Procedures

A series of procedures and guidelines for the specifications is required to create and maintain the specifications within the eArchiving Building Block. These include the creation of a specification, the review of a specification, and update of a specification.

 

Guidelines for creating a new Content Information Type Specification

The following procedure considers the creation of a Content Information Type Specification (CITS): Download

 

Open review guidelines for eArchiving Building Block specifications and documentation

The following procedure considers the open review guidelines for eArchiving Building Block specifications and documentation: Download

 

Guidelines for revision of Common Specifications and Content Information Type Specifications

The following procedure considers the Guidelines for revision of Common Specifications and Content Information Type Specifications: Download

 

Figure production for eArchiving Building Block specifications and their guidelines

The following procedure considers figure production for eArchiving Building Block specifications and their guidelines: Download

 

Procedure for vocabulary creation in a Common Specification or Content Information Type Specifications

The following procedure considers vocabulary creation for a Common Specification or Content Information Type Specifications: Download

 

Procedure for the E-ARK CITS Interoperability assessment framework

This procedure defines a set of criteria and corresponding scores to capture how detailed or precise a particular E-ARK Content Information Type Specification (CITS) is regarding interoperability. The main objective is to ensure interoperability between different implementations of the same CITS. The more complete in scope and technically detailed a specification is, the closer it will get to the goal of semantic interoperability between systems, organisations and countries: Download

 

M2.4 Guidelines for eArchiving Building Block specifications and documentation endorsement

This guide describes the process of endorsement of a new Content Information Type Specification (CITS) based upon a pre-existing specification: Download 

 

M2.5 Specification certification

Certification is the procedure by which a third party provides written assurance that a specification or service conforms with specific standards. There is a desire for certification to formalise and legalise the eArchiving specifications. The following document considers the options available to the DILCIS Board regarding the certification of eArchiving specifications and the Boards decision: Download

 

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