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Automated Validation of Trusted Digital Repository Assessment Criteria

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dc.contributor.author Smith, MacKenzie
dc.date.accessioned 2007-10-03T11:13:23Z
dc.date.available 2007-10-03T11:13:23Z
dc.date.issued 2007-09
dc.identifier.issn 1368-7506
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/39091
dc.description.abstract The RLG/NARA trusted digital repository (TDR) certification checklist defines a set of assessment criteria for preservation environments. The criteria can be mapped into data management policies that define how a digital preservation environment is operated. We explore how the enforcement of these management policies can be automated through their characterization as rules that control preservation services. By integrating a rule-based data management system with the DSpace digital archive system, we expect to demonstrate automated audits of the TDR checklist for a defined set of local policies. The system is sufficiently general that one can also demonstrate the completeness and self-consistency of preservation environments. This is the concept that all required preservation metadata are controlled by management policies, and that for each management policy the required preservation metadata are preserved. en
dc.description.sponsorship National Archives and Records Administration under NSF cooperative agreement 0523307 through a supplement to SCI 0438741, "Cyberinfrastructure; From Vision to Reality" en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Texas Digital Library en
dc.subject digital preservation en
dc.subject digital curation en
dc.subject digital archives en
dc.subject trusted digital repositories en
dc.subject data lifecycle management en
dc.subject rule-based data managment en
dc.subject policy expression en
dc.title Automated Validation of Trusted Digital Repository Assessment Criteria en
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.citation Moore, R., Smith, M., "Automated Validation of Trusted Digital Repository Assessment Criteria". Journal of Digital Information 8(2), 2007. en


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