|Your data must be of long-term value to the University. There is a Senior Member of the University who will 'sponsor' the project data and vouch for its provenance and value.
||Your data is not of long-term value and/or there is no Senior Member sponsoring it.
|The data must be owned largely or wholly by the University.
||The data is largely or wholly owned by a third party outside the University.
|Data should be structured and organised in a logical and transparent manner on your local machine.
||Data is unstructured and/or disorganised, perhaps spread across many unrelated directories or partitions on your local machine.
|Data should reside on and be managed from one local machine.
||Data resides on a number of machines.
|Data should be managed by only one or two local login accounts.
||Data is managed by a large number of local users.
|The data should be largely static and unchanging.
||The data is constantly being worked on and updated.
|Once archived, access to the archive should be at most occasional i.e. once a week at most.
||There will be regular access to archive for data retrieval.
|There should be a document that describes the data in sufficient detail, which accompanies the data and is to be archived with it. (The document may be a simple text file.)
||There is no such document or resource.