|•From the vision statement we move to implementation
models – how to translate the vision into reality. The Open Archival Information System
reference model was developed by a group affiliated with Space Data Systems
and other groups – adopted as an ISO standard 14721 in 2003. It is domain neutral w/ characteristics
broadly applicable to the mgmt of any info over time.
|•Exploring alternatives and tradeoffs for such a system,
the ERA AoA IPT recommended that ERA be an integrated system that provides
OAIS foundation services, such as ingestion of electronic records; storage of
electronic records for as long as needed; data management; and the ability to
provide access to the records from anywhere on demand.