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PRESERV: Preservation Services for OAI-Compliant Repositories

Hey, Jessie, Brody, Tim, Hitchcock, Steve and Carr, Leslie (2007) PRESERV: Preservation Services for OAI-Compliant Repositories At CERN workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication (OAI5), Switzerland.

Record type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)


The OAI-PMH has become the de-facto standard for exposing metadata. In the PRESERV project we have explored new models for enabling thedigital preservation of and long-term access to content in Institutional Repositories (IRs). We envision digital preservation being achieved through simple preservation services working with standards-based, interoperable repository software. As support for the OAI-PMH matures so repositories are providing more robust mechanisms to access their content through OAI, e.g. community standards for using Dublin Core, support for METS or DIDL. Based on this, we have developed an exemplar File Format Profiling tool in the Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR), utilizing OAI and PRONOM DROID. PRONOM-ROAR is a first step to preserving digital content through simplifying content file format management for IR Managers by providing file format profiles and alerts.

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Published date: 2007
Additional Information: Event Dates: 18-20th April 2007
Venue - Dates: CERN workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication (OAI5), Switzerland, 2007-04-20
Keywords: Open Access, Repositories, Preservation
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 264709
PURE UUID: cff50764-3186-4743-a550-2221388ef0f1
ORCID for Leslie Carr: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 22 Oct 2007
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:32

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Author: Jessie Hey
Author: Tim Brody
Author: Steve Hitchcock
Author: Leslie Carr ORCID iD

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