BitCurator Users Forum 2018

BitCurator Consortium Presentations

Session 6 – Lightning Talks

Laura Alagna, Sara Bond, Dianne Dietrich, Cal Lee, Alex Nelson, Keith Pendergrass, Walker Sampson, Tessa Walsh, Lorain Wang, Kam Woods

How reliable are our forensic tools? Working with born digital files requires the use of various tools, and there is an expectation that the software will perform as advertised. The tools do not always work properly, but problems are usually apparent in the form of … Read more →

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Session 8 – Work Work Work Workflows

Brian Dietz, Julia Kim, Jessica Venlet

Communities of Practice: Building a Foundation for Born-Digital Processing When I arrived at UNC Wilson Special Collections Library in 2016, newly hired in a digital archivist role, I found that roles for born-digital processing work were complex and distributed. This led me to start thinking … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Presentations

Session 9 – Nuts and Bolts of Digital Archives

Dianne Dietrich, Susan Malsbury, David Teneholtz

A practical approach to working with proprietary file formats At The New York Public Library, archival collections increasingly contain proprietary file formats related to music and video editing, desktop publishing, and design and drafting software programs. This presentation will discuss approaches the Digital Archives Program … Read more →

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Session 10 – Where Does Digital Forensics Fit in the Digital Curation Workflow

Alex Chassanoff, Sam Meister

This panel will discuss the substantial findings and documentation produced in the first year of the OSSArcFlow project, a collaborative effort of the Educopia Institute, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc. … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Presentations

Session 1 – Nobody Puts Access in the Corner

Elvia Arroyo-Ramírez, Kelly Bolding, Brian Dietz, Shira Peltzman, Jessica Venlet

At the DLF Forum 2017, members of the DLF Born-Digital Access Group held a working lunch and discussed issues related to preparing and providing access to born digital archival materials. Following that meeting, a subset of the group formed to create, as one of its … Read more →

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Session 3 – Journalism and Digital Preservation

Laura Alagna

Several incidents in recent years have demonstrated the necessity of digital preservation in the media: the deletion of the Gothamist, DNAinfo, and LAist sites, and the battle for ownership of Gawker’s content have made it clear that, although journalists and information professionals are in agreement … Read more →

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