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Note that I'm still working on putting up the registry; it should be up in
a few days. Thank you for the contribution.

Rebecca

On Thu, 9 Feb 2006, Ruth Duerr wrote:

> 1.  Name of the institution or organization implementing PREMIS
> 
> National Snow and Ice Data Center
> 
> 2.  The project name
> 
> We don't actually have a project name, though I supposed if pushed we could invent one!
> 
> 3.  A short description of the project
> 
> The OAIS reference model is one of NSIDC's guiding documents as an archive.  Several
> years ago, we decided to use the OAIS reference model in developing a schema for storing
> preservation information about our science data sets - we already are NASA DIF and FGDC-compliant
> in that regard.  In the meantime, the PREMIS group came out with their schema.  As an
> experiment, since implementation was still ongoing, we chose to make our schema PREMIS 
> compliant. 
> 
> 4.  Projected dates of implementation
> 
> Completion and transfer to operations is expected in April, 2006
> 
> 5.  A URL to the project web site (if available)
> 
> None, this is an internal project
> 
> 6.  A URL to any available documentation or specifications developed for
> the project
> 
> We have an internal website but at this point it is not generally accessible.  The 
> publically accessible NSIDC data catalog can be found at http://nsidc.org/data/search/search.html
> 
> 7.  A list of any tools developed and or used as part of the project
> (e.g. to extract metadata)
> 
> We have developed schema extensions to our central data catalog, along with
> web-based tools for population.
> 
> 8.  Contact name and e-mail address
> 
> R. Duerr ([log in to unmask])
>