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DROID (Digital Record Object Identification) is an automatic file format identification tool. It is the first in a planned series of tools developed by The National Archives under the umbrella of its PRONOM technical registry service. (Excerpt from this source)

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Metadata related to 'droid' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'droid': 10 (0.6% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'droid' across all Ariadne articles: 44
  • Average number of references to 'droid' per Ariadne article: 4.40
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'droid': 2006-07
  • Trending factor of 'droid': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'droid':

  1. david tarrant (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. steve hitchcock (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. chris awre (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. richard green (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. karen estlund (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

Characterising and Preserving Digital Repositories: File Format Profiles

Steve Hitchcock and David Tarrant show how file format profiles, the starting point for preservation plans and actions, can also be used to reveal the fingerprints of emerging types of institutional repositories.

January 2011, issue66, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 65: Ariadne in Search of Your Views

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 65.

October 2010, issue65, editorial

From Passive to Active Preservation of Electronic Records

Heather Briston and Karen Estlund provide a narrative of the process adopted by the University of Oregon in order to integrate electronic records management into its staff's workflow.

October 2010, issue65, feature article

The Digital Preservation Roadshow 2009-10: The Incomplete Diaries of Optimistic Travellers

William Kilbride and Malcolm Todd report on the Digital Preservation Roadshow - an eleven month tour of the UK and Ireland designed to provide archivists and record managers with practical advice and support in managing digital resources.

January 2010, issue62, event report

The REMAP Project: Steps Towards a Repository-enabled Information Environment

Richard Green and Chris Awre investigate what role a repository can play in enabling and supporting the management and preservation of its own digital content.

April 2009, issue59, feature article

Preserving Local Archival Heritage for Ongoing Accessibility

Frances Boyle, Alexandra Eveleigh and Heather Needham describe the recent digital preservation initiatives in the local authority archives sector.

January 2009, issue58, feature article

OAI-ORE, PRESERV2 and Digital Preservation

Sally Rumsey and Ben O'Steen describe OAI-ORE and how it can contribute to digital preservation activities.

October 2008, issue57, feature article

2nd International DCC Conference 2006: Digital Data Curation in Practice

Alexander Ball and Manjula Patel provide an overview of the second annual conference of the Digital Curation Centre.

January 2007, issue50, event report

A Foundation for Automatic Digital Preservation

Miguel Ferreira, Ana Alice Baptista and Jose Carlos Ramalho propose a Service-Oriented Architecture to help cultural heritage institutions to accomplish automatic digital preservation.

July 2006, issue48, feature article

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 2006, issue48, news and events

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