The Big Picture: Why Entities are Important for Institutional Repositories and What You Can Do with DSpace

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Join 4Science and Lyrasis for a one-hour webinar that will delve into the big picture of entities in institutional repositories and explore the powerful capabilities of DSpace in this context. Designed for institutions with repositories, research and educational institutions, this session will provide you with valuable insights into how entities can be used to enrich your metadata, improve your search results, and enhance the overall user experience.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this class, students will be able to:

What entities are and why they are important for institutional repositories
How entities can be used to enhance metadata and improve search results
The benefits of using DSpace's built-in entity management system to streamline metadata management and improve user experience
Real-world examples of institutions leveraging entities and DSpace to manage and share their intellectual output more effectively


Federico Verlicchi

Andrea Bollini


DSpace users or anyone interested in institutional repositories

State library and/or archives agency Network/consortia Public library Academic library: 4 year and graduate Special Library Academic library: 2 year Government library Archives Historical Society / Site Special collections Performing Arts Organization
All live online classes are in Eastern time.