4.1.1 - The repository shall identify the Content Information and the Information Properties that the repository will preserve.
This is necessary in order to make it clear to funders, depositors and users what responsibilities the repository is taking on and what aspects are excluded. It is also a necessary step in defining the information which is needed from the information producers or depositors.
Examples of Ways the Repository can Demonstrate it is Meeting this Requirement
Mission statement; submission agreements/deposit agreements/deeds of gift; workflow and Preservation Policy documents, including written definition of properties as agreed in the deposit agreement/deed of gift; written processing procedures; documentation of properties to be preserved.