Tools and Documentation

Here you can find IT solutions for digital preservation tasks such as tools, components, models and more, along with documentation, user guidelines, demos, codes.

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Categories

Access, use and reuse (19)
Make sure data is accessible to designated users for access, use and reuse.
Create (24)
Create data and metadata.
Dispose (2)
Dispose of data in accordance with documented policies, guidance or legal requirements.
Ingest (25)
Prepare for transfer and transfer data into a digital repository.
Preservation Planning (27)
Preservation planning throughout the lifecycle of the digital material to ensure long-term preservation for re-use.
Store (3)
Transfer data to an archive, repository following any predefined workflows and policies for long-term preservation.
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BagIt Library

BagIt is a hierarchical file packaging format for storage and transfer of standardized digital packages called “bags”. Descriptive tags and a payload (arbitrary content) is associated with each bag. This format works for disk or network-based storage and transfer procedures.

Library of congress
Open Source
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Scrapy

An open source and collaborative framework for extracting the data you need from websites. In a fast, simple, yet extensible way.

Scrapy developers
Open Source
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SPIN Rule Engine

This is a RESTful wrapper around the TopQuadrant SPIN API that executes SPIN rule inference on provided models.

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Computer System Ontology Design Pattern (ODP)

The pattern intends to model computer systems based on a hardware/software approach. This pattern has been developed by MKLab at CERTH/ITI and Tate for the PERICLES FP7 project.

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Digital Video Ontology Design Pattern (ODP)

The pattern intends to model digital video files, their components and other associated entities, such as codecs and containers. This pattern has been developed by MKLab at CERTH/ITI for the PERICLES FP7 project.

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Policy Ontology Design Pattern (ODP)

The pattern intends to model policies, their characteristics and their associated entities, such as processes and agents. This pattern has been developed by MKLab at CERTH/ITI and the University of Liverpool for the PERICLES FP7 project.

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Born-Digital Archives Ontology Design Pattern (ODP)

The pattern intends to model the domain of born digital archives. This pattern has been developed by MKLab at CERTH/ITI for the PERICLES FP7 project.

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Born-Digital Archives Domain Ontology (BDA)

The BDA ontology models the domain of born-digital archives. SBA was created by the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH), within the EU-funded PERICLES FP7 project.

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Software-Based Artworks Domain Ontology (SBA)

The SBA ontology models the domain of software-based artworks. SBA was created by the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH), within the EU-funded PERICLES FP7 project.

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Digital Video Artworks Domain Ontology (DVA)

The DVA ontology models the domain of digital video artworks. DVA was created by the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH), within the EU-funded PERICLES FP7 project.