- The repository shall have identified and established the duties that it needs to perform.


SP has identified the major duties within its preservation operations, and has organized them into seven operational areas, as described in the SP Roles & Responsibilities document. These operational areas are:

  • Governance
  • Consortial Administration
  • Legal/Rights Management
  • Repository Administration
  • Ingest
  • Data Management
  • Access/Client Services

The SP Roles & Responsibilities document lists these duties and identifies the responsible staff roles.


SP Director

Digital Preservation Policy Librarian

Potential Risks

The primary risk associated with this item is the potential for SP to have not identified important roles within the preservation operations of the organization. Due to the relatively small size of the operation, this risk is minimal.

Relevant Documents

  1. SP Roles & Responsibilities
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