E-ARK Content Information Type Specification for Preservation Metadata

This is the content information type specification for preservation metadata based upon the standard Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies (PREMIS) found at The CITS specification has extended and contains the information previously found in CSIP, SIP, AIP and DIP and will be extended with an XML-schema with validation rules following the CITS. The specification itself is only a starting point giving the minimum needed since preservation planning and the implementation of PREMIS will differ in all available solutions.