Schedule Submission Delivery: negotiates a data submission schedule with the producer
Receive Submission: provides the appropriate storage capability or devices to receive a SIP from the producer. The Receive SIP function may represent a legal transfer of custody for the CI in the SIP, and may require that special access controls be placed on the contents
Generate Archival Information Package: transforms one or more SIPs into one or more AIPs that conforms to the internal data model of the archive.
Generate Descriptive Information: extracts Descriptive Information from the AIPs to populate the data management system.
Coordinate Updates: responsible for transferring the AIPs to Archival Storage and the Descriptive Information to Data Management