D2.2 Report: BlogForever Data Model

Stepanyan, K., Joy, M., Cristea, A., Kim, Y. , Pinsent, E. and Kopidaki, S. (2011) D2.2 Report: BlogForever Data Model. Project Report. BlogForever.

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This report outlines the development of a data model to support the preservation, management and dissemination of blogs. It outlines the literature and relevant approaches to data modelling and proceeds to describe the inquiries that informed the development of the proposed data model. The report identifies the data structures considered necessary for preserving blogs by revisiting the earlier inquiry summarised in the BlogForever Report, Deliverable 2.1 [1]. The report includes an inquiry into [a] the existing conceptual models of blogs, [b] the data models of Open Source blogging systems, and [c] data types identified from an empirical study of web feeds. The results, the report progresses to propose a data model intended to enable preservation of blogs and their individual components. Following internal consultation exercises from blog service providers and preservation experts, the proposed data model may require further refinement in accordance with the anticipated development of preservation policies (WP3), data extraction methodologies (WP2) and user requirements for platform BlogForever specification (WP4). Finally, the report positions and discusses the proposed data model alongside the Invenio software suite by highlighting the anticipated data flow and suggesting directions for their integration.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kim, Dr Yunhyong
Authors: Stepanyan, K., Joy, M., Cristea, A., Kim, Y., Pinsent, E., and Kopidaki, S.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Information Studies

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
559231BlogForeverSeamus RossEuropean Commission (EC)BlogForeverHU - INFORMATION STUDIES