Announcement: BitCurator Access!

Press Release (pdf) Release date: October 21, 2014 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant Supports Improving Access to Born-Digital Collections for Collecting Institutions CHAPEL HILL – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS) has received a grant for $750,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a project … >>

Using BitCurator to investigate literary archives

Curious about how scholars might use BitCurator to investigate and analyze born-digital materials in literary archives?  In this post, Jeremy Leighton John,  curator at the British Library, describes using the BitCurator environment to dig deeper into the born-digital archives of author Hanif Kureishi. We’ll continue to profile real-world use cases on in upcoming blog posts – if … >>

BitCurator 1.0 Release!

The BitCurator team is pleased to announce the 1.0 release of the BitCurator environment, now available for download on our wiki ( or by following the direct links below: The BitCurator 1.0.0 Virtual Machine – 2.6GB The BitCurator 1.0.0 Installation ISO – 2.3GB BitCurator 1.0 is the culmination of three years of work by our … >>

BitCurator Consortium Launches!

The Educopia Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the BitCurator Consortium (BCC), a new independent, community-led membership association to support the curation of born-digital materials by libraries, archives, and museums. Members of the BitCurator user community have founded BCC to enhance, promote, and explore this growing area of professional activity. “Managing born-digital acquisitions … >>