MetaArchive: Final Report

One of 8 reports in the series: MetaArchive Cooperative available on this site.

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This report provides summary information about the goals, activities, and results of this project, focusing on January 2008-December 2011. Section One will provide a brief summary of the outcomes of the project work based on the authors' project's performance objectives. Section Two will offer a brief reiteration of the authors' project's original goals and ambitions and an in-depth discussion of the authors' findings and development activities. Section Three will describe plans for the program's continuation and its long-term impact. Section Four will provide a list of the staff who have worked on various aspects of this project during the project ... continued below

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Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Skinner, Katherine; Walters, Tyler & Schultz, Matt March 13, 2012.

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This report provides summary information about the goals, activities, and results of this project, focusing on January 2008-December 2011. Section One will provide a brief summary of the outcomes of the project work based on the authors' project's performance objectives. Section Two will offer a brief reiteration of the authors' project's original goals and ambitions and an in-depth discussion of the authors' findings and development activities. Section Three will describe plans for the program's continuation and its long-term impact. Section Four will provide a list of the staff who have worked on various aspects of this project during the project period.

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Appendix D: LOCKSSBAGGER Tool (Text)

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Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Skinner, Katherine; Walters, Tyler & Schultz, Matt. MetaArchive: Final Report, report, March 13, 2012; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109710/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .