Metadata for Digital Preservation: A Review of Recent Developments

  • Michael Day
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2163)

Abstract

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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Day
    • 1
  1. 1.UKOLN: the UK Office for Library and Information NetworkingUniversity of BathBathUK

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