Critical Processes and OAIS Manadatory Responsibilities

1. Introduction

2. OAIS 3.1: “Negotiate for and accept appropriate information from information Producers.”

3. OAIS 3.1: “Obtain sufficient control of the information provided to the level needed to ensure Long-Term Preservation.”

4. OAIS 3.1: “Determine, either by itself or in conjunction with other parties, which communities should become the Designated Community and, therefore, should be able to understand the information provided.”

5. OAIS 3.1: “Ensure that the information to be preserved is Independently Understandable to the Designated Community. In other words, the community should be able to understand the information without needing the assistance of the experts who produced the information.”

6. OAIS 3.1: “Follow documented policies and procedures which ensure that the information is preserved against all reasonable contingencies, and which enable the information to be disseminated as authenticated copies of the original, or as traceable to the original.”

7. OAIS 3.1: “Make the preserved information available to the Designated Community.”

8. References

1. Consultative Committee on Space Data Systems. Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS) – Recommended Practice – CCSDS 650.0-B-1. January 2002. accessed 21 September 2011. Section 3.1.

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