Corinne Mist’s Thoughts on DSpace

November 14, 2006

Corinne Mist has posted some thoughts on DSpace. Exerpt:

It seems that while a goal of shared access to scholarly materials is met by DSpace, it is not successfully integrated with the resources already in place. Rather than creating a new platform in which to find an entirely different range of intellectual output, it seems we might consider integrating these materials with the current library system, search engine and catalogue in place.

Comment: This is a fair comment. Integration with existing information systems is an active area of R&D in the DSpace community, for example in the establishment of the spir@l IR at Imperial College, London.


One Response to “Corinne Mist’s Thoughts on DSpace”

  1. […] A couple of weeks ago I commented on Corinne Mist’s comments on DSpace, and alluded to integration work in the community. At today’s UK&I users group, both Trinity College, Dublin and Imperial have presented on their integration work. Presentations here. […]

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