PREMIS (Preservation Metadata, Data Dictionary Maintenance Activity)
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PREMIS Implementation Registry

Statistics New Zealand Data Archive

Activity Name: Statistics New Zealand Data Archive
Organization: Statistics New Zealand
Organization Type: Public agency
Content Type: Audio
Cartographic Material
Datasets - yes
Images - yes
Text-based Materials - yes
Origin of Content (digitized, born digital,
or both):
Born digital
Description: The Statistics New Zealand Data Archive is a central repository for all the important statistical datasets and associated documentation, metadata and publications that Statistics New Zealand produces. It also acts as a safe repository for datasets produced by other government agencies and government funded statistical studies.
Start Date: 2007-12-10
Stakeholder/Audience Statistics New Zealand and approved researchers
Implementation Details:
What repository workflows or functions does your PREMIS Metadata support? The major uses of PREMIS metadata are: checks for the fixity of archived files via checksums ingest process quality assurance verification of provenance and recording of any changes made to datasets recovery from any errors detected in Archive
What PREMIS data module entities are represented in your implementation? Object, Agent, Event, Rights (implemented in a very basic manner)
How is preservation metadata stored in your repository? XML
What ancillary resources and tools do you use to support your PREMIS implementation? Controlled Vocabularies Locally created controlled vocabularies Tools JHOVE, DROID, National Library of New Zealand Metadata Extractor, internally developed toolset Extension Schemas Registries
Is your preservation metadata created internally, imported from external sources, or both? Created internally
Is your preservation metadata used only internally or is it shared with external organizations? Currently only used internally
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