PREMIS (Preservation Metadata, Data Dictionary Maintenance Activity)
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A Daunting PREMIS: Implementing Preservation Metadata within the METS Framework

Presented at 2006 International Conference on Digital Archive Technologies (ICDAT2006)

Jerome P. McDonough
Graduate School of Library & Information Science, UIUC

19-20 October 2006

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On-going IssuesNOTES: The combination of standards such as METS and PREMIS gives us the beginnings of a powerful framework for addressing long-term preservation of digital content, but I don’t think we’re done building that framework yet. There are several lingering issues that we must confront before we can really claim to be doing a decent job of insuring digital information’s longevity.