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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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 →
The Forensics Wiki is a Creative Commons-licensed wiki devoted to information about digital forensics.
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 →
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 →
DigitalCorpora.org 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 →
Digital Forensics XML (DFXML) is the effort to create an XML schema to allow for easy interoperability between different forensic tools.
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.
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.
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 →
The BitCurator Wiki is the repository for community documentation on the BitCurator environment. It is maintained by the BCC Documentation & Training Committee.
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
A discussion of different experiences mediating between software tools and born-digital materials and the ethical considerations of this work.
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 →
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: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/practice-values-situating-digital-forensics-tools-in-archives-tickets-109992887688 Registration is required for this event, but it … Read more →
Educopia Institute Releases OSSArcFlow Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows and Three Video Learning Modules
Educopia Institute is delighted to announce the release of the OSSArcFlow Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows. The Guide aims to make the daunting task of selecting, implementing, and refining born-digital archiving workflows more achievable. It was authored by Alexandra Chassanoff and Colin Post as … Read more →
The BitCurator Users Forum Program Committee has decided to move the 2020 BitCurator Users Forum to a virtual conference format, which will take place on October 13-16, 2020. The committee took many factors into account in making this decision, including public health advisories, decisions other … Read more →