Advanced DSpace training opportunity

The Texas Digital Library and DuraSpace are pleased to open up registration for Advanced DSpace Training to TDL members at the DuraSpace member rate of $250. The total cost of the course is being underwritten with generous support from the TDL and DuraSpace. Seating will be limited to 15 participants.

The three-day course will take place February 17-19, 2015 in the Perry-Castañeda Library on the UT Austin campus and will be taught by James Creel of Texas A&M Libraries.

More information about the course is below. To read more and to register, go here.


Dates:              February 17-19, 2015
Location:         Perry-Castañeda Library, UT Austin
Registration:   $250 for DuraSpace or TDL members and $500 for Non-Members (meals and lodging not included). Go here to register.

Seating will be limited to 15 participants.

Course Overview

The three-day Advanced DSpace course provides instruction on advanced features and customizations in DSpace 4.2 and will also include a preview of 5.0 features. Topics covered will include:


  • Themes and Aspects
  • Emails
  • Internationalization
  • Authentication
  • Media Filters
  • Curation Tasks
  • Submission Workflows
  • Controlled Vocabularies
  • Discovery, Search, and Browse
  • Statistics
  • Server Configuration

Content Transmission

  • OAI protocols and harvesting
  • RESTSubmission/Dissemination Packages
  • AIP backup and restore
  • SWORD servers and clients
  • Batch Imports

XMLUI Theming

  • Creating a new theme
  • Colors, Fonts, and Layouts with CSS
  • Presentation and Interaction

For more information or to register visit here. If you have any questions please contact Valorie Hollister at

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