Submission Information Package (SIP)

The E-ARK Submission Information Package (SIP) specification describes the pan-European standard for packaging data and metadata for submission. The specification is built on and reuses fully the Common Specification for Information Packages but extends it with aspects relevant to submissions. More explicitly the SIP specification defines straightforward possibilities for extending the initial set of data and metadata with information which is created for the submission, like for example metadata about the agents who have been involved in the creation of the packages.

The target group for this document are records creators, archival institutions and software providers creating or updating their SIP format specifications.

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Latest version 

E-ARK SIP v2.0.4 (June 12, 2020). PDF, HTML

 

Previous versions

E-ARK SIP v2.0.3 (January 8, 2020)

E-ARK SIP v2.0.2 (October 28, 2019)

E-ARK SIP v2.0.1 (September 9, 2019)

E-ARK SIP v2.0.0 (March 15, 2019)

E-ARK SIP v1.4 (February 1, 2017)