Antonio Calanducci et al.: Digital libraries on the Grid to preserve cultural heritage

Project description

Author digitised: De Roberto.

High resolution scans into multipage works; 2 TB, 8000 pp. Embedded metadata: physical features and some semantics, added in Adobe XMP.

Intended easy navigation, constant availability, long-term preservation (LOCKSS)

Storage element is pool of hard disks; file catalogue is virtual file system across storage systems. Metadata organised by collection.

gLibrary project allows digital library to be stored and accessed through Grid. Filtering browsing, like iTunes.

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