Monday, 23 April 2007

Google Summer of Code Go-Ahead

At the start of last week Google announced the students who had been funded under this year's Summer of Code project. DSpace is pleased to be able to say that it has 5 students being funded to do development for the platform over the next 3 to 4 months. The details of the projects are as follows:

DSpace Content Integrity Service

- Student: Jiahui Wang
- Mentor: Jim Rutherford
- Mentor Backup: Scott Phillips

Portable citations: moving citations between DSpace and bibliographic software managers

- Student: Jodi Schneider
- Mentor: Stuart Lewis
- Mentor Backups: Claudia Jurgen, Christophe Dupriez

DSpace Versioning

- Student: Robert Graham
- Mentor: Robert Tansley
- Mentor Backups: Mark Diggory + Scott Phillips


- Student: Federico Paparoni
- Mentor: Richard Jones
- Mentor Backup: Stuart Lewis

Visualization Artifacts for Manakin/DSpace

- Student: Brian Eoff
- Mentor: Scott Phillips
- Mentor Backup: Mark Diggory

An overview of DSpace involvement is available here:

We are currently involved in the preliminary discussions with the students over their work, and design and development will start in earnest during May. Watch this space for updates.

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