Functional category: digital preservation

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DSpace is an open source repository software package (currently managed by not-for-profit organisation DuraSpace) typically used for creating open access repositories for scholarly digital content. DSpace serves a specific need as a digital archives system, focusing on the long-term storage, access and preservation of digital content including text, multimedia and data sets.

repository infrastructure

KeepIt is a JISC-funded project (managed by University of Southampton) aiming to close the gap between the digital preservation community and people responsible for live repositories. The project focussed on two key areas: 1) KeepIt course for digital preservation of repositories; 2) the development and implementation of preservation tools for repositories.

repository infrastructure
NLNZ Metadata Extractor

National Library of New Zealand Metadata Extractor (NLNZ Metadata Extractor) is a Java-based tool to extract preservation metadata from within the headers of a range of file formats (including PDF documents, image files, sound files and Microsoft Word documents). NLNZ Metadata Extractor saves this preservation metadata in XML format.

repository infrastructure

Preservation webservices Architecture for Newmedia and Interactive Collections (PANIC) was an Australian project (developed by Distributed Systems Technology Centre) looking at preservation of new media artworks with aim to provide an integrated preservation framework. A key objective of the PANIC project was to develop and evaluate a semi-automated preservation system based on the Semantic Web services architecture.

repository infrastructure

PRONOM is the online registry (managed by UK National Archives) of technical information about public file formats, software products, and other technical components required to support long-term access to electronic records and other digital objects of cultural, historical, or business value.

repository infrastructure

Unified Digital Formats Registry (UDFR) is a registry (funded by the Library of Congress and developed by California Digital Library) designed to unify the function and holdings of two existing registries: PRONOM and GDFR (the Global Digital Format Registry). UDFR provides an open source, semantically enabled, community supported platform for a reliable, publicly accessible, and sustainable knowledge base of file format representation information for use by the digital preservation community.

repository infrastructure
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