BitCurator Forum 2024

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 →


Membership Committee

Great Question!, a staple of the BitCurator Forum, is your chance to ask the community anything related to digital archives and curation. Learn more by reading the Participant Guide.

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 →


Membership Committee

Great Question!, a staple of the BitCurator Forum, is your chance to ask the community anything related to digital archives and curation. Learn more by reading the Participant Guide.

Full Schedule Now Online!

Emily Sommers

The BCC Forum Committee is pleased to announce that the 2024 BitCurator Forum (March 19-22) schedule is now online at This year’s Forum features sessions on a number of great topics including: Applying factors to select appropriate digital archives tools How to curate and … Read more →

Registration Open!

Emily Sommers

Registration is open for the 2024 BitCurator Forum! Register via Eventbrite: The full program for the Forum will be released in January 2024, but in the meantime, here is a preview of the session date & times. Registration closes on Friday, March 15, 2024. … Read more →

Call for Proposals: 2024 BitCurator Forum

Emily Sommers

The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) invites proposals for the 2024 BitCurator Forum to be held virtually March 18-22, 2024. See more information on the Call for Proposals page. Submission Deadline: Friday, November 17, 2023

Save the Date: 2024 BitCurator Forum

Emily Sommers | BitCurator Consortium

Mark off the week of March 18-22 for the 2024 BitCurator Forum! This year will feature virtual panels, lightning talks, “Great Questions!,” and other fun activities. A new template for Satellite events will also be announced soon that will expand this year’s Forum through unique … Read more →

BitCurator Forum 2024

The BitCurator Forum brings together representatives of all levels of experience from libraries, archives, museums, and related professions engaged in (or considering) digital archives work. The Forum will balance discussion of theory and practice of digital forensics, curation, and related digital analysis workflows. There will … Read more →

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