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FOREWORD One of the most often expressed requests received by the METS Editorial Board during its relatively short history has been for more extensive technical documentation and better examples of METS instances. As institutions which initially implemented METS have gained more experience with it, the feasibility of creating useful documentation has been(More)
This study analyzes metadata shared by cultural heritage institutions via the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting. The syntax and semantics of metadata appearing in the Dublin Core fields creator, contributor, and date are examined. Preliminary conclusions are drawn regarding the effectiveness of Dublin Core in the Open Archives(More)
The NSF-DIGARCH is building digital preservation lifecycle management infrastructure for the preservation of large-scale multimedia collections. The infrastructure consists of interfaces to TV production lifecycle systems, metadata definition and capture systems, and a persistent archive workflow which preserves the material in a SRB data grid. Kepler is(More)
Establishing metadata requirements is a key challenge for any attempt to implement a digital preservation repository. The repository's capacity to provide cost-effective, trustworthy services largely derives from the metadata it uses. This paper describes the metadata posited to support services the Chronopolis preservation system will offer at the(More)
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