Webinar - how to make the DSpace repository your own
Learn DSpace post-installation tasks in this free webinar by EIFL, the Institute of Development Studies and Stellenbosch University

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Event Date: 15 Apr 2016

Have you just set up your open access repository using DSpace free and open source software? Join us for this free webinar with Nason Bimbe (Institute of Development Studies, United Kingdom) and Hilton Gibson (Stellenbosch University, South Africa) and learn about the following essential post-installation tasks:

Tasks to be completed immediately:

Tasks to be completed as soon as possible:

Tasks that could be completed at a later stage:

Date: 15 April 2016

Time: 09:00 - 10:00 (GMT)

How to register: Click here to register

How to participate: Go to instantpresenter.com The password is DSpace

All you will need to join in the webinar is an internet-connected computer with sound (and maybe headphones if you are in a busy room). To check if your computer can access the session, please go to: instantpresenter


Useful link: SUNScholar/DSpace wiki: After installation: http://wiki.lib.sun.ac.za/index.php/SUNScholar/Install_DSpace/S11

Check out the expert tips for setting up and managing a DSpace repository (written after our first DSpace webinar) and recording and slides from "How to install DSpace" webinar with Hilton Gibson.


This is the third the series of DSpace webinars offered by EIFL, the Institute of Development Studies and Stellenbosch University.

In April-May we plan more DSpace webinars that will cover the following topics:

  • Upgrading DSpace (20 April);
  • DSpace system administration (27 April);
  • Adding a responsive UI: Mirage 2 theme (4 May); and
  • DSpace customization (11 May).

Get in touch with us if you want to suggest other topics for our DSpace webinars series!