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dspace-api DS-3445 Only add "ResultCode" if not default Jan 19, 2017
dspace-jspui javadoc fixme, whitespace fixes Nov 13, 2016
dspace-oai javadoc (doclint) and whitespace fixes Nov 10, 2016
dspace-rdf After 6.0 release: move master to 7.0-SNAPSHOT Oct 28, 2016
dspace-rest [DS-3460] Fix incorrect REST documentation Jan 17, 2017
dspace-services After 6.0 release: move master to 7.0-SNAPSHOT Oct 28, 2016
dspace-solr whitespace per Coding Conventions Nov 13, 2016
dspace-sword whitespace per Coding Conventions Nov 13, 2016
dspace-swordv2 Fix for DS-3440 replacing sword-server config reference with Jan 5, 2017
dspace-xmlui-mirage2 After 6.0 release: move master to 7.0-SNAPSHOT Oct 28, 2016
dspace-xmlui DS-3435 possible nullpointerexception at AccessStepUtil$populateEmbar… Jan 3, 2017
dspace fix JavaDoc @author Nov 10, 2016
src/main Update third-party licenses Oct 14, 2016
.gitattributes Add a .gitattributes Jul 26, 2013
.gitignore [DS-3114] added tags to .gitignore Apr 4, 2016
.travis.yml DS-3386 Travis build on both Java 7 and 8 (#1571) Nov 14, 2016
LICENSE Update LICENSES_THIRD_PARTY for DSpace 6 dependencies. Change year in… Apr 22, 2016
LICENSES_THIRD_PARTY Update third-party licenses Oct 14, 2016
LICENSE_HEADER Harmonize with current dspace-pom so it will build. Jul 26, 2013
NOTICE Harmonize with current dspace-pom so it will build. Jul 26, 2013
README.md Update README and change to markdown format for GitHub Apr 22, 2016
pom.xml revert doclint-java8-disable Nov 13, 2016



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DSpace open source software is a turnkey repository application used by more than 1000+ organizations and institutions worldwide to provide durable access to digital resources. For more information, visit http://www.dspace.org/


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:

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/