E-ARK Resources

E-ARK Project

E-ARK was a multinational big data pilot project that improved the methods and technologies of digital archiving, in order to achieve consistency on a Europe-wide scale.


A consortium working with the European Commission’s Connecting Europe Facility to develop and maintain the eArchiving Building Block.

CEF eArchiving Building Block

The aim of eArchiving is to provide the core specifications, software, training and knowledge to help data creators, software developers and digital archives tackle the challenge of short, medium and long-term data management and reuse in a sustainable, authentic, cost-efficient, manageable and interoperable way.

DLM Forum

The DLM Forum is a vibrant community of public archives and interested parties from across government, commercial, academic and voluntary sectors who are active in information governance, including archives, records, document and information lifecycle management.


The Digital Information LifeCycle Interoperability Standards Board is an international group of experts committed to maintain and sustain maintain a set of interoperability specifications which allow for the transfer, long-term preservation, and reuse of digital information regardless of the origin or type of the information. More specifically, the DILCIS Board maintains specifications initially developed within the E-ARK Project

Knowledge Centre

The Knowledge Centre consist of a set of services that provide a comprehensive but simple and easily understood set of requirements for Information Governance. The requirements are elicited from existing reference documents.

About E-ARK Online

This is the landing page for E-ARK related projects and other activities. A general hub, gathering paths to all things about the E-ARK initiative.