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Flexible and Extensible Digital Object and Repository Architecture (FEDORA)

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We describe a digital object and respository architecture for storing and disseminating digital library content. The key features of the architecture are: (1) support for heterogeneous data types; (2) accommodation of new types as they emerge; (3) aggregation of mixed, possibly distributed, data into complex objects; (4) the ability to specify multiple content disseminations of these objects; and (5) the ability to associate rights management schemes with these disseminations. This architecture is being implemented in the context of a broader research project to develop next-generation service modules for a layered digital library architecture.

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  • Digital Library
  • Digital Object
  • Service Request
  • Content Type
  • Naming Service

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Payette, S., Lagoze, C. (1998). Flexible and Extensible Digital Object and Repository Architecture (FEDORA). In: Nikolaou, C., Stephanidis, C. (eds) Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. ECDL 1998. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 1513. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-49653-X_4

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