Preserv Project - Preservation Eprints Services

Preserv (now Preserv 2, since it is in its second phase of funding) is a JISC project investigating and developing infrastructural digital preservation services for institutional repositories. Project partners are Southampton University, The National Archives, The British Library and Oxford University.

NOTE: This project ended in 2009.


An ingest service based on the OAIS reference model for institutional archives built using EPrints software. Allows the collection and dissemination of preservation-oriented metadata to supplement the current bibliographic information. Links EPrints to PRONOM software for identification and verification of file formats.