Introduction to BitCurator Slide Deck

Cal Lee | BitCuratorEdu Project


This slide deck can be used or adapted to teach an introduction to the BitCurator environment and tools. Topics covered include: archival principles in relation to digital forensics, levels of representation for digital resources and interaction examples, BitCurator tools and workflows, and the BitCurator Consortium.

The slides are available for free download as a PDF or Google Slides, below.

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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.
  • Translate the major archival functions in traditional processing to their equivalent tools and methods in born-digital processing.

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About this resource

This resource was released by the BitCuratorEdu project and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Most resources from the BitCuratorEdu project are intentionally left with basic formatting and without project branding. We encourage educators, practitioners, and students to adapt these materials as much as needed and share them widely.

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:
Cal Lee. (May 13, 2022). Introduction to BitCurator Slide Deck. BitCuratorEdu Project.