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 Strategic Directions 2022-2024 1. Purpose The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) is an independent, community-led membership association which builds a community of organizations that support practitioners responsible for the curation of born-digital materials, especially through the application of free and open-source tools. 2. Vision The BCC … Read more →
Jess Farrell, Katherine Skinner, Hannah Wang
A blog post by the BitCuratorEdu project team about the barriers to teaching digital forensics in LIS and iSchool programs, as well as continuing education settings. About this resource This resource was released by the BitCuratorEdu project and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution … Read more →
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 →
Python Study Group
As Jane Austen once wrote, “It is a truth universally acknowledged that scripting and coding skills have the potential to create efficiencies and improvements in all kinds of digital archives and digital preservation workflows.” Or at least she might have if she were an archivist … Read more →
Looking for a link shared in the chat during a BitCurator Users Forum 2020 session? Follow the link below to see all of the resources shared in the chat over the 4-day Forum.
The Sleuth Kit
The Sleuth Kit® (TSK) is a library and collection of command line tools that allow you to investigate disk images. The core functionality of TSK allows you to analyze volume and file system data. The library can be incorporated into larger digital forensics tools and … Read more →
The Forensics Wiki is a Creative Commons-licensed wiki devoted to information about digital forensics.
How do you secure and preserve the digital historical record? How do you collect it without changing it? More than 90% of our public and private records—from the news to literary archives, and from scientific discoveries to architectural plans—originate as digital files today. Like any … Read more →
DigitalCorpora.org is a website of digital corpora for use in computer forensics education research. All of the disk images, memory dumps, and network packet captures available on this website are freely available and may be used without prior authorization or IRB approval. We also have … Read more →
Digital Forensics XML (DFXML) is the effort to create an XML schema to allow for easy interoperability between different forensic tools.
The Quickstart Guide includes detailed instructions to assist you in setting up the BitCurator virtual machine (and/or installing the environment on a dedicated host) and help you get started with common tools in the environment.
The BitCurator Consortium Bibliography is a living, curated Zotero library of publications and presentations related to digital forensics and its applications in libraries, archives, and museums.
The BitCurator Wiki is the repository for community documentation on the BitCurator environment. It is maintained by the BCC Documentation & Training Committee.