Metadata for digital preservation: a review of recent developments


Day, M., 2001. Metadata for digital preservation: a review of recent developments. In: Constantopoulos, P. and Sølvberg, I. T., eds. Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: 5th European Conference, ECDL 2001, Darmstadt, Germany, September 4-9, 2001. Proceedings.2163 ed. Springer, pp. 161-172. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)

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    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.


    Item Type Book Sections
    CreatorsDay, M.
    EditorsConstantopoulos, P.and Sølvberg, I. T.
    Research CentresUKOLN
    ID Code23596


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