Certification (Best Practices) Checklist
Does the archive provide an infrastructure independent representation for the data and meta-data?
- Can the collection be migrated forward in time?
- Do you have an infrastructure independent representation for the database itself?
- Mechanisms for handling proprietary formats?
- Will conversion tools exist?
- Do you provide (archive) original software?
- Do you provide alternate representations or formats?
- Are the formats documented or published?