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Scholars Portal Definition of AIP


1. Archival Information Package (AIP)

  • The information package consisting of the Content Information (CI), Preservation Description Information (PDI), Packaging Information (PI), and Descriptive Information (DI) , that is archived at Scholars Portal.


  • The Content Data Object is generally stored separately from the primary preservation metadata file, which is held in the Marklogic database.
  • Except in cases where the only content data object is an XML document, the The CDO will be stored on a filesystem with a reference to its location contained in the preservation metadata.