Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I deposit my material into the Carolina Digital Repository?
What happens to my material once I deposit into the CDR?
Why is the CDR a better place for my work than my departmental web page?
How long does the deposit process take?
Can I deposit on someone else's behalf (or have my student deposit on my behalf)?
Can I submit a publication created in my class that includes student authors?
Can I create a DOI (digital object identifier) for my work?
How do I review and publish student work for my department's digital collection?
What materials does the CDR accept?
What information can I send to grantors about the digital preservation in the CDR?
Can I set access restrictions?
Can I make changes to my material after it has been deposited into the CDR?
What is the Non-Exclusive Deposit Agreement?
What is Open Access?
Can I remove my work from the CDR?
File Formats and Storage
Does the CDR accept only digital files?
What file formats can I submit to the CDR?
Is there a file size limit for CDR submissions?
How much storage space does each person receive in the CDR?
How much storage does each department receive in the CDR?
How can I request additional storage space?
What types of data can be deposited in the CDR?
Can I include the CDR in my data management plan?
Do you have boilerplate language about the CDR that I could use in my data management plan?
What happens to my deposited data if I leave UNC?
What repositories other than the CDR will accept data?
How do I approve honors theses in the CDR?
How can I restrict access to my honors thesis?