PDF files from the Archaeology Data Service's grey literature library collection

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PDF files from the Archaeology Data Service's grey literature library collection

Description
A collection of 3000+ PDF and PDF/A files. The files are excavation reports from the Grey Literature library from the Archaeology Data Service. http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/greylit/ The collection brought is a selection of original PDFs (of all versions) and the PDF/As created from them. The whole collection contains over 20000 files.

Licensing
Covered by the Archaeology Data Service's Terms and conditions of use. available at http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/advice/termsOfUseAndAccess

Owner
The collection has multiple creators/owners but is hosted by Archaeology Data Service

Dataset Location
http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/greylit/

Sample files here.

Dataset Champion

Jo Gilham

Issues brainstorm

  • Batch conversion of PDF to PDF/A
  • Batch validation of PDF/A files created
  • Defining errors in validation/conversion which are actively a problem for long term preservation.

List of Issues
PDFA Validation tools give different results

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