Preserve, share, and promote your scholarly and creative work.

We provide long-term access and safekeeping for scholarly works, datasets, research materials, records, and audiovisual materials produced by the UNC-Chapel Hill community.
We ensure your work is accessible and searchable on our website and indexed in search engines.
You decide who gets access: we offer a range of access controls including embargoes and granting access to specific groups on campus.

How to start preserving your work

UNC scholars: deposit your Open Access work into the CDR in order to provide long-term access and ensure the preservation of your work. Learn more.

Deposit Open Access Work


In other cases, CDR staff will work with you to deposit your materials and associated descriptive information. Learn how to get started.



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