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= Community Owned digital Preservation Tool Registry (COPTR) =
 
= Community Owned digital Preservation Tool Registry (COPTR) =
COPTR describes tools useful for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_preservation preserving digital information for the long term]. COPTR is also an initiative to collate the knowledge of the digital preservation community on preservation tools in one place. Instead of organisations [http://wiki.opf-labs.org/display/SPR/Digital+Preservation+Tools 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.
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COPTR describes tools useful for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_preservation long term digital preservation]. It primarily acts as a finding and evaluation tool to help practitioners discover the tools they need to perform particular preservation tasks. COPTR is collating the knowledge of the digital preservation community on preservation tools in one place. Instead of organisations [http://wiki.opf-labs.org/display/SPR/Digital+Preservation+Tools 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 {{PAGESINCATEGORY:Tools}} different tools described in COPTR.
 
There are {{PAGESINCATEGORY:Tools}} different tools described in COPTR.
  
 
=== Browse the COPTR Registry ===
 
=== Browse the COPTR Registry ===
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* [http://www.digipres.org/tools Find the tools you need in the all singing all dancing Tools Grid], which is POWRRd by data from COPTR.
 
* [[:Category:Tools|View all tools]]
 
* [[:Category:Tools|View all tools]]
* [[:Category:Function|View tools by functional category]]
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* [[:Category:Function|View tools by functional category]] or go top down from the [[:Category:Tool Grid|DCC Lifecycle high level functional categories]]
 
* [[:Category:Content_Type|View tools by the type of content they act upon]]
 
* [[:Category:Content_Type|View tools by the type of content they act upon]]
  
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# [[Special:Search|Search for the tool you want]]. Check the full name and the acronym!
 
# [[Special:Search|Search for the tool you want]]. Check the full name and the acronym!
 
# 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 [[Template:Tool/Preload|Tool Page Template]].
 
# 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 [[Template:Tool/Preload|Tool Page Template]].
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=== Community Owned Workflows ===
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* New to COPTR is a sub-site dedicated to sharing tool workflows. Check out and contribute to [[Workflow:Community_Owned_Workflows|Community Owned Workflows (COW) here]].
  
 
===COPTR Partners===
 
===COPTR Partners===
COPTR was created and launched with the support of the [http://www.educopia.org/events/ANADPII Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation] initiative and was populated with data from registries run by the COPTR partner organisations:
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COPTR was created and launched with the support of the [http://www.educopia.org/events/ANADPII Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation] initiative and was initially populated with data from registries run by the COPTR partner organisations:
 
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File:DCClogo.png|[http://www.dcc.ac.uk The Digital Curation Centre (DCC)]
 
File:DCClogo.png|[http://www.dcc.ac.uk The Digital Curation Centre (DCC)]
 
File:DCElogo.gif|[http://digitalcurationexchange.org/ The Digital Curation Exchange (DCE)]
 
File:DCElogo.gif|[http://digitalcurationexchange.org/ The Digital Curation Exchange (DCE)]
 
File:NDSAlogo.jpg|[http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/ndsa/ National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA)]
 
File:NDSAlogo.jpg|[http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/ndsa/ National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA)]
File:OPF.png|[http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/ The Open Planets Foundation (OPF)]
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File:Opf-logo.png|[http://openpreservation.org// The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF)]
 
File:POWRRlogo.jpg|[http://digitalpowrr.niu.edu/ Preserving digital Objects With Restricted Resources project (POWRR)]
 
File:POWRRlogo.jpg|[http://digitalpowrr.niu.edu/ Preserving digital Objects With Restricted Resources project (POWRR)]
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File:DPCLogoSquare.png|[https://dpconline.org/ Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC)]
 
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COPTR is hosted by the [http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/ The Open Planets Foundation (OPF)] and is maintained by you!
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COPTR is part of [http://www.digipres.org/ Digipres Commons], is hosted by [http://openpreservation.org/ The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF)], supported by the [http://dpconline.org/ The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC)], and is maintained by you!
  
 
=== About COPTR ===
 
=== About COPTR ===
 
* [[Why? What? Who? The COPTR FAQ]]
 
* [[Why? What? Who? The COPTR FAQ]]
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* [[Guidelines for contributing to COPTR]]
 
* [[COPTR needs YOU!]]
 
* [[COPTR needs YOU!]]
 
* [[COPTR Roadmap]] - coming soon
 
* [[COPTR Roadmap]] - coming soon
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* [[Sustainability]]
 
* [[Sustainability]]
 
* [[Using the COPTR data feed]]
 
* [[Using the COPTR data feed]]
* [[COPTR to do list]]
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* [[COPTR to do list]] and [[Wish list of tools to add to COPTR]]
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* [[How COPTR Works]] - information on the technical setup of COPTR.
 
* [[Contact, feedback and questions]]
 
* [[Contact, feedback and questions]]
  
 
===Funding and development===
 
===Funding and development===
COPTR was made possible by support from the Jisc funded SPRUCE Project.
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COPTR was made possible by support from the Jisc funded SPRUCE Project and the Institute of Museum and Library Services funded Digital POWRR Project.
 
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File:2013 Jisc Logo RGB72.png|[http://www.jisc.ac.uk/ Jisc]
 
File:2013 Jisc Logo RGB72.png|[http://www.jisc.ac.uk/ Jisc]
 
File:SPRUCElogo.png|[http://wiki.opf-labs.org/display/SPR SPRUCE Project]
 
File:SPRUCElogo.png|[http://wiki.opf-labs.org/display/SPR SPRUCE Project]
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File:POWRRlogo.jpg|[http://digitalpowrr.niu.edu/ Preserving digital Objects With Restricted Resources project (POWRR)]
 
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Latest revision as of 10:49, 21 September 2018

COPTR logo

Community Owned digital Preservation Tool Registry (COPTR)

COPTR describes tools useful for long term digital preservation. It primarily acts as a finding and evaluation tool to help practitioners discover the tools they need to perform particular preservation tasks. 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 434 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.

Community Owned Workflows

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 part of Digipres Commons, is hosted by The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF), supported by the The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC), and is maintained by you!

About COPTR

Funding and development

COPTR was made possible by support from the Jisc funded SPRUCE Project and the Institute of Museum and Library Services funded Digital POWRR Project.

Contributors

Prwheatley (53.0%), Andy Tester (15.1%), Andy Jackson (31.9%)