PeDALS (Persistent Digital Archives and Library System) and Government Information

The Persistent Digital Archives and Library System (PeDALS) Project is a major U.S.-based digital preservation project, that is of interest to the government information community. A primary objective of the PeDALS Project is to develop a system for preserving digital records of state and local government agencies, including legal records.

The partners in the PeDALS Project include:

Technologies and standards utilized in the project include OAIS, PREMIS, and LOCKSS. The project also utilizes automated business rules — applied by means of a business rules engine — to process digital records.

For more information about PeDALS, please see the project’s Website.

HT Victoria Reich.

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