Digital Archives and Preservation
- Reagan W. Moore
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Preservation is the set of processes that maintain the authenticity, integrity, and chain of custody of records for long periods of time. Authenticity is defined as the management of provenance information about the creation of the record. Integrity is defined as the ability to create an authentic copy. Chain of custody tracks all processing done to the record, including migration to new storage systems or to new data encoding formats. Digital preservation addresses the challenge of technology evolution by managing preservation properties independently of the choice of software and hardware systems. Preservation properties include the names used to identify archivists, records, and storage systems, and the preservation metadata which includes provenance information and administrative information about record management. The display and manipulation of digital data is maintained through the use of representation information that des ...
- Electronic Records Archive capabilities list defines a comprehensive set of capabilities needed to implement a preservation environment, and can be examined at http://www.archives.gov/era/pdf/requirements-amend0001.pdf.
- Moore, R. (2006) Building preservation environments with data grid technology. Am Archivist 69: pp. 139-158
- OAIS, Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System, ISO 14721:2003.
- RLG/NARA TRAC – Trustworthy Repositories Audit and Certification: Criteria and Checklist. http://wiki.digitalrepositoryauditandcertification.org/pub/Main/ReferenceInputDocuments/trac.pdf.
- Digital Archives and Preservation
- Reference Work Title
- Encyclopedia of Database Systems
- pp 811-816
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- Springer US
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- Springer US
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- 1. College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
- 2. Database Research Group David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
- Reagan W. Moore (1)
- Author Affiliations
- 1. University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
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