AgriOcean DSpace (AOD) is a joint initiative of the United Nations agencies of FAO and UNESCO-IOC/IODE to provide a customized version of DSpace 1.7.1 (JSPUI version), an open source, digital repository software.
Its main objective is to make scientific literature in the field of oceanography, agriculture and related sciences available in digital form. AgriOcean DSpace is set-up for the digital repository communities of AGRIS (FAO) and Odin (UNESCO-IOC), but can be downloaded and used by any research institution interested.
To explore the AOD functionalities, take a look at the demo installation:
AIMS Newsletter October available
The AIMS newsletter for October is now online. The monthly spotlight talks about the 1st Training Workshop on Agricultural Information Management Strategies in Nicaragua.
Highlights of last month:
- The AGORA program celebrates its 10th anniversary
- AGRIS reaches 7 million records
- Putra University, Malaysia, released the Malaysian Agricultural Repository based on AgriOcean DSpace
- RDA - Metadata Standards Directory Interest Group is looking for information about metadata schemes
Questions and Answers
Our research institution produces a number of research outputs, what content types can be handled by AgriOcean DSpace?
Why should our institution (within the Agricultural Research for Development) use the AgriOcean DSpace as document repository software?
Group of Interest
The AgriOcean Dspace group of interest set-up for all institutions that would like to install AgriOcean DSpace or are interested in the repository software and want to post comments or simply have access to the ongoing forum discussions.
Through the AgriOcean Dspace group of interest (accessible after registering on AIMS) the AgriOcean DSpace team will:
- provide assistance with installing and using AgriOcean DSpace;
- communicate new developments and solved bugs.
Meeting of TaCCIRe and AIMS on the use and integration of controlled vocabularies (AGROVOC) in DSpace Repositories
La Web Semántica y su aplicación en servicios de información : El caso de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura por Imma Subirats Coll