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Digital preservation : putting it to work

Tomasz Traczyk (Editor), Włodzimierz Ogryczak (Editor), Piotr Pałka (Editor), Tomasz Śliwiński (Editor)
This book addresses the process of maintaining digital objects through time to ensure continued access, an aspect that has become a crucial issue in recent years. It offers a concise yet comprehensive discussion of key concepts and requirements for long-term digital preservation, and presents a pioneering framework for digital repositories that enables the long-term archiving and metadata management for large volumes of digital resources based on a system that has already been completely designed and launched. In the framework, the reliability of information readouts is ensured by the repository with two-level data recording replication and monitoring mechanisms in the repository management system (RMS) and the file systems, and by the RMS?s distributed nature. The advanced RMS allows operations on the archival storage to be scheduled, while also taking into account low energy consumption requirements. After presenting the framework in detail, the book assesses and demonstrates the approach?s viability in terms of delivering accessibility, authenticity and usability. As such, the book offers a valuable resource for information technology (IT) researchers and practitioners, as well as archivists and librarians
eBook, English, 2017
Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2017
1 online resource (xi, 158 pages) : illustrations
9783319518015, 3319518011
Chapter 1: Requirements for Digital Preservation
Chapter 2: Metadata in Long-term Digital Preservation
Chapter 3: The CREDO Project
Chapter 4: CREDO Repository Architecture
Chapter 5: Information Processing in CREDO Long-term Archive
Chapter 6: Metadata in CREDO Long-term Archive
Chapter 7: Persistence Management in Long-term Digital Archive
Chapter 8: Power Efficiency and Scheduling Access to the Archive
Chapter 9: Information Management in Federated Digital Archives
Includes index