EPrints Digital Preservation

Long term preservation of digital materials is important in a world where our outputs are increasingly only available in digital form. New interfaces are being developed for EPrints repository software to support tools and services used in the community for digital preservation.

Aims
  tick Integrating preservation tools into EPrints software
  tick Training on digital preservation for repositories
  tick Training for EPrints preservation tools
  tick Identifying opportunities for complementary preservation services

Tools
The EPrints preservation team is developing technical tools and services for
  tick Long term reliable storage
  tick File and format classification
  tick Risk analysis
  tick Action and migration of formats
services

About Us
Much of this work is currently being taken forward as part of the KeepIt project, funded by JISC, and is based on earlier work and tools developed in the Preserv and Preserv2 projects.
JISC

News

On 27th September 2009 the EPrints Preservation Team along with some of the Planets Team will be giving a one day Tutorial/Workshop entitled Digital Preservation: Logical and bit-stream preservation using Plato, EPrints and the Cloud. This tutorial will be a one day event . read more



 
In the decade since the Budapest Open Access Initiative declared a new public good, there have been many expositions of the advantage and inevitability of Open Access and its consequences for new modes of scientific enquiry...  Read More
From: RepositoryMan31 January 2013 | 3:42 am