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One Core Preservation System for All your Data. No Exceptions!


Marco Klindt

Kilian Amrhein


School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


In this paper, we describe an OAIS aligned data model and architectural design that enables us to archive digital information with a single core preservation workflow. The data
model allows for normalization of metadata from widely varied domains to ingest and manage the submitted information utilizing only one generalized toolchain and be able to create access platforms that are tailored to designated data consumer communities. The design of the preservation system is not dependent on its components to continue to exist over its lifetime, as we anticipate changes both of technology and
environment. The initial implementation depends mainly on the open-source tools Archivematica, Fedora/Islandora,
and iRODS.

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Contexts of preservation, data model for management and access, preservation strategies, infrastructure, Archivematica, iRODS, Fedora/Islandora

Conferences -- iPRES Conference (001000) -- Conference 2015 (001010)

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o:429627 Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Digital Preservation
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