DSpaceDirect: Your Hosted “DSpace in the Cloud”

Winchester, MA  DSpaceDirect (http://dspacedirect.org) is a hosted repository solution for low-cost discovery, access, archiving, and preservation.  DSpaceDirect is available with convenient features that include fast start-up, you-pick customization, no-cost upgrades, content preservation options, anytime data access and all-the-time data control–all at a price that puts solutions for long-term access to digital scholarly assets within reach of institutions of any size.

Your DSpaceDirect repository is online and web accessible as soon as you sign up for an account. That way you can add content and provide immediate access to your users, wherever they happen to be located.  DSpaceDirect is integrated with the DuraCloud service which provides DSpaceDirect users with a back-up copy of their content. In addition, DuraCloud performs regular health checks on stored content that are necessary to detect if content has experienced integrity issues as it has been stored in the cloud. This process ensures that a file remains the same over time.  Additionally, DSpaceDirect offers “You-Pick Features” designed to ensure your brand is communicated through your repository.  With so many features, DSpaceDirect puts solutions for long-term access to digital scholarly assets within reach of institutions of any size all at a price you can afford (http://dspacedirect.org/interested).

Bennington College Digital Repository, Bennington College


Bennington College needed a solution with built-in technical support for storing and making student’s electronic theses and dissertations along with a collection of scanned high quality images and film. DSpaceDirect is a good solution, says Oceana Wilson, Director of Library and Information Services Crossett Library, “We have a small staff and don’t have an archivist. Keeping up with archival records is an ongoing challenge. There is an interest within the campus community to access the archive as as well as external audiences, such as scholars of modern dance history.  By making our archive accessible we boost archival access for researchers on and off campus. Our records can be found on the Web with DSpace.”

URL: https://crossettlibrary.dspacedirect.org/

Related link: http://dspacedirect.org/profile/24

SU Scholar, Southwestern University


SU Scholar is Southwestern University’s institutional repository, preserving and providing access to content created by members of the University. It collects scholarly and creative works produced by faculty, students, and other members of the Southwestern University community. SU Scholar includes faculty working papers, journal articles, conference presentations, book chapters, and creative works.

URL: https://suscholar.southwestern.edu/

Related link(s): https://suscholar.southwestern.edu/handle/11214/74

Delaware County Community College Digital Repository and Archives, Delaware County Community College


Delaware County Community College Digital Repository and Archives contains and preserves digital content related to the College Archives and open educational resources used in teaching and learning.  The Archive collection consists of administrative and academic files, publications, images, interviews and more all dedicated to keeping track of college history and to serving research needs.

URL: https://repository.dccc.edu

Related link: http://www.dccc.edu/