DSpace Source Code License:
Copyright (c) 2002-2012, DuraSpace. All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
- Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
- Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
- Neither the name DuraSpace nor the name of the DSpace Foundation
nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote
products derived from this software without specific prior written
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''AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
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DSpace uses third-party libraries which may be distributed under
different licenses to the above. Information about these licenses
is detailed in the LICENSES_THIRD_PARTY file at the root of the source
tree. You must agree to the terms of these licenses, in addition to
the above DSpace source code license, in order to use this software.
DSpace Licensing Notice:
Fedora Commons joined with the DSpace Foundation and began operating under
the new name DuraSpace in July 2009. DuraSpace holds the copyrights of
the DSpace Foundation, Inc.
The DSpace Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 corporation established in July 2007
with a mission to promote and advance the dspace platform enabling management,
access and preservation of digital works. The Foundation was able to transfer
the legal copyright from Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) and Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT) to the DSpace Foundation in October 2007. Many
of the files in the source code may contain a copyright statement stating HP
and MIT posses the copyright, in these instances please note that the copy
right has transfered to the DSpace foundation, and subsequently to Duraspace.