SIAR: A User-Centric Digital Archive System

  • Maristella Agosti
  • Nicola Ferro
  • Andreina Rigon
  • Gianmaria Silvello
  • Erilde Terenzoni
  • Cristina Tommasi
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 249)


This paper presents the SIAR (Sistema Informativo Archivistico Regionale) project supported by the Italian Veneto Region, the aim of which is to design and develop a digital archive system. The main goal of the SIAR project is to develop a system for managing and sharing archive metadata in a distributed environment. In this paper we report the activities that led to the design and development of the SIAR system, underlining the fundamental role played by the user during this process. Indeed, in the SIAR project the archival users provide continuous feedback that allows us to shape the system on a user-needs basis.


Digital Library Continuous Feedback Tree Data Structure Archival Description Metadata Schema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maristella Agosti
    • 1
  • Nicola Ferro
    • 1
  • Andreina Rigon
    • 2
  • Gianmaria Silvello
    • 1
  • Erilde Terenzoni
    • 3
  • Cristina Tommasi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly
  2. 2.Ufficio Archivi, Regione del VenetoVeniceItaly
  3. 3.Soprintendenza Archivistica per il VenetoMinistero Beni e Attività CulturaliVeniceItaly

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