Metadata for digital preservation: a review of recent developments

Michael Day

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This paper is a review of recent developments relating to digital preservation metadata. It introduces the digital preservation problem and notes the importance of metadata for all proposed preservation strategies. The paper reviews some developments in the archives and records domain, describes the taxonomy of information object classes defined by the Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS) and outlines some library-based projects.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: 5th European Conference, ECDL 2001, Darmstadt, Germany, September 4-9, 2001. Proceedings
EditorsP Constantopoulos, I T Sølvberg
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-42537-3
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science

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