BCEdu Educators Summit Save the Date

BCEdu Educators Summit Save the Date

BitCuratorEdu Educators’ Summit

Save the date for October 15 and join the BitCuratorEdu team for a virtual symposium following the 2021 BitCurator Users Forum

BUF2021 Call for Proposals

BUF2021 Call for Proposals

2021 BitCurator Users Forum Call for Proposals extended to June 4

BCC Inclusivity Statement Released

BCC Inclusivity Statement Released

BCC Inclusivity Statement Released

The BCC has shared its new Inclusivity Statement and welcomes your feedback.

How We Use It Here

How We Use It Here

“How We Use It Here” Webinar Series

Webinars by, for, and about the BitCurator Community. Sign up to be featured in the HWUIH webinar series!

Roundtable Webinar, Aug 2020

Roundtable Webinar, Aug 2020

Roundtable Recording Now Available

Recording and notes are now available for “practice // values: situating digital forensics tools in archives” roundtable!

Our Members

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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.

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Featured Resources

  • BitCurator Consortium Documentation

    Migrating BitCurator VirtualBox to Hyper-V

    Are you looking for an alternative to VirtualBox VM for BitCurator installation via virtual machine? The Migrating BitCurator VirtualBox VM to Hyper-V documentation provides instructions for installing BitCurator for use with Hyper-V. Hyper-V creates virtual machines on x86-64 systems running Windows. Many thanks to Shelly … Read more →

  • BitCurator Consortium Documentation

    BitCurator Quickstart Guide

    The Quickstart Guide includes detailed instructions to assist you in setting up the BitCurator virtual machine (and/or installing the environment on a dedicated host) and help you get started with common tools in the environment.

  • BitCurator Consortium Documentation

    BitCurator Wiki

    The BitCurator Wiki is the repository for community documentation on the BitCurator environment. It is maintained by the BCC Documentation & Training Committee.


Featured News

2021-2022 BCC Peer Mentorship Program

The BCC Membership Committee is excited to invite you to participate in the BCC Peer Mentorship Program! The goals for this new program are twofold: to orient people to the BCC, encouraging them to build relationships and get involved; and to facilitate professional mentorship around … Read more →

Become a member of the BitCurator Consortium today!

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 →

Great Question! April 2021

The BitCurator Consortium was pleased to facilitate a free, public virtual event called Great Question! on April 23, 2021 from 2-3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (UTC -4). The recording is available below, along with a “transcript” (Airtable database) of the questions raised and answers shared. … Read more →

BitCurator Users Forum. October 12-14, 2021. Virtual Conference. bitly/BUF2021. #BUF21. Image of USB cord

BitCurator Users Forum 2021 – Call for Proposals

The BCC Program Committees invites proposals for the 2021 BitCurator Users Forum, to be held virtually October 12-14, 2021. An international, community-led organization with 35 member institutions, the BCC promotes and supports the application of digital archives tools and practices in libraries, archives, museums, and … Read more →

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Iowa State University Joins the BCC

The BitCurator Consortium is happy to welcome Iowa State University as our newest member! ISU has been working to develop a holistic approach to digital curation, which makes them well-positioned to dive into work with our collaborative community. They are looking forward to having a … Read more →

BCC Launches Recruitment for Software Development Committee

The BCC is excited to announce the call for recruitment for the Software Development Committee, which will provide input and guidance on the development of BitCurator software. Development and/or coding experience is *not* required! This is an outstanding opportunity for anyone interested in learning more … Read more →

BCC Launches Python Study Group Pilot

If you were able to attend the 2020 BitCurator User Forum, you may recall that participants expressed keen interest in the possibility of a study group to support archivists and digital preservation practitioners learning Python. This lively discussion emerged during the session “Jargon of/and pedagogy: … Read more →

BCC Executive Council Shares Inclusivity Statement

The BCC Executive Council is excited to announce the publication of an Inclusivity Statement, which we developed over the past several months in collaboration with BCC Committees and the Community Facilitator. This statement connects BCC’s goal to cultivate an inclusive and welcoming community where a … Read more →

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New Member Benefit! Workflow Assessments

The BCC will be offering small-scale born-digital processing workflow assessments on a limited basis in 2021. This will be a member benefit for new and existing BCC members. These workflow assessments will consist of two one-hour sessions with the consultant, the Community Facilitator, and representatives … Read more →

BCC Releases Updated Code of Conduct

The BCC Code of Conduct Committee has released an updated Code of Conduct and reporting process just in time for the 2020 BitCurator Users Forum. If you are attending the Forum, please read the Code of Conduct prior to joining our virtual space. BCC Members … Read more →

How We Use It Here: Webinars by, for, and about the BitCurator Community

The BCC Membership Committee is excited to announce a new concept for ongoing training and education on digital curation tools and workflows: the How We Use it Here webinar series.

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It’s time to welcome a NEW member to the BCC!

👋A huge @bitconsortium hello to our new members from @upennlib! We can’t wait to explore new directions for growth in the community and #BitCurator together!

Congratulations to the Metadata WG! 🥳
Not only do you have a great acronym for your guide (💙), this work is stellar in its clarity and organization for a broad audience and highly complex topic. It can only get better with community input. https://twitter.com/SoftPresNetwork/status/1412422194190245909

Software Preservation Network @SoftPresNetwork

PUBLICATION RELEASE from SPN Metadata Working Group: The Software Metadata Recommended Format (SMRF) Guide

SMRF aims to provide a framework to describe software types--and we’d love your feedback!

Google Doc open until August 6: https://bit.ly/3qPURwE

#SPN #DigiPres #Metadata

🗞️NOW AVAILABLE: The Educopia Newsletter, featuring:

🔹Updates from the @OAeBU_Project
🔹A new publication from #NextGenLibPub
🔹New membership levels from @metaarchive

Read the full newsletter 👉: https://mailchi.mp/educopia/educopia-newsletter-june21

And subscribe 👉: http://educopia.org/subscribe


The #BitcuratorEdu team, in collaboration with the @bitconsortium, is excited to announce a virtual symposium for students, practitioners, instructors, and #DigitalCuration practitioners following #BUF21!

Learn more: https://bitcuratorconsortium.org/forum/#summit

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