Using Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) for Persistent Identification Metadata

Metadata describes a digital item, providing (if known) such information as creator, publisher, contents, size, relationship to other resources, and more. Metadata may also contain "preservation" components that help us to maintain the integrity of digital files over time.

Title

  • Main Title Using Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) for Persistent Identification

Creator

  • Author: Phillips, Mark Edward
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of North Texas

Contributor

  • Organizer of meeting: Texas Digital Library
    Contributor Type: Organization

Date

  • Creation: 2008-06-05

Language

  • English

Description

  • Physical Description: 20 p.
  • Content Description: This presentation discusses the usefulness of an Archival Resource Key (ARK) and how the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the Digital Projects Unit use ARKs in their system.

Subject

  • Keyword: archival resource keys
  • Keyword: ARKs
  • Keyword: Name Mapping Authority
  • Keyword: persistent URLs
  • Keyword: digital objects

Source

  • Conference: Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL), 2008, Austin, Texas, United States

Collection

  • Name: UNT Scholarly Works
    Code: UNTSW

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc

Resource Type

  • Presentation

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc28359

Degree

  • Academic Department: Digital Projects Unit