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The PREFORMA Project: Federating Memory Institutions for Better Compliance of Preservation Formats

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS,volume 612)

Abstract

In this paper, we describe the motivations, objectives and organization of the PREservation FORMAts for culture information/ e-archives (PREFORMA) project, a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) project focused on conformity check of ingested files for the long-term preservation.

Keywords

  • Reference Implementation
  • Digital Preservation
  • Conformance Checker
  • Open Archival Information System
  • Prototype Phase

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Notes

  1. 1.

    http://www.preforma-project.eu/.

  2. 2.

    http://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/pre-commercial-procurement.

  3. 3.

    http://www.ffmpeg.org/~michael/ffv1.html.

  4. 4.

    http://diracvideo.org/.

  5. 5.

    http://www.matroska.org/.

  6. 6.

    https://xiph.org/ogg/.

  7. 7.

    http://www.digitalmeetsculture.net/article/follow-up-of-the-preforma-information- day/ http://www.digitalmeetsculture.net/article/follow-up-of-the-preforma-information-day/.

  8. 8.

    http://www.preforma-project.eu/successful-proposals.html.

  9. 9.

    http://www.preforma-project.eu/design-phase-1-final-workshop.html.

  10. 10.

    http://www.ti-a.org/.

  11. 11.

    http://www.preforma-project.eu/open-source-portal.html.

  12. 12.

    http://opensourceworkshop.preforma-project.eu/.

  13. 13.

    http://www.preforma-project.eu/.

  14. 14.

    http://www.digitalmeetsculture.net/projects/preforma/.

  15. 15.

    http://benchmark-dp.org/.

  16. 16.

    http://www.europeana-space.eu/.

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Cappellato, L. et al. (2016). The PREFORMA Project: Federating Memory Institutions for Better Compliance of Preservation Formats. In: Calvanese, D., De Nart, D., Tasso, C. (eds) Digital Libraries on the Move. IRCDL 2015. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 612. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41938-1_10

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