CurateGear: Enabling the Curation of Digital Collections – January 6, 2012 in Chapel Hill

CurateGear: Enabling the Curation of Digital Collections

WHAT: The DigCCurr 2012 Public Symposium Presents CurateGear! a highly
interactive day-long event focused on digital curation tools and
methods. See demonstrations, hear about the latest developments, and
discuss application in professional contexts.

WHEN: Friday, January 6, 2012, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

WHERE: Friday Center, UNC, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

HOW TO REGISTER: Go to: http://tinyurl.com/3m8ajrm COST: $100 ($125 for
late registration beginning December 1st); STUDENT COST: $50.

Registration includes continental breakfast, morning and afternoon
breaks, lunch, and free parking.

8:00-8:15  Welcome and Introductions Helen Tibbo
8:15-8:30 Overview of the Day’s Topics Cal Lee
8:30-9:00 Curation Needs and Behaviors
  • Carolyn Hank – The Blog Archiving Landscape: Services and
    Approaches for Personal Blog Preservation
  • Matt Kirschenbaum – More than Words: Literary Authorship and
    Word Processing
  • Doug Reside – On Becoming a Digital Curator for the
    Performing Arts
9:00-9:20

Break

9:20-10:00 Repository Management Environments
  • Jon Crabtree – SAFE Archive
  • Mark Evans and Mike Thuman – Safety Deposit Box
  • Chien-Yi Hou and Richard Marciano – Policy-Driven Data
    Management
  • Peter Van Garderen – Integration of BitCurator knowledge and tools
    into Archivematica
10:00-11:00 Demo and Discussion Session – Repository Management Environments Presenters from the previous session will provide demonstrations
and discuss with CurateGear participants.
11:00-11:20

Break

11:20-12:00 Metadata and Documentation
  • Barbara Guttman and Doug White – The NSRL and Its Potential
    Role in Digital Curation
  • Mark Matienzo – Accessioning-based Metadata Extraction and
    Iterative Processing: Notes From the Field 
  • David Pearson – NLA Digital Preservation Knowledgebases for
    Formats, Software and associated levels of support
  • Seamus Ross – DRAMBORA and the Data Audit Framework
12:00-1:00

Lunch

1:00-2:00 Demo and Discussion Session – Metadata and Documentation Presenters from the previous session will provide demonstrations
and discuss with CurateGear participants.
2:00-3:00 Data Transformation, Processing and Access
  • Greg Jansen – Curator’s Workbench
  • Trevor Owens – Viewshare.org: A free open platform for creating
    interfaces to cultural heritage collections
  • Seth Shaw – Accessioning Evolution @ Duke
  • Bill Underwood – Tools for File Format Identification, Validation
    and Characterization
  • Kam Woods – BitCurator
3:00-3:20 Break
3:20-4:20 Demo and Discussion Session – Data Transformation, Processing
and Access
Presenters from the previous session will provide demonstrations
and discuss with CurateGear participants.
4:20-5:00 Observations and Implications Nancy McGovern, Seamus Ross, Helen Tibbo, Bram van der Werf

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