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Community Owned digital Preservation Tool Registry (COPTR)

COPTR describes tools useful for long term digital presesrvation and acts primarily as a finding and evaluation tool to help practitioners find the tools they need to preserve digital data. COPTR is collating the knowledge of the digital preservation community on preservation tools in one place. Instead of organisations competing against each other with their own registries, COPTR is bringing them together. In doing so it's objective is to provide the best resource for practitioners on digital preservation tools.

There are 380 different tools described in COPTR.

Browse the COPTR Registry

How to create a new Tool Entry

  1. Check out these Guidelines for contributing to COPTR.
  2. Search for the tool you want. Check the full name and the acronym!
  3. If you find it, consider adding more detail to the existing entry. If you don't find it, follow the link to create a new entry, which will automatically create a outline entry for your tool based on the Tool Page Template.

COPTR Partners

COPTR was created and launched with the support of the Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation initiative and was initially populated with data from registries run by the COPTR partner organisations:

COPTR is hosted by the The Open Planets Foundation (OPF) and is maintained by you!

About COPTR

Funding and development

COPTR was made possible by support from the Jisc funded SPRUCE Project.

Contributors

Prwheatley (49.9%), Andy Tester (16.1%), Andy Jackson (34.0%)