Bit Preservation Using the Open Source BITREPOSITORY.ORG Framework: Use, benefits, robust design principles and enhancements during the past ten years

Eld Zierau , Mathias Jensen, Rasmus Kristensen

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The Royal Danish Library has used the open source framework as basis for bit preservation of Danish cultural heritage for the past ten years. This poster will present the capabilities of the framework with respect to how it can support advanced bit preservation on changing software and media technologies. The framework enables use of storage of copies on all types of current and future media, it supports daily bit preservation operations, it enables setup with high access possibilities as well as providing a basis for high operation security at all levels. The poster will also present experience with the use of the as well as how the Royal Danish Library uses it for different levels of bit safety, confidentiality, access and costs.
Translated title of the contributionBitbevaring ved brug af Open Source BITREPOSITORY.ORG Framework: Brug, fordele, robust design principper og forbedringer gennem de sidste ti år
Original languageEnglish
Publication date14 Sept 2022
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 14 Sept 2022
Event18th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects - Technology & Innovation Centre, Glosgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 12 Sept 202216 Sept 2022
Conference number: 18


Conference18th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects
LocationTechnology & Innovation Centre
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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  • bit preservation
  • open source
  • information security
  • independence
  • future proof

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