Laura Alagna

Laura Alagna is the Digital Preservation Librarian at Northwestern University Libraries. She has developed and implemented policies and workflows for managing born-digital content at Northwestern, and currently works on integrating digital preservation into Northwestern’s “next generation” repositories. Laura has an undergraduate degree in history from … Read more →

Kelly Bolding

BCC Executive Council, 2020-2022 Kelly Bolding is currently a Processing Archivist at Princeton University Library, where she has worked since 2013. In addition to arranging and describing manuscript collections, she also works on developing workflows for processing born-digital materials, implementing a digital preservation system, and … Read more →

Amy Berish

BCC Executive Council, 2019-2021 Amy Berish is an archivist at the Rockefeller Archive Center, where she develops workflows for processing legacy digital media as a member of the Processing Team. She also serves as a member of the BitCurator Documentation Working Group to review, test, … Read more →

Lauren Work

BCC President, 2021-2022 BCC Executive Council, 2020-2022 Lauren Work is the Digital Preservation Librarian at the University of Virginia, where she is responsible for the implementation of preservation strategy and systems for university digital resources. She helps to create workflows and strategies for the sustainable … Read more →

Brian Dietz

BCC President, 2020-2021 BCC Executive Council, 2019-2021 Brian Dietz is the Digital Program Librarian for Special Collections at NC State University Libraries, where he manages digital archiving, digitization, web and social media archiving, and preservation workflows. Brian has collaborated with archivists and technologists on a … Read more →

Cal Lee

BCC Executive Council, 2019-2021 Christopher (Cal) Lee is Associate Professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He teaches archival administration; records management; digital curation; understanding information technology for managing digital collections; and digital forensics.  He … Read more →

Jessica Farrell

Jessica Farrell is the Community Facilitator for Software Preservation Network and the BitCurator Consortium and is co-PI for the BitCuratorEdu project. Her roles in past positions outside of Educopia include project manager, digital curator, corporate archivist, processing archivist, and digitization technician. Jess received her MLIS … Read more →

Yale University, Manuscripts and Archives

Martin Gengenbach, Yale University

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Archives

Martin Gengenbach, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, SILS
BitCurator Consortium Documentation

The Sleuth Kit

The Sleuth Kit

The Sleuth Kit® (TSK) is a library and collection of command line tools that allow you to investigate disk images. The core functionality of TSK allows you to analyze volume and file system data. The library can be incorporated into larger digital forensics tools and … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

The Forensics Wiki

Simson Garfinkel

The Forensics Wiki is a Creative Commons-licensed wiki devoted to information about digital forensics.

BitCurator Consortium Case Studies

Salman Rushdie Archive

Erika Farr, Dorothy Waugh, Emory University

In 1988, the Iranian religious leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini proclaimed a fatwa—or death sentence—on author Salman Rushdie for his depiction of Mohammed in his fourth novel, The Satanic Verses. Rushdie subsequently went into hiding, and needed great portability in his writing devices throughout the 10-year … Read more →

Review, Appraisal and Triage of Mail (RATOM)

Cal Lee, Sangeeta Desai

One does not simply keep disk images: ethical, risk tolerance, and sustainabilty issues with forensic disk image retention

Keith Pendergrass

More Floppies, Less Process: the Digital Media Log

Bonnie Gordon
BitCurator Consortium Documentation

Digital Forensics and Archives

BitCurator Consortium

How do you secure and preserve the digital historical record? How do you collect it without changing it? More than 90% of our public and private records—from the news to literary archives, and from scientific discoveries to architectural plans—originate as digital files today. Like any … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

Digital Corpora

Simson Garfinkel is a website of digital corpora for use in computer forensics education research. All of the disk images, memory dumps, and network packet captures available on this website are freely available and may be used without prior authorization or IRB approval. We also have … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

DFXML Library

Simson Garfinkel

Digital Forensics XML (DFXML) is the effort to create an XML schema to allow for easy interoperability between different forensic tools.

BitCurator v.0.8: Viewing, editing, and exporting metadata from image files

BitCurator Consortium
BitCurator Consortium Documentation

BitCurator Quickstart Guide

BitCurator Consortium

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.

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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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