The Oxford Common File Layout

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The Oxford Common File Layout (OCFL) specification describes an application-independent approach to the storage of digital information in a structured, transparent, and predictable manner. It is designed to promote long-term object management best practices within digital repositories.  This presentation was given at under the topic of Preservation Tools, Techniques and Policies for the Research Data Alliance Preserving Scientific Annotation Working Group on April 4, 2017. 
 

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Neil Jefferies
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
University of Oxford Bodleian Libraries
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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International - CC BY 4.0
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No fee
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Jefferies, Neil. (2019, April). The Oxford Common File Layout. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2642296
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
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Data backup
Data management
Data preservation
Data storage
Published / Broadcast: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019
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10.5281/zenodo.2642296
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DOI
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Research Data Alliance (RDA)
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Contact Person(s): 
Neil Jefferies
Contact Organization(s): 
University of Oxford Bodleian Libraries
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Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management.
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Data manager
Data professional
Mid-career research scientist
Repository manager
Research faculty
Research scientist
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Up to 1 hour