BitCurator Users Forum 2023

BitCurator Users Forum 2023

The next BitCurator Users Forum is being planned for Spring 2023!

More information on dates and a call for proposals will be distributed later in 2022.

D&T Comm Wins NDSA Award

D&T Comm Wins NDSA Award

D&T Comm Wins NDSA Award

Congratulations to the Documentation and Training Committee for winning an NDSA Excellence Award in Sustainability.

BUF2021 Recordings Available!

BUF2021 Recordings Available!

BUF2021 Recordings Available!

The BCC Program Committee is pleased to announce that the BUF2021 and BitCuratorEdu Educators’ Summit recordings and resources are now available.

Upcoming Events

WARC Preservation Community Discussion with the Digital Preservation Coalition

The BitCurator Consortium and the Digital Preservation Coalition’s Web Archiving & Preservation Working Group are hosting a community discussion on preservation of WARCs (the Web ARChive file format) on June 14 at 12pm ET | 4pm UTC. (See your local time for this event) The … Read more →

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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

BCC Executive Council Elections Candidates 2022

We are thrilled to introduce four BitCurator Consortium Executive Council candidates! The BCC will elect four candidates to serve 2022-2024 terms. Sally DeBauche Bio Sally DeBauche is a Digital Archivist in the Department of Special Collections at Stanford Libraries. She is responsible for acquiring, processing, … Read more →

Register for Upcoming Digital Curation Events for Students and Educators

The BitCuratorEdu Project and the BitCurator Consortium are holding a series of free events for students and educators interested in digital curation and digital archives. The BitCurator Environment is a suite of open source digital forensics and data analysis tools to help librarians and archivists … Read more →

BCC Documentation & Training Committee wins NDSA Excellence Award for Sustainability

Congratulations to the Documentation and Training Committee! Their incredible maintenance work on open documentation and guidance related to the open source BitCurator software and other tools within the BitCurator environment was recognized with one of the first ever Sustainability awards from the NDSA Excellence awards. … Read more →

The University of Toronto and University of Minnesota Libraries Join the BCC

The BitCurator Consortium is happy to welcome the University of Toronto and the University of Minnesota as our newest members! UTL is already using BitCurator in some of their workflows, particularly for processing born-digital institutional records. They have an active role in supporting and using … Read more →

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

BUF2021 Registration Closes October 1st!

Registration is Closing Soon! Registration for the  BitCurator Users Forum 2021 closes October 1st, 2021! We are proud to offer registration for BitCurator Users Forum 2021 at a sliding scale starting at $0. New this year, we have introduced group rates: discounted rates for groups … Read more →

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 →

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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 →

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@myriad_cxns in FL is building a collaborative born-digital preservation and access training program designed to help smaller organizations care for complex born-digital creative works, including AV, illustration, design works and art. #PresAccessFunded

Register for the #BitCuratorEdu Resource Release Webinar on June 21st!

Join the project team to learn about educational resources created over the course of the project, including the BitCurator Guide for Educators:

🗞️ Extra, EXTRA! The latest Educopia newsletter is available, featuring:

🔹Updates from @CitaPress, @The_Maintainers, and the #NextGenLibPub project
🔸Last call for #LPForum22 registration
🔹 New events, publications, and more!

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Student and/or early career professional interested in BitCurator and want to learn more? Join us tomorrow for our Coffee Hour! I can confirm that @ehkopin has made a really awesome slide deck you won't want to miss.

Student and/or early career professional interested in BitCurator and want to learn more? Join us tomorrow for our Coffee Hour! I can confirm that @ehkopin has made a really awesome slide deck you won't want to miss.
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📣Calling all digital-curation-curious students and new professionals!

Register to attend the BCC Students & New Professionals Coffee Hour on April 13, 2022 at 2pm ET:

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