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ready CCSDS and ISO Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System

Abbreviation: ISO 14721:2012 (OAIS)

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The Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14721:2012 Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS) was developed to facilitate a broad, discipline independent, consensus on the requirements for an archive or repository to provide long-term, preservation of digital information. It was also intended to support the development of additional digital preservation standards. OAIS provides a model for describing an Archive, consisting of an organization, which may be part of a larger organization, of people and systems that has accepted the responsibility to preserve information and make it available for a Designated Community. The term ‘Open’ in OAIS is used to imply that this Recommendation, as well as future related Recommendations and standards, are developed in open forums, and it does not imply that access to the Archive is unrestricted.


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Data and Service Center for the Humanities
The Data and Service Center for the Humanities (DaSCH) digital repository allows long-term access to qualitative data in the Humanities, and provides data deposition and discovery facilities. DaSCH has been created in accordance with the FAIR principles and various international standards for interoperability. The repository accepts “simple” datasets in form of flat files as ell as a project specific “complex” dataset with data based on project/user specific data models. Multiple data types are allowed, including qualitative data such as text, images, digital facsimile, sound files, and videos.

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