Fedora — flexible, extensible digital object repository architecture — theory and practice has been part of the scholarly record on digital repositories and information management since 1998.
- Lagoze, Carl, Sandy Payette, Edwin Shin, and Chris Wilper, "Fedora: An Architecture for Complex Objects and their Relationships," forthcoming in Journal of Digital Libraries, Special Issue on Complex Objects, Springer 2005.
- draft available at http://www.arxiv.org/abs/cs.DL/0501012
- Staples, Thornton, Ross Wayland and Sandra Payette, "The Fedora Project: An Open-source Digital Object Repository System," D-Lib Magazine, April 2003.
- Payette, Sandra and Thornton Staples, "The Mellon Fedora Project: Digital Library Architecture Meets XML and Web Services," Sixth European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2459. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York (2002) 406-421.
- Payette, Sandra and Carl Lagoze, "Flexible and Extensible Digital Object and Repository Architecture," Second European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, September 21-23, 1998, Springer, 1998, (Lecture notes in computer science; Vol. 1513).
- Payette, Sandra, Christophe Blanchi, Carl Lagoze, and Edward Overly, "Interoperability for Digital Objects and Repositories: The Cornell/CNRI Experiments," D-Lib Magazine, May 1999.
- Payette, Sandra and Carl Lagoze, "Policy-Carrying, Policy-Enforcing Digital Objects," Fourth European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, Portugal, Springer, 2000, (Lecture notes in computer science).
- draft available at http://www.cs.cornell.edu/payette/papers/ecdl2000/pcpe-draft.ps
- Payette, Sandra and Carl Lagoze, "Value Added Surrogates for Distributed Content: Establishing a Virtual Control Zone," D-Lib Magazine, June 2000.
- Staples, Thornton, and Ross Wayland, "Virginia Dons Fedora: A prototype for a digital object repository," D- Lib Magazine, July 2000.
- Dushay, Naomi and Carl Lagoze, "Modeling Decisions for Digital Content," Cornell University Computer Science, Technical Report TR2000-1807, July 2000.