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Promoting and Enhancing Reuse of Information throughout the Content Lifecycle taking account of Evolving Semantics

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The Digital Ecosystem Model

The Digital Ecosystem Model
We are pleased to introduce the Digital Ecosystem Model (DEM), which has been developed by project partner University of Goettingen in the framework of PERICLES’ integrated approach to model-driven preservation. The DEM is based on the Linked Resource Model ( LRM ) also developed within the PERICLES project. In contrast to the very high level of abstraction of the LRM, the DEM represents a... Read more >

Space Science Data Portal

Space Science Data Portal
In this blog post we introduce the Space Science Data Portal, an application developed in the context of PERICLES to fit a preservation system in the workflow of the Belgian User Support and Operations Centre (B.USOC) with a particular focus on the SOLAR experiment that is operated by B.USOC. This case study prototype spawned from PERICLES Work Package (WP) 6 , which aims at producing... Read more >

The Entity Registry and Model Repository (ERMR)

The Entity Registry and Model Repository (ERMR)
A central objective of the PERICLES project is to develop and implement new ways of managing the digital assets in evolving ecosystem, across different technologies and software infrastructures, in order to promote long-term sustainability of collections and to foster collaborative research on shared data. In this brave new world, greater focus is now being laid on the much larger... Read more >

A brief update from PASIG 2016

A brief update from PASIG 2016
The Preserving and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) 2016 conference was held in the National Library of Technology in the city of Prague from 9th-11 th March ( http://pasig.schk.sk/wordpress/agenda ). There were many interesting talks, and we present here a few highlights particularly related to PERICLES. The Wednesday afternoon focussed on long-term and large-scale data storage... Read more >

Exploring appraisal, quality assurance and risk assessment in the data continuum

Exploring appraisal, quality assurance and risk assessment in the data continuum
PERICLES was invited by the IDCC to run a workshop on 25 February 2016 as part of the 11th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC16, Amsterdam). We prepared a half-day session on appraisal, quality assurance and risk assessment in relation to the lives of complex digital objects. The workshop was designed to introduce participants to some of the key concepts being explored... Read more >