Experience implementing specifications of a virtualization strategy to take over legacy media artworks Articles uri icon

published in

  • BiD  Journal

publication date

  • June 2023


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  • Goals: To describe a digital preservation model for Media Art creations based on virtualization that is suitable for the digital preservation of the collections covered in the project 'Vocabularies for a network of Media Art archives and collections and their effects: metaliteracy and knowledge tourism', onanced by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. To devise an appropriate digital preservation packaging model to facilitate this strategy. Methodology: State of the art analysis of Media Art projects that have implemented virtualization as a digital preservation strategy. Analysis of the digital preservation needs of Media Art collections. Development and implementation of a virtualization model. Results: Creation of a working model for the application of virtualization in digital preservation tasks of Media Art collections, which includes speciocations for the digital preservation packaging format in accordance with the OAIS standard.


  • computer programs; digital formats; electronic resources; works of art preservation