Special Projects

Trusted Digital Repository (TDR)

Scholars Portal's TDR project is the first step in the development of a robust long-term preservation program for all Scholars Portal collections. Working from requirements set out in the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) reference model and the Trustworthy Repositories Audit & Certification (TRAC) checklist, Scholars Portal seeks to create a digital preservation system that can ensure the long-term integrity and usability of the objects in its care.

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Ontario Library Research Cloud (OLRC) project

The Ontario Library Research Cloud (OLRC) project is a collaboration of Ontario’s university libraries to build a high capacity, geographically distributed storage and compute network using proven and scalable open source cloud technologies.  The OLRC will be designed to house large volumes of digital content to allow for cost effective and sustainable long-term preservation and to support data and text mining using innovative research tools.

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