Plato: A Preservation Planning Tool Integrating Preservation Action Services

  • Hannes Kulovits
  • Christoph Becker
  • Michael Kraxner
  • Florian Motlik
  • Kevin Stadler
  • Andreas Rauber
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5173)

Abstract

The creation of a concrete plan for preserving a collection of digital objects of a specific institution necessitates the evaluation of available solutions against clearly defined and measurable criteria. This process is called preservation planning and aids in the decision making process to find the most suitable preservation strategy considering the institution’s requirements, the planning context and available actions applicable to the objects contained in the repository. Performed manually, this evaluation promises to be hard and tedious work, inasmuch as there exist numerous potential preservation action tools of different quality. In this demonstration, we present Plato [4], an interactive software tool aimed at creating preservation plans.

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hannes Kulovits
    • 1
  • Christoph Becker
    • 1
  • Michael Kraxner
    • 1
  • Florian Motlik
    • 1
  • Kevin Stadler
    • 1
  • Andreas Rauber
    • 1
  1. 1.Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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