After making some improvements to the PDF thumbnails in DSpace 7.5 and DSpace 7.6, I wanted to explore some of the ideas I had highlighted for future work. One of the most promising improvements is switching from the JPEG image format to a more modern format, such as WebP, AVIF, or JPEG-XL.
AGROVOC is a controlled vocabulary covering all areas of interest of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, including food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, environment etc. It is published by FAO and edited by a community of experts ¹. At the time of this writing AGROVOC consists of over 36,000 concepts and is […]
We’ve been using DSpace as an outputs repository at ILRI since 2009, and since then we’ve gone through six major versions of DSpace. Starting with version 1.7 we switched our repository to the newer XML-based user interface (XMLUI), which was much easier to customize than the previous JSPUI and allowed us to have different themes […]