Digital Archive Policies and Trusted Digital Repositories

MacKenzie Smith, Reagan Moore

2007, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 92-101

doi:10.2218/ijdc.v2i1.16


Abstract


The MIT Libraries, the San Diego Supercomputer Center, and the University of California San Diego Libraries are conducting the PLEDGE Project to determine the set of policies that affect operational digital preservation archives and to develop standardized means of recording and enforcing them using rules engines. This has the potential to allow for automated assessment of “trustworthiness” of digital preservation archives. We are also evaluating the completeness of other efforts to define policies for digital preservation such as the RLG/NARA Trusted Digital Repository checklist and the PREMIS metadata schema. We present our results to date.

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The International Journal of Digital Curation. ISSN: 1746-8256
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