Emily Sommers

BCC Executive Council, 2023-2025 Co-Treasurer, 2023-2024 Since 2016, Emily Sommers has been the Digital Records Archivist at the University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services (UTARMS), where she oversees the archives’ born-digital holdings and web archives. She was a member of the 2023 BitCurator … Read more →

Shelly Black

BCC Executive Council, 2023-2025 Co-Treasurer, 2023-2024 Shelly Black (she/her) is the Digital Archivist at North Carolina State University Libraries. She is responsible for processing and describing born-digital collections, and developing workflows for their preservation and access. She has contributed to BitCurator documentation and has been … Read more →

Elena Colón-Marrero

BCC Executive Council, 2023-2025 President-Elect, 2023-2024 Elena Colón-Marrero, she/her, is the Archivist for Digital Curation at the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan. At the Bentley, she is responsible for the preservation and access to born-digital materials. Previously she worked as a digital … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

BitCurator Users Google Group

BitCurator Consortium

The BitCurator Users Google Group is where to go for BitCurator user support. Anyone can join! When writing to the BitCurator Users Group with a support question, it’s helpful to also provide your Ubuntu version and BitCurator version (this can be found by typing “bitcurator … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

BitCurator Support Q&A

Tammy Troup, David Cirella, Dianne Dietrich, Andy Foster, Sam Sfirri, Alison Rhonemus, Jess Whyte, and Kam Woods

The BitCurator community support model relies on: you, the community, the BitCurator Users Google Group for user support, and GitHub to track issues that require development Where can I go for BitCurator support? The BitCurator Users Google Group. The BitCurator Environment Wiki, including the QuickStart … Read more →

University of Michigan

Jesse Johnston, Clinical Assistant Professor, BCC Voting Representative Ricky Punzalan, Associate Professor Matt Adair, Archivist for Digital Imaging and Infrastructure Elena Colon-Marrero, Archivist for Digital Curation Steven Gentry, Archivist for Archival Processing Hilary Severyn, Collection Services Librarian

BCC Annual Election Results 2022-2023

Kelly Bolding

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 →

Sally DeBauche

BCC Executive Council, 2022-2024 Sally DeBauche is a Digital Archivist in the Department of Special Collections at Stanford Libraries. She is responsible for acquiring, processing, and describing born digital collection materials, with a particular focus on developing policy and workflows for processing email collections. She … Read more →

Annalise Berdini

BCC Executive Council, 2022-2024 President, 2023-2024 Annalise Berdini is the Digital Archivist for Princeton University Library Special Collections, where she has worked since 2018. She manages the department’s digital curation program, which includes developing and implementing digital archives workflows, selecting and implementing a digital preservation … Read more →

Elizabeth-Anne Johnson

BCC Executive Council, 2022-2024 Elizabeth-Anne Johnson is Electronic Records Archivist at the University of Calgary Archives & Special Collections, where she’s worked since 2019. Prior to this, she was Digital Archivist at the Yukon Archives. An alumna of the University of Manitoba Archival Studies program, … Read more →

Krista Sorenson

BCC Executive Council, 2022-2024 Co-Treasurer, 2023-2024 Krista Sorenson serves as the Electronic Records Archivist for the Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS). In this role she collects, processes, manages, and provides access to the born digital content transferred from Wisconsin’s state agencies. Prior to her start at … Read more →

The University of Calgary Library Joins the BCC

BCC Membership Committee

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 →

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 →

BCC Executive Council Elections Candidates 2022

Jess Farrell

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 →

Nominations Open for 2022-2024 Executive Council Seats

Farrell, BCC Executive Council

Are you excited about digital archival work and want to help sustain and improve this very important community? Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be in the driver’s seat for organizational budgeting or strategic visioning? Join the BitCurator Consortium’s Executive Council to steer … Read more →

University of Calgary Libraries

Elizabeth-Anne Johnson, Electronic Records Archivist Thora Gustafsson, Digital Preservation Technician Marc Stoeckle, Associate Librarian Curtis Frederick, University Records Archivist

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 →

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

BitCurator Users Forum 2021

Open to all! The two-day forum will balance discussion of theory and practice of digital forensics and related digital analysis workflows with hands-on activities for users at all levels of experience with the BitCurator environment, digital forensics methods in general, and other tools for use … Read more →

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

BCC Membership Committee

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 →

University of Toronto Libraries

Steve Marks, Digital Preservation Librarian Emily Sommers, Digital Records Archivist Jess Whyte, Digital Assets Librarian

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