Requirements the final repository must accomodate:
\[*Must*\] The repository is able to store/search/deliver both text-centric and Wiki Markup
\[*Want*\] Audio and video objects can be stored/delivered. Wiki Markup \[*Want*\] Arbitrary document types (PowerPoint files, music notation files, etc.) Wiki Markup
can be stored/delivered.
\[*Must*\] All metadata stored in the repository conforms to (or is easily exportable Wiki Markup
to) a widely-recognized standard format.
\[*Want*\] A wide variety of standard metadata formats can be stored, including MARCXML, DC, Wiki Markup
METS, and VRA Core.
\[*Want*\] Metadata about a single object can be transformed into multiple formats. Wiki Markup \[*May want*\] "Exceptions" to metadata transformations can be stored, either as full records in Wiki Markup
an alternate format, or as single fields that override the transformed version.
\[*Must*\] It is possible to add custom fields to existing metadata schemas. Wiki Markup Wiki Markup
- \[*Must*\] It is possible to use completely arbitrary metadata schemas.
\[*Must*\] [Preservation|Preservation Policies] is addressed, preferably in a way that is compatible with [OAIS|http://ssdoo.gsfc.nasa.gov/nost/wwwclassic/documents/pdf/CCSDS650.0B1.pdf], preferably checking file integrity using checksums, and preferably using an automatic connection to HPSS. Wiki Markup \[*High Want*\] The repository system is based on open-source software, so we don't have to depend on someone else to add features we need. Wiki Markup \[*Must*\] The repository is able to manage data at many levels of granularity. Wiki Markup Wiki Markup
- \[*Must*\] Access privileges to materials in the repository can be managed at many levels of granularity.
\[*Must*\] There is a facility for searching across all collections held by the repository. Wiki Markup \[*Must*\] External search systems can be easily connected to the repository, in order to deal with specialized search fields. Wiki Markup \[*Must*\] Metadata about multiple versions of files can be maintained, including master and delivery versions. Wiki Markup \[*Want*\] Repository materials (both media and metadata) can be easily accessed by course management systems, including Oncourse CL. Wiki Markup \[*May Want*\] "Certification" according to the standards described in the [October 2005 RLG DigiNews|http://www.rlg.org/en/page.php?Page_ID=20793] Wiki Markup
- Will we include collection-level information in the repository? This includes things like the web sites that host collections, and the timeline of Cushman's life.