North Carolina Digital Repository Requirements

This document lays out the requirements of both the State Archives and the State Library of North Carolina for a digital preservation system. The requirements are based on certain use cases specific to the different collections and materials collected, described, and cataloged by the library and the archives. The use cases are followed by a numbered list of core requirements categorized as either “required,” “preferred,” or “optional.” These requirements conform to the North Carolina Digital Preservation Policy and are constructed to comply with ISO 14721 (OAIS Reference Model) and ISO 16363 (Trusted Digital Repository Checklist).