New white paper: “From Code to Community: Building and Sustaining BitCurator through Community Engagement”

The BitCurator team is pleased to announce the availability of From Code to Community: Building and Sustaining BitCurator through Community Engagement. This white paper summarizes the activities undertaken during the second phase of the BitCurator project, which ran from October 1, 2013 to September 29, 2014. It describes efforts taken to develop and support an … >>

New case study in latest issue of IJDC!

The latest issue of International Journal of Digital Curation (IJDC) features a paper written by Sam Meister, Digital Archivist at the University of Montana and Alexandra Chassanoff, BitCurator Project Manager and doctoral student at UNC-Chapel Hill. Using a case study approach, the article explores how BitCurator can support digital curation activities in archival workflows. Integrating … >>

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 … >>