Supplementary information sources

Further reading and references


CCSDS, J. (2012). Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS). CCSDS 650.0- M-2, Magenta Book.

Chowdhury, G. (2010). From digital libraries to digital preservation research: the importance of users and context. Journal of documentation, 66(2), 207-223.

Corubolo, F., Eggers,  A-G., Waddington, S., Hasan, A., Kontopoulos, E., Hedges, M., Darányi, S. (2014). Initial Version of Environment Information Extraction Tools (Deliverable 4.1 of the PERICLES project).

Dappert, A., & Farquhar, A. (2009). Significance is in the eye of the stakeholder. Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, 297-308. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Dappert, A., Peyrard, S., Chou, C. C., & Delve, J. (2013). Describing and Preserving Digital Object Environments. New Review of Information Networking, 18(2), 106-173.

DCC Digital Curation Centre. (2013). List of Metadata Standards | Retrieved June 30, 2014, from

Falcão, P. (2010). Developing a Risk Assessment Tool for the conservation of software-based artworks. MA thesis, BFH: Hochschule fuer Kuenste Bern.

Hedstrom, M., & Lee, C. A. (2002). Significant properties of digital objects: definitions, applications, implications. Proceedings of the DLM-Forum (Vol. 200, pp. 218-27).

Kari, J., & Savolainen, R. (2007). Relationships between information seeking and context: A qualitative study of Internet searching and the goals of personal development. Library & Information Science Research, 29(1), 47-69.

Knight, G. (2008). Deciding factors: Issues that influence decision-making on significant properties. JISC. Retrieved January, 7, 2010.

Knight, G. 2010. Significant Properties Data Dictionary. InSPECT project report. Arts and Humanities Data Service/The National Archives. At

Laurenson, P. (2014). Old media, new media? Significant difference and the conservation of software-based art.In Graham, B. (Ed.) New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiencesafter New Media Art. Chapter 3. University of Sunderland, UK.

Lurk, T. (2008, January). Virtualisation as conservation measure. In Archiving Conference (Vol. 2008, No. 1, pp. 221-225). Society for Imaging Science and Technology.

Lynch, C. (1999). Canonicalization: A fundamental tool to facilitate preservation and management of digital information. D-Lib Magazine, 5(9).

Oxford dictionary (2013). Context: definition of context in Oxford dictionary (British … Retrieved June 30, 2014, from

PREMIS Editorial Committee. (2008). PREMIS data dictionary for preservation metadata, version 2.0. Retrieved June, 13, 2008. Chicago.

N. I. S. O. (2004). National Information Standards Organization. Understanding Metadata.





Tonkin, E. (2015), Semi-automated metadata extraction in the long term.

Schenk, A. and Russell, P. (2011). Metadata harvesting and the OAI-PMH.