Project Components

Project Electron consists of a specification and web application to facilitate ongoing transfers of digital records and their associated metadata from organizations to archives, a repository to store digital records and metadata, an API layer to manage system interactions, and integrations with current and future systems which assist in the archival processes of appraisal, acquisition, arrangement, description, access and preservation.

Aurora

A Django web application to support and regularize the ongoing secure transfer of digital records and their metadata to the archives. Explore the Aurora user documentation and find the code in our Aurora GitHub repository.

Microservices

An API gateway and set of microservice applications which support integrations between current and future systems and assist in the archival processes of accessioning, preservation, description, and access.

zodiac

An API gateway and administration interface for Project Electron microservices, managed via a message queue

ursa major

Discovers and stores bags

fornax

Creates Archivematica-compliant Submission Information Packages

libra

Generates reports on files and activities in Fedora

gemini

Stores Archival Information Packages and Dissemination Information Packages in Fedora

aquarius

Transforms and delivers accessions, archival objects and digital objects to ArchivesSpace

pisces

Retrieves and transforms data for discovery