The USC Digital Repository is a trusted digital repository that provides digitization, preservation, and access solutions for a diverse range of digital artifacts, including research, educational, and cultural heritage material. Amid an explosion of digital content, the Digital Repository offers ways to ensure this new information is preserved and protected. The newer technology gets, the earlier it begins to show age-based damage, and we aim to preserve this important material before it becomes inaccessible.
We offer digitization services for a wide range of media, including film, audio, video, books, paper documents, and photographs. We also catalog, index, and add metadata to make our digital collections easily accessible and searchable, and you can retrieve your files at any time. Our preservation systems have approximately 80 petabytes of data, and each digital file in the repository is diligently monitored to ensure accurate preservation.
One of our most groundbreaking offerings is our Interactive Interviews, which are dynamic opportunities for users to communicate with prerecorded videos of real people by engaging with AI technology. We are additionally proud to offer data management services that help researchers meet new requirements for data preservation, access, and security by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other federal agencies.
The USC Digital Repository is a partnership between the USC Libraries, USC Shoah Foundation, and USC Information Technology Services, and it leverages the strengths of all three organizations to make USC the premier institution for preserving collections of all sizes that are important for research, education, and culture.