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Integrating Contemporary Content Management and Long-Term Digital Preservation: A Design Problem

  • Tero PäivärintaEmail author
  • Parvaneh Westerlund
  • Jörgen Nilsson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 223)

Abstract

The fields of long-term digital preservation (DP) and enterprise content management (ECM) have remained, until recently, rather separated. Along with increasing amounts of digital content and evolving DP services, there is a need for maximal automation of preservation processes from ECM systems instead of continuing current resource-consuming practices. This paper aims at a design problem definition on the integration of ECM and DP solutions. In order to motivate and to define the problem in more detail, we conducted a review on ECM and DP literatures touching the issue. The review reveals a research gap addressing a need for designing new middleware solutions for interactive processes between ECM and DP. We suggest a general-level model of three such processes between ECM and DP: preservation administration, pre-ingest, and access. The article concludes with avenues for future research on novel solutions for integrating DP with contemporary ECM and other information systems in organizations.

Keywords

Long-term digital preservation Enterprise content management System integration 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This work was partially funded by the European Commission in the context of the FP7 ICT project ForgetIT (under grant no: 600826).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tero Päivärinta
    • 1
    Email author
  • Parvaneh Westerlund
    • 1
  • Jörgen Nilsson
    • 1
  1. 1.Luleå University of Technology, Information SystemsLuleåSweden

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