Document Type : Original Article


MA in knowledge and information science Department, Allameh Tabataba’i University ,Tehran, Iran


The purpose of the paper was to identify the status of digital resources management in the central library of Allameh Tabatabae’i University based on the open Archival Information System(OAIS) reference Model template .The Methodology and approach was carried out in terms of the nature of the applied and case study method. The director and staff of the Central Library of Allameh Tabatabae’i University were research community. By reviewing the literature and resources available in relation to digital resource management, a six-part log is provided for this research. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics (calculating abundance, frequency and mean) and interpretation. The Findings was designed to determine the significance of the 6 subsystems of the OAIS model. Among them, the "subsystem of acceptance and processing" with 90%, the access subsystem with 81%, the subsystem of management with 70%, archiving storage subsystem "with 71%, data management subsystem with 59% , Maintenance and Maintenance Planning subsystem "with 52% percent respectively, was obtained for the digital resources management of the Central Digital Library of AllamehTabataba'i University.


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