Output – CAIRO: Cairo Use Cases

Title: Cairo use cases: a survey of user scenarios applicable to the Cairo ingest tool

Pages: all
Date Released: 21 May 2007

Summary of contents:
The CAIRO “project will develop a tool for ingesting complex collections of born-digital materials, with basic descriptive, preservation and relationship metadata, into a preservation repository.” The tool is designed to aggregate and interface with other tools and so reduce the computing skills overhead on archivists awnting to create AIPs. p3
“This document outlines a set of [55] use cases describing the different interactions users of the Cairo tool have with that tool. The use cases also describe the behaviour of the tool in response to those user interactions.”p5

URI for Output: http://cairo.paradigm.ac.uk/projectdocs/cairo_project_use_cases_pv1.pdf

Comments:
This document provides a selection of use cases that have shaped the developed of an ingest tool. As such they inform not only this tools but software/service development more generally and institutional preservation planning.

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