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Term: Object (PREMIS term)

Definition:
A discrete unit of information in digital form. From Introduction and Supporting Materials from PREMIS Data Dictionary, p. 6. The associated footnote adds: " . . . differs from the definition of digital object commonly used in the digital library community, which holds a digital object to be a combination of identifier, metadata, and data."
Category:
General
Resource:
Introduction and Supporting Materials from PREMIS Data Dictionary
http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/v2/premis-report-2-1.pdf
See also:
File format; Digital file