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An XLS Import and Export tool is available to bulk create new entities, delete or make update.

One of the most advanced feature of DSpace-CRIS is the ability to customize its the data model. For any entity is possible to manage the data structure: fields and relationship with other objects and the presentation aspects. It is also possible to define completely new entities (kind of DynamicObject).

In the following paragraphs we will use the ResearcherPage entity as reference but the same concepts apply in the same ways to all the other entities.

The “ResearcherPages” option of DSpace Administration menu presents the following functionalities, that allow to set up layout and content of the Researcher Pagessetup the data model and the layout to present and collect the data:

 It is also possible to configure the data model using an Excel file, a sample configuration is available in dspace-installDir/etc/configuration-tool-demo.xls

Other functionalities

Deduplication: the merge tool