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Great Question! April 2021

The BitCurator Consortium is pleased to announce a free, public virtual event called Great Question! on April 23, 2021 from 2-3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (UTC -4). Register to attend. Great Question!, a staple of the BitCurator User Forum, is your chance to ask the … Read more →

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New Member Benefit! Workflow Assessments

Hannah Wang

The BCC will be offering small-scale born-digital processing workflow assessments on a limited basis in 2021. This will be a member benefit for new and existing BCC members. These workflow assessments will consist of two one-hour sessions with the consultant, the Community Facilitator, and representatives … Read more →

BCC Membership Committee Recruitment Philosophy

The BitCurator Consortium values a strong, wide base of member institutions in order to achieve its mission to address the needs of the BCC community, including training, collaboration, research, documentation, and integration. In support of this vision, the Membership Committee aims to recruit new members … Read more →

BCC Releases Updated Code of Conduct

Jess Farrell

The BCC Code of Conduct Committee has released an updated Code of Conduct and reporting process just in time for the 2020 BitCurator Users Forum. If you are attending the Forum, please read the Code of Conduct prior to joining our virtual space. BCC Members … Read more →

BitCurator Users Forum Virtual Conference, October 13-16, 2020

Registration for the BitCurator Users Forum 2020 closes on October 2, 2020!

BitCurator Consortium

We are proud to offer registration for BUF20 at a sliding scale starting at $0.  This year’s Forum features four days of programming. Sessions will be non-concurrent (single-stream) and will run live starting at 11am ET. Each day will include a variety of opportunities for … Read more →

How We Use It Here: Webinars by, for, and about the BitCurator Community

Annalise Berdini

The BCC Membership Committee is excited to announce a new concept for ongoing training and education on digital curation tools and workflows: the How We Use it Here webinar series.

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

The Sleuth Kit

The Sleuth Kit

The Sleuth Kit® (TSK) is a library and collection of command line tools that allow you to investigate disk images. The core functionality of TSK allows you to analyze volume and file system data. The library can be incorporated into larger digital forensics tools and … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

The Forensics Wiki

Simson Garfinkel

The Forensics Wiki is a Creative Commons-licensed wiki devoted to information about digital forensics.

BitCurator Consortium Case Studies

Salman Rushdie Archive

Erika Farr, Dorothy Waugh, Emory University

In 1988, the Iranian religious leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini proclaimed a fatwa—or death sentence—on author Salman Rushdie for his depiction of Mohammed in his fourth novel, The Satanic Verses. Rushdie subsequently went into hiding, and needed great portability in his writing devices throughout the 10-year … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

Digital Forensics and Archives

BitCurator Consortium

How do you secure and preserve the digital historical record? How do you collect it without changing it? More than 90% of our public and private records—from the news to literary archives, and from scientific discoveries to architectural plans—originate as digital files today. Like any … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

Digital Corpora

Simson Garfinkel is a website of digital corpora for use in computer forensics education research. All of the disk images, memory dumps, and network packet captures available on this website are freely available and may be used without prior authorization or IRB approval. We also have … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

DFXML Library

Simson Garfinkel

Digital Forensics XML (DFXML) is the effort to create an XML schema to allow for easy interoperability between different forensic tools.

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

BitCurator Quickstart Guide

BitCurator Consortium

The Quickstart Guide includes detailed instructions to assist you in setting up the BitCurator virtual machine (and/or installing the environment on a dedicated host) and help you get started with common tools in the environment.

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

BitCurator Consortium Bibliography

BItCurator Consortium

The BitCurator Consortium Bibliography is a living, curated Zotero library of publications and presentations related to digital forensics and its applications in libraries, archives, and museums.

BitCurator Consortium Quarterly Newsletter

BitCurator Consortium Newsletter – Summer 2020

BitCurator Consortium

The latest issue of the BCC’s newsletter is now available! It includes: Updates from the BCC President Laura Alagna Program and registration information for the BitCurator Users Forum Official release of the new and improved BitCurator wiki Recording and notes from the July roundtable New … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Documentation

BitCurator Wiki

BitCurator Consortium

The BitCurator Wiki is the repository for community documentation on the BitCurator environment. It is maintained by the BCC Documentation & Training Committee.

You’re Invited: BCC+ERS mixer | Aug. 5th | 5-7pm CT

Jess Farrell

The BitCurator Consortium and the SAA Electronic Records Section invite digital curation practitioners and others who are curious to learn about the community to a mixer in conjunction with Archives*Records 2020. Drop in to talk to BitCurator users other and digital curation practitioners about born-digital … Read more →

BitCurator Consortium Roundtable: practice // values : situating digital forensics tools in archives

BItCurator Consortium

A discussion of different experiences mediating between software tools and born-digital materials and the ethical considerations of this work.

Educopia Institute Releases Recording of OSSArcFlow Webinar

Educopia Institute

Educopia Institute is pleased to announce the release of the OSSArcFlow Resource Release Webinar. Last month, Educopia released the OSSArcFlow Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows. The publication of the Guide marks the culmination of a three-year project (OSSArcFlow) to investigate, synchronize, and model a … Read more →

practice // values: situating digital forensics tools in archives. Featuring Snowden Becker, Monique Lassere, Keith Pendergrass, & Yvonne Ng. July 24, 2020. 2-3:30 pm ET.

Registration Now Open for the July 2020 BCC Roundtable!

BitCurator Consortium

Registration is now open for the July 2020 BCC roundtable: practice // values : situating digital forensics tools in archives. The roundtable will take place on July 24, 2020 from 2:00-3:30pm ET over Zoom. Register here: Registration is required for this event, but it … Read more →

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