Implementation of a classification server to support metadata organization for long term preservation systems

Kopácsi, Sándor and Hudak, Rastislav and Ganguly, Raman Implementation of a classification server to support metadata organization for long term preservation systems. Mitteilungen der Vereinigung Österreichischer Bibliothekarinnen & Bibliothekare, 2017, vol. 70, n. 2, pp. 225-243. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

In this paper we describe the implementation of a classification server that helps in metadata organization for a long term reservation system of digital objects. After a short introduction to classifications and knowledge organization, the requirements of the system to be implemented are summarized. Some Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) management tools we have evaluated are briefly presented. These include Skosmos, the solution we have selected for implementation. Skosmos is an open source, web-based SKOS browser based on the Jena Fuseki SPARQL server. We present the main steps of the installation of the applied tools and some potential problems with the classifications used, as well as possible solutions.

German abstract

In diesem Artikel beschreiben wir die Implementierung eines Klassifikationsservers für Metadatenorganisation in einem Langzeitarchivierungssystem für digitale Objekte. Nach einer kurzen Einführung in Klassifikationen und Wissensorganisationen stellen wir die Anforderungen an das zu implementierende System vor. Wir beschreiben sämtliche Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) Management Tools, die wir untersucht haben, darunter auch Skosmos, die Lösung, die wir für die Implementierung gewählt haben. Skosmos ist ein open source, webbasierter SKOS Browser, basierend auf dem Jena Fuseki SPARQL Server. Wir diskutieren einige entscheidende Schritte während der Installation der ausgewählten Tools und präsentieren sowohl die potentiell auftretenden Probleme mit den verwendeten Klassifikationen als auch mögliche Lösungen.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: long term preservation; metadata; classification; SKOS; Skosmos; Jena Fuseki; Langzeitarchivierung; Metadaten; Klassifikation
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IE. Data and metadata structures.
I. Information treatment for information services > IK. Design, development, implementation and maintenance
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JH. Digital preservation.
Depositing user: Austrian E-LIS editors
Date deposited: 31 Oct 2017 22:34
Last modified: 07 May 2019 13:44


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