* Open access digital repository developed by MIT libraries and HP labs in 2002
* 1225 universities and institutions adopts Dspace (Apr. 2014)
* KAIST adopted Dspace first in Korea
* Repository based on communities
* Different formats and contents are accepted : Article, preprints, working papers, technical reports, conference papers, books, theses, data sets, etc.
* Customization is available, so it can be modified for the demand of institutions.