Welcome to the DSpace Open Source Community
DSpace is an open source software platform developed and supported by our user community, with the help and guidance of DuraSpace. The community welcomes your interest and participation. Currently there are over 1000 instances of DSpace running worldwide, so you are in good company.
How can you get involved with the DSpace user community?
Register Your DSpace Instance
Join the Community Mailing Lists
The primary way DSpace users discuss issues and communicate with one another is through the various mailing lists. The DSpace community has three very active mailing lists where you can meet other DSpace users and developers, learn more about the community and the software, get answers to technical questions, and hear of upcoming events.
Regional DSpace Ambassadors
New or potential users are invited to contact a DSpace Ambassador in their country or region with questions. View the wiki to see the ever growing list of DSpace Ambassadors in various locations around the world.
Sign up for an RSS feed of the DuraSpace Blog
Monitor Platform Development Work and Make Feature Requests
Contribute Code or Other Efforts to the Community
The success of any open source project lies with the community contributing its collective energy, information, enthusiasm, and effort. There are many ways to contribute to DSpace -- not just in writing code. See the DSpace wiki for ideas of how you can help further the DSpace project -- there's a role for everyone.