عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of this study was handling of digitized old Persian periodicals based on METS according to experts’ opinion. The study was practical in terms of purpose and descriptive method used for analyzing the data. Data collection was conducted through a survey. The population of study consisted of 26 experts in the field of digital preservation. For validity of tool expert's opinions in the field of digital preservation is used and to evaluate the reliability two methods of bisection and Cronbach's alpha test are used. The results showed METS is suitable standard for handling of digitization of old Persian periodicals and its attributes applicable for preservsetion, transformation and management of these valuable resourses.The results of this research would help to handle digitized old Persian periodicals content and leading to the creation of a national profile for digitized old Persian periodicals in Iran.