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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 >

Policy implementation and change management - the PERICLES way

Policy implementation and change management - the PERICLES way
In this blog post we present a practical example of how the PERICLES model-driven approach can help to implement, automate and manage change in a policy. 'Automatic policy application and change management’ was also the focus of one of the 'PERICLES in Practice' sessions at the final project conference ‘Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in LTDP’ . In... Read more >

A workshop on the use of Mediainfo, MediaConch and FFmpeg in the preservation of digital video

A workshop on the use of Mediainfo, MediaConch and FFmpeg in the preservation of digital video
During late July 2016, Dave Rice and Ashley Blewer delivered two workshops at Tate Britain in London on the use of Mediainfo, MediaConch and FFmpeg in the preservation of digital video. These two workshops are a good example of the type of impact projects such as PERICLES can have and the resulting motivation they can engender, in this case leading on from the collaboration between Dave... Read more >