Educators

BitCurator Consortium Presentations

Great Question!

Membership & Program Committee

Open session where people can ask questions to the entire audience anonymously. Anything goes! These could be questions related to workflows, policies, things you are struggling with, something you’d like some community advice or guidance about.

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Session 2: Iteration and Scalability

Elise Tanner, UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture; Dianne Dietrich, Cornell University Library; Lara Friedman-Shedlov, University of Minnesota; Alex Nelson, US National Institute of Standards and Technology; Sheridan Sayles, Seton Hall University; Satya Miller, University of Ottawa; Brad San Martin, Apollo Theater

To Disk Image, Or Not to Disk Image?: Identifying Potential Factors for Disk Imaging in Digital Archival Workflows Elise Tanner, UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture; Dianne Dietrich, Cornell University Library; Lara Friedman-Shedlov, University of Minnesota; Alex Nelson, US National Institute of … Read more →

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Session 3: BitCurator

Jamie Patrick-Burns, State Archives of North Carolina; John Richan and Sarah Lake, Concordia University; Grace Muñoz, UCLA

Leveling Up on Preservation: Using BitCurator Reports to Better Preserve State Archives Materials Jamie Patrick-Burns, State Archives of North Carolina In 2020 the State Archives of NC (SANC) adopted a “levels of preservation” document to standardize preservation actions for electronic records. These actions include generating … Read more →

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Session 4: Troubleshooting

Nick Krabbenhoeft, Ben Turkus, and Alison Rhonemus, New York Public Library; Caroline Gil Rodríguez

Restart It Again: Troubleshooting in Context Nick Krabbenhoeft, Ben Turkus, and Alison Rhonemus, New York Public Library; Caroline Gil Rodríguez Troubleshooting isn’t something that should be approached haphazardly. And unfortunately, there is little available training in how to bring systematic thinking to solving problems in … Read more →

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Session 5: Access and Discoverability

Shelly Black, North Carolina State University; Annalise Berdini, Princeton University; Greg Cram, The New York Public Library; Satya Miller, University of Ottawa

Virtual Reading Rooms: Remote Access in Ethical and Responsible Ways Shelly Black, North Carolina State University; Annalise Berdini, Princeton University; Greg Cram, The New York Public Library Virtual reading rooms provide remote, mediated access to digitized and born-digital archival materials held by cultural heritage institutions. … Read more →

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Session 6: Tools and Demos Showcase

Ethan Gates, Yale University Library; Sally DeBauche, Stanford University; Gregory Wiedeman, University at Albany, SUNY; Brian Dietz, NC State University Libraries

What Would You QEMU? Ethan Gates, Yale University Library QEMU (Quick EMUlator) is a powerful open-source program for emulation and virtual machine management. In this lightning talk, I will discuss its potential application in digital archive and curation workflows, including: running BitCurator in a virtual … Read more →

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Workshop: Intro to Digital Forensics/BitCurator

Amy Berish, Rockefeller Archive Center; David Cirella, Yale University; Satya Miller, University of Ottawa; Katie Martin, Rockefeller Archive Center; Hannah Wang, Educopia Institute

Intro to Digital Forensics/BitCurator Amy Berish, Rockefeller Archive Center; David Cirella, Yale University; Satya Miller, University of Ottawa; Katie Martin, Rockefeller Archive Center; Hannah Wang, Educopia Institute In the past, the “Intro to Digital Forensics” class has provided a brief introduction to digital forensics and … Read more →

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Workshop: Legal & Ethical Due Diligence for Providing Access to Born-Digital Collections

Kate Dundon, University of California Santa Cruz; Jessika Drmacich, Williams College

Legal & Ethical Due Diligence for Providing Access to Born-Digital Collections Kate Dundon, University of California Santa Cruz; Jessika Drmacich, Williams College In February 2020, the DLF Born-Digital Access Working Group (BDAWG) identified a need for practical guidance for practitioners in considering legal and ethical … Read more →

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BitCuratorEdu Educators Summit: Digital Preservation & Curation Training Roundtable

Jessica Farrell, BitCurator Consortium; Sharon McMeekin, Digital Preservation Coalition; Lauren Sorensen, Digital Preservation Outreach & Education Network; Hannah Wang, BitCuratorEdu Project

A panel discussion on recent studies and efforts in continuing education to provide training in digital preservation and curation to practitioners.

Call for Volunteers: BCC Educators Membership Working Group

BitCuratorEdu Project

The BitCurator Consortium and the BitCuratorEdu project are seeking up to 10 volunteers to serve on an Educators Membership Working Group from December 2021 to June 2022. The BitCurator Consortium Educators Membership Working Group will pilot and evaluate the feasibility of a BCC Educators Membership … Read more →

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Session 1: Remote Workflows

Christina Velazquez Fidler, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley; Andrew Diamond, APTrust; Elena Colón-Marrero, Computer History Museum; Kiera Sullivan, UC San Diego Library; Tori Maches, UC San Diego Library

DARTing to the Future: Remote File Transfers During the COVID-19 Pandemic Christina Velazquez Fidler, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley; Andrew Diamond, APTrust During the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, The Bancroft Library explored how to best continue the acquisition and transfer of born … Read more →

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BitCuratorEdu Educators Summit: BitCurator Advocacy Workshop

Nick Connizzo, Independent Archivist; Nancy McGovern, MIT; Kelsey O’Connell, Northwestern University; Kari Smith, MIT; Hannah Wang, BitCuratorEdu Project

A workshop on creating an advocacy plan for installing and implementing BitCurator at your school or institution, based on the BitCurator advocacy talking points developed by the BitCuratorEdu team and partners. The project team will introduce the BitCurator Talking Points Database and walk through different advocacy scenarios … Read more →

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BitCuratorEdu Educators Summit: Getting Started: Independent Learning with Digital Forensics Tools

Amy Berish, Rockefeller Archive Center; Jerman Brenning, Mid Sweden University; Alison Rhonemus, New York Public Library; Tessa Walsh, Artefactual

A panel discussion on independent learning with BitCurator, including some technical aspects of how to get started and transitioning from being a student to a practitioner.

Great Question! April 2021

BCC Membership Committee

The BitCurator Consortium was pleased to facilitate a free, public virtual event called Great Question! on April 23, 2021 from 2-3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (UTC -4). The recording is available below, along with a “transcript” (Airtable database) of the questions raised and answers shared. … Read more →

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Session 5: Imaging

Laura Alagna, Alex Chassanoff, Dianne Dietrich, Brian Dietz, farrell, Alex Nelson, Shira Peltzman, Paige Walker, Tori Maches

Talk One: To Image or Not to Image: Implementing a staggered transition to logical capture by default (1:30) Tori Maches While creating disk images is best practice for physical storage media, this is not always practical. Disk images represent an increased storage and time commitment … Read more →

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The Other BCC: Appraising and Processing Email

Cal Lee, Kam Woods

Once libraries, archives and museums (LAMs) have established general processes for born-digital materials, they are often confronted with challenges associated with specific file types. The BitCurator environment has long included tools for handling specific data types, including readpst for email stored in PST format. However, … Read more →

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BitCurator Users Forum 2020 Shared Links

Brian Dietz

Looking for a link shared in the chat during a BitCurator Users Forum 2020 session? Follow the link below to see all of the resources shared in the chat over the 4-day Forum.

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Session 4: Access

Carolina Quezada Meneses, Joe Carrano, Kate Dundon, Jess Waggoner

Talk One: Providing Access to the Christine Tamblyn’s Interactive Digital Artworks: A Case Study (00:00:00) Carolina Quezada Meneses As part of my MLIS program internship this year at the UC Irvine Libraries’ Special Collections & Archives (SCA), I helped provide access to the interactive digital … Read more →

Great Question

Joe Carrano

Open session where people can ask questions to the entire audience anonymously. Anything goes! These could be questions related to workflows, policies, things you are struggling with, something you’d like some community advice or guidance about.

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BitCurator-EaaSI Hackathon

Ethan Gates, Hannah Wang

Extensive professional work has gone into using and documenting forensic tools for bit-for-bit preservation of born-digital materials. Less thoroughly documented are practical strategies for how, once legacy material has been made physically and intellectually stable, to make it accessible. The EaaSI project has worked to … Read more →

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