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

University of Minnesota Libraries

Lara Friedman-Shedlov, Digital Records Archivist Carol Kussmann, Digital Preservation Analyst

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BitCurator Users Forum 2021 – Preliminary Program Now Available

Margo Padilla, Lourdes Johnson

The Program Committee is pleased to announce that the preliminary program is now available for the BitCurator Users Forum 2021. The Forum will be held virtually October 12-14, 2021. Each day will include workshops, lightning talks, and themed sessions on starting from scratch, iteration and … Read more →

Alice Prael

Alice Prael

BCC President-Elect, 2021-2022 BCC Executive Council, 2021-2023 Alice Prael is the Digital Archivist for Yale Special Collections at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, where she manages a centralized digital accessioning service that provides support for accessioning born digital materials from across the special … Read more →

George Apodaca

BCC Treasurer, 2021-2022 BCC Executive Council, 2021-2023 George Apodaca is currently the Digital Archivist/Digital Asset Manager at the Archives of American Art — a research unit embedded within the Smithsonian Institution — where he was worked since 2018. In addition to managing the Archives of … Read more →

Joe Carrano

BCC Executive Council, 2021-2023 Joe Carrano is a Digital Archivist in the Department of Distinctive Collections at MIT Libraries where he develops and partakes in workflows to process born-digital material, preserve, and provide access to digital content. He was formerly a National Digital Stewardship Resident … Read more →

University of Pennsylvania Libraries

University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Rachel Appel, Digital Preservation Librarian Allison Olsen, Digital Archivist Sam Sfirri, Archivist Sarah Oswald, Archivist

BCC Executive Council Election Results 2021-2022

Jess Farrell

The votes are in from the BitCurator Consortium 2021-2022 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, George Apodaca Collett from the Smithsonian Institution Archives of … Read more →

BCC Executive Council Elections Candidates 2021

Jess Farrell

We are thrilled to introduce three BitCurator Consortium Executive Council candidates! In May 2021, the BCC will elect three candidates to serve 2021-2023 terms. George Apodaca Bio George Apodaca is currently the Digital Archivist/Digital Asset Manager at the Archives of American Art — a research … Read more →

Become a member of the BitCurator Consortium today!

BCC Membership Committee

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 →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

Migrating BitCurator VirtualBox to Hyper-V

Shelly Black and BCC Documentation & Training Committee

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 →

BCC Launches Recruitment for Software Development Committee

Jess Farrell

The BCC is excited to announce the call for recruitment for the Software Development Committee, which will provide input and guidance on the development of BitCurator software. Development and/or coding experience is *not* required! This is an outstanding opportunity for anyone interested in learning more … Read more →

BCC Launches Python Study Group Pilot

Python Study Group

If you were able to attend the 2020 BitCurator User Forum, you may recall that participants expressed keen interest in the possibility of a study group to support archivists and digital preservation practitioners learning Python. This lively discussion emerged during the session “Jargon of/and pedagogy: … 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 →

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Iowa State University

Tammy Troup, Digital Preservation Librarian Kathy A. Parsons, Head, Preservation and Stacks Management Kahlee Leingang, Processing Archivist Daniel Hartwig, Head of Special Collections and University Archives

Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Joins the BCC

The BitCurator Consortium is happy to welcome several new members from the Smithsonian Institution! The Smithsonian Libraries and Archives joined us as members in 2018 and we are now pleased to welcome additional members from the Archive of American Art, the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture … Read more →

Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez

BCC Executive Council, 2020-2022 Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez is the Assistant University Archivist at UC Irvine where she is responsible for preserving the campus history. She oversees large digitization projects and investigates new workflows for the preservation and access of born-digital materials. She is a contributor to … Read more →

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New Member Benefit! Workflow Assessments

Hannah Wang

The BCC will be offering small-scale born-digital processing workflow assessments on a limited basis in 2021. This will be a member benefit for new and existing BCC members. These workflow assessments will consist of two one-hour sessions with the consultant, the Community Facilitator, and representatives … Read more →

BCC Membership Committee Recruitment Philosophy

The BitCurator Consortium values a strong, wide base of member institutions in order to achieve its mission to address the needs of the BCC community, including training, collaboration, research, documentation, and integration. In support of this vision, the Membership Committee aims to recruit new members … Read more →

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