- The object must have a valid DLP Identifier.
- Any media files in the object must adhere to the Filename Requirements for Digital Objects.
- The object must adhere to the Minimum Object Metadata standards.
- Any XML in the object, whether primary data or metadata, must pass XML Validation.
- The object must conform to an existing Content Model, or have a new content model created for it.
- Each collection-level object must have established Collection Policies.
- Each item-level object must belong to a collection. Even if the object is referenced in multiple collections, it will have a single "primary" collection that is referenced by its DLP Identifier.
- The object's owner must intend for the object to be retained for a long time. "Temporary" objects are not allowed, and should be handled by some other means.
Other requirements will differ depending on object typeSome types of objects must meet more stringent requirements:
Minimum requirements for interchange objects