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Planets (Preservation and Long-term Access through Networked Services)

Project Number: 033789
Call Identifier: FP6-2005-IST-5

Planets is a four-year €15 million project co-funded by the European Commission under its Framework Programme 6. The project has developed a set of tools and services that will enable organisations to preserve their digital content for the long-term.

It is being delivered by 16 institutions in Europe which include national libraries, archives and technology and research companies: the British Library, National Library of the Netherlands, Austria and Denmark, State and University Library of Denmark; National Archives of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Switzerland; Universities of Freiburg, Glasgow, Vienna and Cologne and IT research institutes: IBM, Microsoft Research, Austrian Institute of Technology and Tessella Technology & Consulting.

Specifically, the following partners of the Planets consortium were involved in creating the Planets TimeCapsule:

  1. Vienna University of Technology, Dept. of Software Technology and Interactive Systems
  2. Austrian National Library
  3. British Library