BitCurator Forum 2024 – Slides

Session 7

Karl Blumenthal and Sarah Beth Seymore, Internet Archive

Enhancing Use of Born-Digital Collections Using ARCH Understanding how cultural heritage practitioners can utilize artificial intelligence and machine learning to enhance access to born-digital collections is a massive barrier to exploratory investigation of AI/ML tools and methods. Yet, computational methods, like text mining and data … Read more →

Session 6

Sibyl Schaefer, UC San Diego

Facing Climate Realities: Digital Curation and Climate Change The world is warming at an unprecedented speed and no one is putting on the brakes. A large reason for this is the entanglement of fossil fuel production and our financial systems. This talk will briefly address … Read more →

Session 5

Dana Reijerkerk, Drexel University and Temple University Libraries; kYmberly Keeton, University of North Texas

The Relational Possibilities Data Art Project: Remixing, Decolonizing, and Connecting Digital Community Archives and Data Science This talk explores the relational possibilities between art, data science, generative artificial intelligence, and born-digital materials in cloud-based digital ecosystems by celebrating the creativity of a digital community archive … Read more →

Session 4

Dianne Dietrich, Cornell University Library; Elizabeth-Anne Johnson, University of Calgary; Keith Pendergrass, Harvard Business School; Farrell, Duke University Libraries

Tool Assessment and Selection: The DANNNG Tool Selection Factors in Action While digital archives practitioners often chose between a prescriptive set of software tools for their workflows a decade ago, today’s digital archives tool landscape is radically altered. As our community has grown in number … Read more →

Session 3 – Lightning Talks

Doreen Dixon, Drake University; Keith Pendergrass, Harvard Business School

New Archivist at Work: Developing a Digital Preservation Program Doreen Dixon, Drake University There is always an adjustment period when starting a new job and learning new skills. Managing the learning curve associated with this adjustment period might include activities such as finding support, asking … Read more →

Session 2

Brenna Edwards, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin; Hyeeyoung Kim, Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin; Hannah Wang, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration; David Tenenholtz, The RAND Corporation

Digital Archiving in the BitCurator Era: Perspectives from SILS Alumni The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been participating in the BitCurator Project since its inception and has graduated many digital archivists into the … Read more →

Session 1

St John Karp, Pratt Institute; Brock Stuessi, Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts

The Interconnectedness of All Things St John Karp, Pratt Institute It is in the nature of documents to be interrelated. The traditional finding aid presents documents in a flat or hierarchical structure, but documents’ true nature is a web of interconnected relationships. An archivist working … Read more →

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