Authenticity Metadata and the IPAM: Progress toward the InterPARES Application Profile

Joseph T. Tennis, Corinne Rogers


The presumption of authenticity of records is predicated on
capturing information about the records' identity and integrity over the course of the
lifecycle. Extant metadata schemas do not capture the totality of this metadata required
by International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems
(InterPARES). This paper presents research to date that addresses this need – the
functional requirements, domain model, and sample properties from the IPAM (InterPARES
Authenticity Metadata) schema.

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