Indiana University started using the BitCurator Environment in 2015 and by 2017 staff had deployed two dedicated workstations in our Born Digital Preservation Lab. The benefits of this approach are no doubt obvious to members of the BitCurator community: in addition to a pre-installed suite … Read more →
Have you ever wanted to customize the BitCurator environment? Thanks to decisions made by the BitCurator developers, modifications can be made quickly and easily using the open source configuration management software Salt. The talk will give an overview of how to make modifications to the … Read more →
One of the challenges of working with digital forensics tools, especially at the command line, is understanding how they are performing. Typically lacking user friendly status indicators and clear error messages, we often find ourselves wondering if these tools are working optimally or at all. … Read more →
In 2016, the Goddard Archives became custodians of approximately 7,000 optical disks that span a decade of Goddard Space Flight Center history, with more than one third of these CDs containing proprietary format image files. These proprietary CDs cover nine years and are high-risk, as … Read more →
The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) is hosting the 2019 BitCurator Users Forum at Yale University on October 24 and 25. The Center presents the second day of the forum in its Lecture Hall. The BitCurator Users Forum brings together representatives from libraries, archives, museums, and related … Read more →
Review, Appraisal and Triage of Mail (RATOM), funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is a joint project of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the State Archives of North Carolina. RATOM is … Read more →
This workshop will be a series of facilitated participatory discussions and activities that will identify answers and then develop community goals that address 3 questions: What are the key current problem areas for the field of digital curation? The facilitator will bring some to discuss … Read more →
The BitCurator QuickStart Guide, designed as a software installation and application manual, provides step-by-step instructions for practitioners to download and run the software tools. As part of the BitCuratorEDU research project, students from the Catholic University’s Library and Information Science Program used the QuickStart Guide … Read more →
This video provides a brief overview of using Bulk Extractor to find potentially sensitive information in the BitCurator Software Environment. BitCurator Software version 2.0.6 is demonstrated in this video.
This video provides a brief overview of using the BitCurator Reporting Tool in the BitCurator Software Environment. BitCurator Software version 2.0.6 is demonstrated in this video. Part 1 of Using the BitCurator Reporting Tool: https://youtu.be/6A4iDWzzEWo
This video provides a brief overview of using pyExifToolGUI to view, edit, and export metadata from image files in the BitCurator Software Environment. BitCurator Software version 2.0.6 is demonstrated in this video.
In the Spring and Fall of 2019, the BitCurator Consortium (BCC) will facilitate a series of online roundtable discussions on topics of interest for born-digital cultural heritage communities. Our first round-table took place on March 22 and explored “The Ethics of Born-Digital Collecting.” We were … Read more →
The RAND Corporate Archives serves as the organization’s corporate memory. The Archives collects, preserves, organizes and provides access to materials that document RAND’s story, people and impact from 1948 to the present. Within the archives is the Willis H. Ware Digital Collection (donated by the … Read more →
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