Preservation Metadata for Institutional Repositories

Steve Hitchcock, Tim Brody, Jessie M.N. Hey and Leslie Carr

Preserv Project, IAM Group, School of Electronics and Computer Science,
University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK

Preserv is a JISC-funded project within the programme Supporting Digital Preservation and Asset Management in Institutions. Find out more about Preserv.

This is a draft paper, February 22nd, 2006. It has been superseded by two papers that extract and update the main elements of this paper: preservation service provider models and preservation metadata, respectively: