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Last update: Sept. 8, 2020 UTC

Interoperability

OAI-PMH The OAI-PMH protocol is enabled and has content indexed.

REST API The REST API is enabled and has content available.

Robots file The Robots.txt file is available.

Sitemaps file The DSpace's Sitemaps feature is enabled.

Custom Handle Prefix The Handle Prefix has been customized.

Information Security

DSpace version This data isn't available. Usually this is due to a customization/rebranding done locally or this installation was based on an old release of DSpace.

Cryptography The HTTPS protocol is enabled, the minimum version of TLS accepted is 1.2 and the HTTP protocol is forwarding to HTTPS.

Security Headers The Headers X-Frame-Options and X-Content-Type-Options are properly set up.

Tomcat exposed Apache Tomcat is the Web Server exposed to the Internet. Consider fronting Tomcat with Apache HTTP or Nginx.

Standard Ports Standard HTTP/HTTPS ports are used and no port is exposed in the URL.

Performance

Subsecond Response Time The following pages: Homepage, Community List, Search Result, had an average response time lower than 1 second.

Compression The Gzip or Brotli methods are not available in the Web Server. Some advantages of enabling HTTP Compression are better explained in Mozilla Developer Network Web Docs .

HTTP/2 Protocol The HTTP/2 Protocol is not implemented in the Web Server. HTTP/2 offers many enhancements over HTTP/1.1 such as Multiplexing of requests, Flow control and Prioritization.

Usability

Mobile Ready Something is preventing the test to be run by the Google's Mobile-Friendly Test tool. Usually this is due to a firewall or Robots.txt configuration.

Single Web Interface Only one User Interface is active. DSpace (up to version 6.X) is shipped with two User Interfaces: XMLUI and JSPUI. It is a good practice to have only one of these active.

Content in Communities and Collections Some Communities and Collections don't have content. According to the REST API, there are 0 empty Communities and 63 empty Collections in the Repository. The total number of Communities is 31 and Collections is 91.

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Repository Insights™ analyzes 16 metrics in Institutional Repositories (IR) built in DSpace for improvements.

We aim to help institutions foster their IR solution by providing a comprehensive report into four categories: Interoperability, Information Security, Performance and Usability.