UP2U DSpace

An open source digital archives system focused on long-term storage


Up2U DSpace is an open source repository software package typically used for creating open access repositories for scholarly and/or published digital content. While Up2U DSpace shares some feature overlap with content management systems and document management systems, the Up2U DSpace repository software serves a specific need as a digital archives system, focused on the long-term storage, access and preservation of digital content.

Main Features

  • Free open source software.
  • Completely customizable to fit user needs.
  • Manage and preserve all format of digital content (PDF,Word, JPEG, MPEG, TIFF files
  • Customizable  search.
  • Unicode Facility.
  • Content exposure through various interfaces (OAI-PMH, SWORD, Linked Data, REST API)
  • Persistent identification using:
    • Handles
    • DOI
  • Content ingestion
    • Protocols (OAI-PMH harvesting, SWORD, Simple Archive,OAI, arXiv,PubMed, CrossRef, CiNii)
    • Bibliographic formats (Endnote, BibTex, RIS, TSV, CSV)
  • Various authentication methods offered out of the box.
    • Password based
    • LDAP
    • Shibboleth
    • IP authentication
    • X.509 Certificate authentication
  • Usage statistics.
    • Google analytics.
    • Elastic Search usage analytics.
    • SOLR analytics.
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