Planets: Integrated Services for Digital Preservation

  • Adam Farquhar
  • Helen Hockx-Yu

Abstract

The Planets Project is developing services and technology to address core challenges in digital preservation. This article introduces the motivation for this work, describes the extensible technical architecture and places the Planets approach into the context of the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) Reference Model. It also provides a scenario demonstrating Planets’ usefulness in solving real-life digital preservation problems and an overview of the project’s progress to date.
Published
02-Dec-2008
Section
Articles