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  1. Start documenting policy decisions. This page, its siblings, and its children are good starting points.
    1. As we make decisions, determine what documents we should sort the decisions into, and what person/group should manage each document. Many documents will be managed by the Repository Manager on a daily basis, but regularly reviewed by the Repository Preservation Board.
  2. Look over documentation from other preservation repositories. Possibilities include:
    • Harvard
    • California Digital Library
    • Digital Curation Center
    • National Library of Australia
  3. Determine who should be invited to join a "repository policy group"Repository Preservation Board. This group needs broad representation across the libraries and the major users of the repository, but needs to be small enough to make decisions effectively. This group should meet regularly to ensure that policies meet the needs of the repository's users, and ensure that policies are being followed.
  4. As collections are added to the repository, validate whether they meet the current policies. Provide some central way to track this...

RLG "Trusted Digital Repository" checklist

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