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API Summary in Preservica 6.3

In this post I'll give you a summary of what APIs we have in Preservica 6.3, and what new features you might be interested in. If you've been using Preservica for a while and just want to know what changed, you can look for the relevant paragraph at the end of each section, and for more details, you can look at the release notes from the three versions (6.2.1, 6.2.2 and 6.3). If you're new to the Preservica APIs then you can use the whole article as a reference.

Richard Smith
May 19th 2021
Getting Started

Using OPEX and PAX for Ingesting Content

Preservica has developed the concept of an OPEX (Open Preservation Exchange) package, a collection of files and folders with optional metadata, as a way to organise content into an easy to understand format for transfer into or out of a digital preservation system. Although we have created it, we hope suppliers of digital content to be preserved, and other digital preservation systems, will use it due to its simplicity.

Richard Smith
January 28th 2021
Preservica Users

Leveraging the Preservica API for Data Exports

The journey to become a trusted digital repository is a significant endeavour for any organization. As part of LAC’s (Library and Archives Canada) efforts in this regard, over the past two years we have been testing and integrating our workflows with Preservica to support LAC’s management of digital holdings.

Maxime Champagne
November 9th 2020
Preservica Users

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - Preservica APIs in practice

Brian Thomas, Electronic Records Specialist at Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), considers why they started using Preservica APIs, the most common ways these are used and the steps they use to work out new processes.

Brian Thomas
October 14th 2020
Releases

API Versioning in Preservica 6.2

This article explains how we plan to use API versioning to enable you to move between Preservica versions smoothly, while still allowing us to make changes and additions to our APIs, and allowing more flexible clients to receive those updates with no effort.

Richard Smith
September 23rd 2020
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Open API library and latest developments on GitHub

Visit the Preservica GitHub page for our extensive API library, sample code, our latest open developments and more.

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Protecting the world’s digital memory

The world's cultural, economic, social and political memory is at risk. Preservica's mission is to protect it.

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