About the Repository

The Carolina Digital Repository (CDR) is a digital archives for materials produced by members of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community. The main goal of the CDR is to keep UNC digital scholarly output safe and accessible for as long as needed. It also serves as a repository of historical materials that broadly support the University’s academic mission. More specifically, the CDR aims to acquire UNC digital material and ensure it is accessible, searchable and safe from alteration.

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CDR Supports UNC Open Access

The CDR supports University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Open Access Policy. Faculty are encouraged to deposit scholarly content into the CDR in order to provide long-term access and ensure the preservation of these materials.

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CDR Technical Development and Collaboration
Resources for UNC Library and Archives Staff