Expected learning outcomes
Understanding the idea behind and the importance of significant environment information for digital preservation and long-term reuse.
What is the target audience?
- Professionals and prospective professionals in the field of data curation, repository management and digital preservation.
- Producers/depositors of digital content.
- Researchers exploring solutions for data management and digital preservation
- Teachers/trainers in this field
- Solution providers for organisations in demand of solutions for data / repository management and digital preservation
Level of advancement/ prerequisites
This section provides reading material which looks at the current state of the art of the research done on the questions surrounding significant environment information. Therefore this will be of interest for teachers and researchers as input for their own work or class preparation in the field of metadata.
- A parallel between SEI and environment in Biological Ecosystems (text)
- Dependencies – why they are important to know (text)
- Significant Environment Information (SEI) (text)
- How to measure significance? (text)
- Supplementary information sources
Time required for completion45-60 min
Corubolo, F., Eggers, A., Ludwig J., Hasan A., Hedges M., Waddington S. (2014). A pragmatic approach to significant environment information collection to support object reuse. (Deliverable D4.1 of the PERICLES project).
Ludwig, J., Biermann, J., Waddington, S., Carter, A., Gill, A. (2014). Initial report on preservation ecosystem management (Deliverable D5.1 of the PERICLES project).
PREMIS Editorial Committee. (2008). PREMIS data dictionary for preservation metadata, version 2.0. Retrieved June, 13, 2008. Chicago.