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