This document provides an outline of the NISV’s various internal and external Designated Communities, as identified and documented in 2013. It offers a general decription of each of the DC’s and presents a comprehensive overview of (technical) demands from the distinct user groups as to 1. Delivery, 2. Software/hardware environment and 3. Metadata. As such, the document serves as a baseline audit for continuous Designated Community polling and development, as part of the Digital Archive ‘s preservation watch mechanisms.