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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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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AVCC Cataloging Toolkit

AVCC is an open source web application developed to enable collaborative, efficient item-level cataloging of audiovisual collections.

Open Source
Web Protégé

WebProtégé is a free, open source collaborative ontology development environment for the Web.


experimental tool to map the output from PET into LRM compatible descriptions.


PeriCAT – The PERICLES Content Aggregation Tool – is a framework for Information Encapsulation (IE) techniques. It integrates a set of IE techniques from various domains, which can be used from within the framework for the encapsulation and decapsulation of information

The Digital Ecosystem Model Ontology

The Digital Ecosystem Model (DEM) is an ontology that uses the Web Ontology Language (OWL). A DEM supports the analysis and management of a Digital Ecosystem. A Digital Ecosystem (DE) should be interpreted as a concept with the purpose for analysing and modelling the ability of infrastructure to maintain the usefulness of digital objects. A […]


Tesseract is an open source Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Engine. It can be used directly as a software, or using an API to extract typed, handwritten or printed text from images. It supports a wide variety of languages.

Open Source

Hawarp is a set of tools for processing web archive data by means of the Hadoop framework. The different tools are available as command line interface applications, each with it’s own purpose, documentation, and usage modalities.

CSV Validator

CSV Validator is a CSV validation and reporting tool which implements CSV Schema Language.


The EcoBuilder tool allows to model Digital Ecosystem Models with a user-friendly GUI or a Java API. It outputs the model as OWL Turtle and RDF/XML. It can also send it to the Entity Registry Model Repository (ERMR). The GUI is designed for scenario experts and abstracts from the underlying ontology.


Invenio is a free software suite enabling you to run your own digital library or document repository on the web.