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“Infrastructure for Future Research” Meeting at Swedish National Library in Stockholm

Stockholm, Sweden Organizer Eva Müller, Head of the National Library of Sweden (NLS) Digital Library Department, introduced Thornton Staples, Fedora Commons Director of Community Strategy and Outreach who offered an introduction and update on Fedora Commons during the June 25 “Infrastructure for Future Research” meeting at the National Library of Sweden. Staples joined other presenters who were on hand to showcase ideas and solutions for 90 attendees who represented libraries, museums, archives and government agencies from all over Sweden.

Jérôme Dupont, Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), gave a presentation entitled “Implementing OAIS at BnF with Fedora” about their initiative to expand digital services by establishing a Distributed Archiving and Preservation System (SPAR) based on the Fedora platform. Oskar Grenholm gave a presentation about experiments with a digital deposit system built by the National Library of Sweden (NLS). Other speakers included Magdalena Gram, National Library of Sweden, Stina Degerstedt, National Library of Sweden who gave a presentation entitled “Metadata modelling and metadata creation tool.” A panel session with all of the speakers concluded the meeting.