BitcuratorEdu Educators' Summit

BitCurator Advocacy Workshop

1:00-2:00pm Pacific / 4:00-5:00pm Eastern Nick Connizzo, Independent Archivist; Nancy McGovern, MIT; Kelsey O’Connell, Northwestern University; Kari Smith, MIT; Hannah Wang, BitCuratorEdu Project A workshop on creating an advocacy plan for installing and implementing BitCurator at your school or institution, based on the BitCurator advocacy … Read more →

BitcuratorEdu Educators' Summit

Building an Anti-Racist Digital Curation Curriculum

11:30am-12:30pm Pacific / 2:30-3:30pm Eastern Jessica Farrell, BitCuratorEdu Project; Grace Muñoz, UCLA; Ricky Punzalan, University of Michigan iSchool; Hannah Wang, BitCuratorEdu Project Recent events such as the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on minoritized communities, ongoing police brutality and anti-Black violence, and the increasing number of … Read more →

BitcuratorEdu Educators' Summit

Getting Started: Independent Learning with Digital Forensics Tools

10:15-11:15am Pacific / 1:15-2:15pm Eastern Amy Berish, Rockefeller Archive Center; Jerman Brenning, Mid Sweden University; Alison Rhonemus, New York Public Library; Tessa Walsh, Artefactual  A panel discussion on independent learning with BitCurator, including some technical aspects of how to get started and transitioning from being … Read more →

BitcuratorEdu Educators' Summit

Digital Preservation & Curation Training Roundtable

9:00-10:00am Pacific / 12:00-1:00pm Eastern Jessica Farrell, BitCurator Consortium; Sharon McMeekin, Digital Preservation Coalition; Lauren Sorensen, Digital Preservation Outreach & Education Network; Hannah Wang, BitCuratorEdu Project A panel discussion on recent studies and efforts in continuing education to provide training in digital preservation and curation … Read more →

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Session 3: BitCurator

8:15 am – 9:20am Pacific / 11:15 am – 12:20pm Eastern Leveling Up on Preservation: Using BitCurator Reports to Better Preserve State Archives Materials Jamie Patrick-Burns, State Archives of North Carolina In 2020 the State Archives of NC (SANC) adopted a “levels of preservation” document … Read more →

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Workshop 3: Legal & Ethical Due Diligence for Providing Access to Born-Digital Collections

1:15pm – 2:15pm Pacific / 4:15pm – 5:15pm Eastern Legal & Ethical Due Diligence for Providing Access to Born-Digital Collections Kate Dundon, University of California Santa Cruz; Jessika Drmacich, Williams College In February 2020, the DLF Born-Digital Access Working Group (BDAWG) identified a need for … Read more →

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Session 6: Tools/Demos Showcase

12:00pm – 1:00pm Pacific / 3:00pm – 4:00pm Eastern What Would You QEMU? Ethan Gates, Yale University Library QEMU (Quick EMUlator) is a powerful open-source program for emulation and virtual machine management. In this lightning talk, I will discuss its potential application in digital archive … Read more →

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Session 5: Access and Discoverability

9:15am-10:00am Pacific / 12:15pm-1:00pm Eastern Virtual Reading Rooms: Remote Access in Ethical and Responsible Ways Shelly Black, North Carolina State University; Annalise Berdini, Princeton University; Greg Cram, The New York Public Library Virtual reading rooms provide remote, mediated access to digitized and born-digital archival materials … Read more →

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Session 1: Remote Workflows

8:30 am – 9:35am Pacific / 11:30 am-12:35pm Eastern DARTing to the Future: Remote File Transfers During the COVID-19 Pandemic Christina Velazquez Fidler, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley; Andrew Diamond, APTrust During the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, The Bancroft Library explored how … Read more →

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Workshop 2: Intro to Digital Forensics/BitCurator

12:45pm – 2:15pm Pacific / 3:45pm – 5:15pm Eastern Intro to Digital Forensics/BitCurator Amy Berish, Rockefeller Archive Center; David Cirella, Yale University; Satya Miller, University of Ottawa; Katie Martin, Rockefeller Archive Center; Hannah Wang, Educopia Institute In the past, the “Intro to Digital Forensics” class … Read more →

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Session 4: Troubleshooting

9:30am – 10:30am Pacific / 12:30pm – 1:30pm Eastern Restart It Again: Troubleshooting in Context Nick Krabbenhoeft, Ben Turkus, and Alison Rhonemus, New York Public Library; Caroline Gil Rodríguez Troubleshooting isn’t something that should be approached haphazardly. And unfortunately, there is little available training in … Read more →

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Workshop 1: Fostering Meaningful Student Worker Experience

1:00pm-2:30pm Pacific / 4:00-5:30pm Eastern Fostering Meaningful Student Worker Experience Jessica Venlet, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries Libraries, Wilson Special Collections; Clare Carlson, Lindahl Reed Inc. Staffing for digital preservation is a known challenge and many of us who manage digital archives … Read more →

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Session 2: Iteration and Scalability

10:30am – 11:30am Pacific / 1:30pm – 2:30pm Eastern To Disk Image, Or Not to Disk Image?: Identifying Potential Factors for Disk Imaging in Digital Archival Workflows Elise Tanner, UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture; Dianne Dietrich, Cornell University Library; Lara Friedman-Shedlov, … 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 →

Great Question! April 2021

BCC Membership Committee

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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