The universal archiving module (UAM) is a software created by the National Archives for the preparation and transfer of digital documents extracted from electronic records managements systems. Use of UAM requires the ability of an institution’s ERMS to export documents and their metadata in XML format.
UAM is in accordance with the National Archives’ guideline Archives management requirements for digital records (in Estonian).
UAM enables to automate several routine and resource-demanding activities:
Technical parametres of UAM:
UAM has been attached to EDHS GoPro Case in Tartu City Government and in the Government Office. Relevant procedures are going on in several ministries.
The National Archives recommends institutions to demand from the providers of ERMS connection of the system with UAM in order to be ready to transfer digital documents to the National Archives should the need arise (get acquainted with the transfer regulations here: archival processing of digital documents (in Estonian). It is most recommended to insert the requirement of the connection with UAM to the technical requirements of upcoming procurements of new ERMS-s.
By downloading the universal archiving module, you agree to the following terms and conditions: software and its parts cannot be decompiled, changed and integrated into other systems without a written permit from the National Archives.
Before installing UAM, it is advisable to get acquainted with:
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We are encouraging to try UAM with a help of this short manual and example files: