Digital Forensics Paper and Project Assignment

Jane Zhang | BitCuratorEdu Project

Description

This is a paper and project assignment that asks students to review literature and tools of digital forensics’ applications in digital archives, and gain hands-on experience using digital forensics tools to achieve acquisition and management of born-digital archival materials.

The assignment is available for free download as a PDF or Google Doc, below.

Learning object type

Lesson plan/materials

Learning objectives

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

  • Articulate the relationship between actions taken during acquisition and processing of born-digital materials and their long-term preservation and access.
  • Practice using tools in the BitCurator Environment.

About this resource

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.

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Cite this resource:
Jane Zhang. (May 13, 2022). Digital Forensics Paper and Project Assignment. BitCuratorEdu Project.