BitCurator Visits SAA 2013

Last week, members of the BitCurator team visited New Orleans for the 2013 Society of American Archivists (SAA) Joint Annual Meeting. On Tuesday, August 13, we presented a poster at the 7th Annual SAA Research Forum on how the BitCurator environment can support archivists’ preservation goals in institutions. In our poster, we described four preservation … >>

OPF Hackathon

Do you have born-digital collections that you’re grappling with?  Old media with file-systems that you can’t read?  Concerns about disseminating your collections because they might contain sensitive information?  Have you created disk images but don’t yet have the ability to process that data on the images? Or are you a developer who would like to … >>

DFXML Tag Library

We’re excited to announce the newest release of the DFXML TAG library,  which contains tags for all fiwalk-generated output.  The next release will contain tags for bulk extractor technical metadata and some additional file system metadata.  Special thanks to Marty Gengenbach, now the Electronic Records Archivist at the Kansas Historical Society, who began compiling the TAG … >>

ASIST 2012 Poster

Here’s a sneak preview of the BitCurator poster we’ll be presenting at ASIST 2012 in Baltimore this coming weekend/next week.   The poster reports on results obtained in the first year of the project which include: (1) detailed workflows documenting the handling of born-digital content in several collecting institutions; (2) specifications on how BitCurator can … >>