BitCurator Talking Points Database

Hannah Wang, Nick Connizzo, Nancy McGovern, Kelsey O'Connell, Kari Smith, Suzanne Stasiulatis | BitCuratorEdu Project


The BitCurator Talking Points Database was created to assist information professionals who are trying to advocate for support or resources to install and implement the BitCurator Environment at their institution.

The authors presented a workshop on the BitCurator Talking Points Database at the 2021 BitCuratorEdu Educators’ Summit.

The database can be accessed via Airtable at the link below.

Learning object type

Instructor support

Learning objectives

This learning object might be used in a lesson to satisfy the following learning objectives:

  • Determine the technical requirements and dependencies for installing open-source tools to process born-digital materials.
  • Articulate the relationship between actions taken during acquisition and processing of born-digital materials and their long-term preservation and access.
  • Test and evaluate tools for use in born-digital archiving workflows.
  • Advocate for the use of community-built and -supported open-source tools in digital curation.

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This resource was released by the BitCuratorEdu project and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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The BitCuratorEdu project was an effort (2018-2022) funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to study and advance the adoption of digital forensics tools and methods in libraries and archives through professional education efforts. This project was a partnership between Educopia Institute and the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, along with the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and several Masters-level programs in library and information science.

Cite this resource:
Hannah Wang, Nick Connizzo, Nancy McGovern, Kelsey O'Connell, Kari Smith, Suzanne Stasiulatis. (May 4, 2022). BitCurator Talking Points Database. BitCuratorEdu Project.