datapack: A Flexible Container to Transport and Manipulate Data and Associated Resources

Provides a flexible container to transport and manipulate complex sets of data. These data may consist of multiple data files and associated meta data and ancillary files. Individual data objects have associated system level meta data, and data files are linked together using the OAI-ORE standard resource map which describes the relationships between the files. The OAI-ORE standard is described at <>. Data packages can be serialized and transported as structured files that have been created following the BagIt specification. The BagIt specification is described at <>.

Version: 1.0.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.1)
Imports: digest, methods, redland, XML, hash, uuid
Suggests: testthat, knitr
Published: 2016-05-20
Author: Matthew B. Jones [aut, cre], Peter Slaughter [aut], Regents of the University of California [cph]
Maintainer: Matthew B. Jones <jones at>
License: Apache License (== 2.0)
Copyright: see file COPYRIGHTS
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: datapack citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: datapack results


Reference manual: datapack.pdf
Vignettes: datapack R Package Overview
Package source: datapack_1.0.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: datapack_1.0.1.tgz, r-oldrel: datapack_1.0.1.tgz
Old sources: datapack archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: dataone


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