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A Digital Infrastructure for Trustworthiness

The Sapienza Digital Library Experience

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The building process of Sapienza Digital Library’s (SDL) digital resources was designed for collecting the information required by the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) Preservation Description Information(PDI): Provenance, Reference, Fixity, Context, and Access Rights Information. The Submission Information Packages’(SIP) preservation metadata was encoded in the semantics of the PREMIS standard which is the implementation metadata set, mapped from the OAIS conceptual model. The conformant implementation of the PREMIS standard was one of the principles which permeates the SIP building process. All relevant legal aspects and formal agreements, referred to the organizations involved in the different OAIS functions of the SDL digital repository, were analyzed and structured for their inclusion into the forthcoming AIP management, and for unleashing of the preservation strategies, and for supporting the authenticity of resources.


  • DL Architectures and infrastructures
  • Long term preservation
  • Metadata creation
  • management
  • and curation
  • OAIS
  • METS

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Di Iorio, A., Schaerf, M., Guercio, M., Ortolani, S., Bertazzo, M. (2014). A Digital Infrastructure for Trustworthiness. In: Catarci, T., Ferro, N., Poggi, A. (eds) Bridging Between Cultural Heritage Institutions. IRCDL 2013. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 385. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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