OAIS Glossary 2018
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Access is the OAIS Functional Entity that contains the services and functions which make the archival information holdings and related services visible.
Access is assumed to mean continued, ongoing usability of a digital resource, retaining all qualities of authenticity, accuracy and functionality deemed to be essential for the purposes the digital material was created and/or acquired for.
Archival Information Package
An Archival Information Package, commonly referred to as an "AIP," is the form a digital object takes when it is managed in a preservation repository. OAIS defines an AIP as an Information Package, consisting of the digital content and its associated metadata, which is preserved within a Preservation System.
One of the OAIS Functional Entities.
Archival Storage is digital storage that provides the services and functions for the long-term storage, maintenance, checking, and retrieval of digital objects.
The quality of trustworthiness of a record; the assurance that a record is what it purports to be and has demonstrably not been tampered with or otherwise corrupted.