What are the requirements for a trustworthy digital preservation repository?
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What are the requirements for a trustworthy digital preservation repository?
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The de facto standard in the United States is TRAC:  Trustworthy Repositories Audit and CertificationISO 16363:2012 is based on this document.  The three sections of both standards detail requirements for:
  • organizational sustainability, stability and commitment,
  • adherence to the OAIS Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System,
  • technical expertise, technical infrastructure and resource allocation.
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