Standards and Tools


  • ISO 16363 “Trusted Repository” compliance
  • OAIS model digital preservation system
  • Three tiers of redundant storage with varying levels of access
  • Periodic audits
  • METS wrapper for metadata
  • Dublin Core metadata

Preservation Metadata

  • Extended Dublin Core recorded in METS file
  • PREMIS recorded in METS file
  • FITS recorded in METS file


  • ArchivesSpace
  • Archivematica
  • Library of Congress Bagger
  • BitCurator forensics
  • Omeka
  • NC DOCKS repository