preservation management information [English]

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InterPARES Definition

n. ~ PaaST (PreservationManagementInformation) · Information used to manage preservation, including structured data and other information about preservation targets, binary encodings, digital components, actors, and preservation actions.

General Notes

Information qualifies as preservation management information only when it has been input to the preservation management system and satisfied quality and other input controls.


  • PaaST (1.0) 2017 (†860 p. 15): PreservationManagementInformation describes both PreservationTargets and PreservationActions. (†2456)
  • PaaST (1.0) 2017 (†860 p. 17): PreservationManagementInformation comprises information needed for adequate appropriate, consistent, and verifiable preservation. It describes PreservationTargets, PreservationActions or both. Some PreservationManagementInformation is used in PreservationActions and, over time, more and more PreservationManagementInformation is generated in PreservationActions. PreservationManagementInformation may also describe Parties. (†2556)
  • PaaST (1.0) 2017 (†860 p. 33): PreservationManagementInformation is an abstract class which has two specializations: PreservationManagementDocument and PreservationManagementData. (†2557)