The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) is an independent, community-led membership association. The purpose of the BitCurator Consortium is to build a community of organizations that support practitioners responsible for the curation of born-digital materials, especially through the application of free and open-source tools.
Our organizational vision is to address the articulated needs of the BCC community—training, collaboration, research, software development, documentation, integration, code—while advocating for the expansion of digital forensics practice worldwide.
The BitCurator Forum brings together representatives of all levels of experience from libraries, archives, museums, and related professions engaged in (or considering) digital archives work. The Forum will balance discussion of theory and practice of digital forensics, curation, and related digital analysis workflows. There will … Read more →
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Membership is open to libraries, archives, museums, and other institutions worldwide that seek a collaborative community within which they may explore and apply forensics approaches and solutions to their digital collections.
Documentation for the BitCurator environment is available on our wiki. Join the BitCurator Users Google Group to get and offer help implementing tools for your workflows.
BitCurator Users Google Group
The BitCurator Users Google Group is where to go for BitCurator user support. Anyone can join! When writing to the BitCurator Users Group with a support question, it’s helpful to also provide your Ubuntu version and BitCurator version (this can be found by typing “bitcurator … Read more →
BitCurator Support Q&A
The BitCurator community support model relies on: you, the community, the BitCurator Users Google Group for user support, and GitHub to track issues that require development Where can I go for BitCurator support? The BitCurator Users Google Group. The BitCurator Environment Wiki, including the QuickStart … Read more →
The BitCurator Wiki is the repository for community documentation on the BitCurator environment. It is maintained by the BCC Documentation & Training Committee.
The BitCurator Consortium is happy to welcome the New Jersey State Archives as our newest member! The New Jersey State Archives already uses BitCurator, and are in the process of establishing a good workflow to connect to their Preservica repository. We’re so excited to hear … Read more →
The BitCurator Consortium is happy to welcome the University of Michigan as our newest member! The University of Michigan Library already uses tools included in the BitCurator Environment in their digital curation workflows, while the School of Information is in the process of expanding the … Read more →
Thanks to generous contributors who volunteered their time, a new release of the BitCurator Environment is available for download. BitCurator 4.3.0 includes a node.js installer which can be used to deploy the BCE on Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04, a CLI installer, updated salt states, addition … Read more →
Happy World Digital Preservation Day! Today, the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and the BitCurator Consortium (BCC) are excited to announce the transition of the BCC’s Python Study Groups pilot to a program and a new benefit for DPC and BCC members hosted by the DPC. … Read more →
All resources created by the BitCuratorEdu project are now available on the BitCurator Consortium website! The BitCuratorEdu project team has partnered with the BCC Documentation and Training Committee to make these resources available for digital curation educators, students, and practitioners beyond the end of the … Read more →
The votes are in from the BitCurator Consortium’s 2022-2023 annual election! Charter Amendments All proposed charter amendments were unanimously approved. Please see our updated charter here: https://bitcuratorconsortium.org/bitcurator-consortium-charter/ Executive Council Welcome to our newest Executive Council members, Annalise Berdini from Princeton University Library, Sally DeBauche from Stanford Libraries, Elizabeth-Anne Johnson from the … Read more →
The BitCurator Consortium is happy to welcome the University of Calgary as our newest member! UCalgary Library is already using BitCurator and they are embarking on a project to develop more robust digital preservation workflows. We’re so excited to hear more about the process and … Read more →
The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) invites you to explore membership as an opportunity to engage with a growing group of dedicated, community-minded digital archives professionals! Initially founded in 2014 to build a strong community of practice for the Andrew W. Mellon-funded BitCurator projects, the BCC has … Read more →
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