Retirement of old demonstration servers

By | March 21, 2011

Since the very first SWORD project, there have been two demonstration SWORD servers provided.  These were funded by the original SWORD project.  They have been in existence for a number of years, and have served as excellent demonstration servers for SWORD clients. However, they have now had to be retired. used to provide a demonstration DSpace system. Instead, it is possible (thanks to Duraspace for making this available) to use the server. has not been replaced, but if anyone knows of a public test instance of Fedora that could be used, we’d be happy to update this page.

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About Stuart Lewis

Stuart Lewis works for The University of Auckland Library as their Digital Development Manager. He has played a part of all the past SWORD projects, initially by being the joint creator of the DSpace and Fedora implementations, but also by writing clients such as the Java web client, the PHP API, and the Facebook client. More recently he has contributed by creating the EasyDeposit SWORD client creation tookit, and for writing ‘The SWORD Course’ ( / that was first delivered at the Open Repositories 2010 conference.

Stuart blogs regularly about SWORD developments ( and has co-authored two papers concerning SWORD:

One thought on “Retirement of old demonstration servers

  1. Marcel Peralta

    Biblioteca de la Universidad Tecnológica América, Extensión Cuenca


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