The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) is an independent, community-led membership association that serves as the host and center of administrative, user, and community support for the BitCurator environment. Its purpose is to support the curation of born-digital materials through the application of open-source digital forensics tools … Read more →
Your active engagement in the BCC enables you to stay on the forefront of born-digital curation practice and to benefit from the research, documentation, code, and training materials produced by this community.
When you join the BitCurator Consortium (BCC), your membership dollars directly support the ongoing development of the BitCurator software environment and the BitCurator user community.
Additional benefits include:
- Voting rights
- Eligibility to serve on the BCC executive council and committees
- Community engagement and networking
- Dedicated educational offerings
- Prioritization in future enhancement requests
- Service opportunities
- Professional development and training
- Subscription to a dedicated BCC member mailing list
- Special rates for BCC events, including the annual BitCurator Forum
Ways to Participate
Staff at non-member and member institutions can take part in the BitCurator Consortium in many ways. Individuals at member organizations do not need to be the voting representative to participate.
Join the Conversation
|Join the Bitcurator Users Google Group||X||X|
|Participate on our members-only listserv, email@example.com, to discuss how to get the most out of BitCurator.||X|
|Attend our monthly virtual meetings, open to all members, to learn about Consortium initiatives and discuss institution-specific work in a safe space. Look for call-in information on the listserv.||X|
|Explore our workflow and documentation repositories to learn how to leverage BitCurator most effectively.||X||X|
|Watch videos to see demonstrations of other members’ workflows and use cases.||X||X|
|Access members-only workflows, documentation, and videos.||X|
|Attend and present at the BitCurator Forum to meet other practitioners and discuss use cases.||X||X|
|Enjoy discounted registration to the BitCurator Users’ Forum||X|
|Attend members-only training events and webinars.||X|
|Receive a workflow assessment from the BCC Membership Committee.||X|
Shape the Community
|Join a committee and define new initiatives to foster the BitCurator environment and Consortium community.||X||X|
|Contribute local workflows and documentation to our repositories for other members to reference.||X|
|Present on using BitCurator to acquire and process digital collections at local, national, and international conferences.||X||X|
How to Get Involved
At this time, the BitCurator Consortium has three membership options: institution group of institutions volunteer Institutions and groups of institutions enjoy the full scope of BitCurator Consortium benefits and services. Volunteer members are invited to participate in many parts of the community but do not … Read more →
The BitCurator Consortium is seeking volunteers to join us in our development efforts! Anyone, regardless of membership status in the BCC, can contribute to the critical software sustainability needs of the digital archives community. We are looking for developers at all levels of experience who … Read more →
Fees & Agreement
General member dues are $2,000 (US) per institution per year. These fees are established and reviewed by the BCC’s executive council.
The Consortium is currently piloting a group membership model priced at $1,000 per institution per consortium or similar approved group of organizations. To discuss a potential consortial or group membership, contact us.
If you have any questions about membership or wish to join, please contact us.