BitCurator Project

From Bitstreams to Heritage: Putting Digital Forensics into Practice in Collecting Institutions

Christopher A. Lee, Kam Woods, Matthew Kirschenbaum, Alexandra Chassanoff

This paper examines the application of digital forensics methods to materials in collecting institutions – particularly libraries, archives and museums. It discusses motivations, challenges, and emerging strategies for the use of these technologies and workflows. It is a product of the BitCurator project.

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