Functional category: file formatting

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DROID (Digital Record Object Identification) is a software tool (developed and managed by UK National Archives) designed to perform automated batch identification of file formats. It is the first in a planned series of tools developed by The National Archives under the umbrella of its PRONOM technical registry service. DROID is used for curation in Institutional Repositories.

repository infrastructure

JSTOR/Harvard Object Validation Environment (JHOVE) is a Java software library (developed by Harvard University Library and JSTOR) for detecting file formats, used for curation in institutional repositories. JHOVE provides functions to perform format-specific identification, validation, and characterization of digital objects.

repository infrastructure

METS Document Profile for Submission Information Packages (METSDSpaceSIP) is a DSpace format designed to be compatible with both DSpace and EPrints. Typically this DSpace package format is used in implementations of the SWORD (Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit) interoperability standard, allowing digital repositories to accept the deposit of content from multiple sources in different formats via a standardized protocol.

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
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