From a DuraSpace Blog Post:
The DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018 is now available. The Report provides an overview of the user community, membership, two brief community profiles, a technical overview, governance, finance, and events.
DSpace is a community-based, open source project that produces the DSpace repository platform. With a 16-year history, strong membership support, and active participation from a wide variety of stakeholder institutions located all over the world 2017-2018 was a year of progress toward the key community priority of developing and releasing DSpace 7 with a new, single Angular user interface and enhanced REST API.
The technical roadmap for 2017 is focused on DSpace 7 development. As a production repository DSpace needs to meet the needs of large and small stakeholder institutions, so minor updates have been released as needed. At the same time the bulk of technical efforts were focused on DSpace 7 which included a great deal of groundwork and foundation support for the new REST API. Plans for a Beta release of DSpace 7 with support for entities are on track for early 2019.
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Direct to Full Text: DSpace Community Annual Report 2017 – July 2018
13 pages; PDF.