Interoperability for digital repositories: towards a policy and quality framework

  • Giuseppina Vullo
  • Perla Innocenti
  • Seamus Ross
Keywords: OR2010, Interoperability Policy, Library and information sciences, DDC: 020


Interoperability is a property referring to the ability of diverse systems and organisations to work together. Today interoperability is considered a key-step to move from isolated digital repositories towards a common information space that allow users to browse through different resources within a single integrated environment. In this conference we describe the multi-level challenges that digital repositories face towards policy and quality interoperability, presenting the approaches and the interim outcomes of the Policy and Quality Working Groups within the EU-funded project (