Definition of SIP

Definition of SIP

Submission Information Package (SIP)

  • The information package that is delivered to York University Digital Library for use in the construction of one or more AIPs.
  • The format of the SIP may vary from submitter to submitter, based on the submitters willingness and ability to provide the content and metadata in a specific format.
  • For a given Content Type, any requirements or restrictions on the type of content that can be contained in the SIP will be described in that Content Type's Preservation Action Plan.


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