- The repository shall have a definition of each AIP that is adequate for long-term preservation, enabling the identification and parsing of all the required components within that AIP.


For journal content, SP designed a single class of AIP to be adequate for long-term preservation. SP implements the AIP through a combination of files and databases, linked by uniform identifiers. To support the preservation needs of the repository, the AIP includes a number of components:


Digital Preservation Policy Librarian

Relevant Documents

  1. Definitions of AIP
  2. Metadata Specifications