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The University of Michigan Joins the BCC

BCC Membership Committee

The BitCurator Consortium is happy to welcome the University of Michigan as our newest member! The University of Michigan Library already uses tools included in the BitCurator Environment in their digital curation workflows, while the School of Information is in the process of expanding the … Read more →

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BitCurator Forum 2023: Preliminary Program Now Available

Emily Sommers

The Forum Committee is pleased to announce that the preliminary program is now available for the BitCurator Forum 2023 (March 28-30, 2023). Registration will open in early January. This year will feature virtual panels, workshops, lightning talks, “Great Question!,” and Birds of a Feather sessions.  … Read more →

BitCurator Environment 4.3 is available for download!

Thanks to generous contributors who volunteered their time, a new release of the BitCurator Environment is available for download. BitCurator 4.3.0 includes a node.js installer which can be used to deploy the BCE on Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04, a CLI installer, updated salt states, addition … Read more →

An Update on the Python Study Group Pilot

Python Study Group

Happy World Digital Preservation Day!  Today, the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and the BitCurator Consortium (BCC) are excited to announce the transition of the BCC’s Python Study Groups pilot to a program and a new benefit for DPC and BCC members hosted by the DPC. … Read more →

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Call for Proposals: 2023 BitCurator Forum – Deadline Extended

Emily Sommers

The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) invites proposals for the 2023 BitCurator Forum to be held virtually March 28-30, 2023. See more information on the Call for Proposals page. Submission Deadline: October 22, 2022

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Save the Date: 2023 BitCurator Forum

Emily Sommers

Mark off March 28-30, 2023 for the 2023 BitCurator Forum! This year will feature virtual panels, workshops, lightning talks, “Great Questions!,” Birds of a Feather sessions, and sponsor office hours.  We will also be experimenting with regional hybrid programming. Expect to see the Call For … Read more →

BitCuratorEdu Resources Available

All resources created by the BitCuratorEdu project are now available on the BitCurator Consortium website! The BitCuratorEdu project team has partnered with the BCC Documentation and Training Committee to make these resources available for digital curation educators, students, and practitioners beyond the end of the … Read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Register for Upcoming Digital Curation Events for Students and Educators

BitCuratorEdu Project

The BitCuratorEdu Project and the BitCurator Consortium are holding a series of free events for students and educators interested in digital curation and digital archives. The BitCurator Environment is a suite of open source digital forensics and data analysis tools to help librarians and archivists … Read more →

Interested in Getting Involved? Learn More about the BCC Membership Committee!

Annalise Berdini

History of the Membership Committee In Fall 2018 to Spring 2019 the BCC Membership Working Group, consisting of members of the Executive Council (EC), met regularly to consider fiscal changes to the BCC’s membership structure. They created benchmark documentation to assess member benefits and rates … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Quarterly Newsletter

BitCurator Consortium Newsletter – Autumn 2021

The latest issue of the BCC’s newsletter is now available! It includes: Updates from the BCC President Lauren Work Recordings & resources from the 2021 BitCurator Users Forum Committee recruitment New BCC members Updates from the BitCuratorEdu projects

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 →

Call for Volunteers: BitCurator Consortium Groups

Jess Farrell, Caitlin Perry

The BitCurator Consortium is recruiting volunteers for all groups. Recruitment is open indefinitely. Anyone may express interest by filling out this form. Membership Committee This standing committee oversees work related to maintaining, engaging, and growing the member base. You can read more of the committee … Read more →

Call for Volunteers: BCC Educators Membership Working Group

BitCuratorEdu Project

The BitCurator Consortium and the BitCuratorEdu project are seeking up to 10 volunteers to serve on an Educators Membership Working Group from December 2021 to June 2022. The BitCurator Consortium Educators Membership Working Group will pilot and evaluate the feasibility of a BCC Educators Membership … 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 →

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

BUF2021 Registration Closes October 1st!

BCC Program Committee

Registration is Closing Soon! Registration for the  BitCurator Users Forum 2021 closes October 1st, 2021! We are proud to offer registration for BitCurator Users Forum 2021 at a sliding scale starting at $0. New this year, we have introduced group rates: discounted rates for groups … Read more →

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

BUF2021 Registration is Open!

BCC Program Committee

The BCC Program Committee is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2021 BitCurator Users Forum and Educators’ Summit! Registration Now Open! We are proud to offer registration for BitCurator Users Forum 2021 at a sliding scale starting at $0. New this year, … Read more →

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