Cultural property preservation

An application profile of the MIDAS Heritage standard intended for delivering metadata to the CARARE service environment about an organisation’s online collections, monument inventory database and digital objects.

CRMdig, for digital preservation, is an extension tailored for the domain of digital preservation. It provides a conceptual framework for documenting and managing the lifecycle of digital objects, ensuring their long-term preservation and accessibility. CRMdig incorporates additional classes and relationships to capture the unique characteristics and requirements of digital preservation, including concepts such as file formats, metadata, migration, authenticity, and provenance. It can be used to model and manage digital collections, establish preservation policies, and implement strategies for the sustainable preservation of digital materials.

A British cultural heritage standard for recording information on buildings, archaeological sites, shipwrecks, parks and gardens, battlefields, areas of interest and artefacts.

Sponsored by the Forum on Information Standards in Heritage, MIDAS Version 1.1 was released in October 2012.