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This  document  specifies  the  metadata,  the  structure  of the submission  and  dissemination  information packages and their METS profile of the digital preservation service (DP service) of the National Digital Library of Finland. This specification will be  updated yearly if necessary.

Up-to-date specification is available at digitalpreservation.fi.

This is an unofficial translation of the NDL’s metadata requirements and preparing content for digital preservation specification. Should this translation conflict with the Finnish version, the Finnish version will have higher priority.