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Two Days Long Training on "DSpace" Institutional Repository

Wednesday, 30 April 2014 - 6:00pm to Friday, 2 May 2014 - 5:45pm
Training or Workshop


DSpace is the software of choice for academic, non-profit, and commercial organizations building open digital repositories.  It is free and easy to install "out of the box" and completely customizable to fit the needs of any organization. DSpace preserves and enables easy and open access to all types of digital content including text, images, moving images, mpegs and data sets.  And with an ever-growing community of developers, committed  to continuously expanding and improving the software, each DSpace installation benefits from the next.


  • What is Institutional Repository/DSpace?
  • Features of DSpace
  • DSpace installation, configuration and customization
  • Creation of metadata (Dublin Core) and item submission
  • Administration of DSpace
  • Metadata (Dublin Core) edit in DSpace
  • Item visibility authorization in DSpace
  • E-people and E-person Management

Resource Persons

  1. Mr. Zahid Hossain Shoeb, Deputy Librarian, Independent University Bangladesh
  2. Mr. Nur Ahammad, Assistant Librarian, Independent University Bangladesh

Programme Schedule:

Day 1 (1 May 2014):

  • Prepare a Machine for Installing DSpace
  • DSpace Installation
  • DSpace Configuration 
  • DSpace Customization

Day 2 (2 May 2014):

  • Creating Community and Collection in DSpace
  • Creation of metadata and submission of Items in DSpace
  • Editing Items after uploading
  • Item Visibility authorization
  • E-people and E-person management

Course fee (Revised):

Tk. 6,000.00 – for BALID member
Tk. 8,000.00 – for Non-member (Individual/Personal Capacity)
Tk. 10,000.00 – for Institutional Participation

Deadline of Registration: 28 April 2014

Seats are limited and will be allocated on the basis of first come first serve.

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