About Our Projects
DigCCurr II (2008-12)DigCCurr II: Extending an International Digital Curation Curriculum to Doctoral Students and Practitioners furthers the work of DigCCurr I. In addition to continued funding through IMLS and partnering with NARA, DigCCurr II also partners with the University of Glasgow's HATII to extend the DigCCurr I curriculum development to doctoral students. Read more...
DigCCurr I (2006-09)
Now complete, the School of
Library Science (SILS) at the University
of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)
partnered with NARA
in DigCCurr I: Preserving Access to Our Digital Future: Building an
International Digital Curation Curriculum. This
project (2006-09) developed an openly accessible graduate-level
curriculum to prepare students to work in the field of digital
curation. Two symposia also brought the issues of digital curation and
this curriculum to the broader library, archives, and museum
communities as well as the public. Read more....
Photo: Manning Hall. Photo credit: Songphan Choemprayong (totomaru), all rights reserved.
Registration is open for the DigCCurr
Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object
Facilitated by the School of Information and Library Science, UNC-Chapel Hill
May 12-17, 2013 & January 6-7, 2014 (One price for two sessions)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CurateGear was held January 6, 2012
: CurateGear is an interactive, day-long event focused on digital
curation tools and methods. See demonstrations, hear about the latest
developments, and discuss application in professional contexts.
May 16-20, 2011: The DigCCurr project hosted its third weeklong Professional Institute, its Winter Institute January 4-5, 2012.
May 17-21, 2010: The DigCCurr project hosted its second weeklong Professional Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Institute continues the project's efforts to promote and foster digital curation practices and a community of digital curation professionals. At a two-day DigCCurr Winter Institute in January 2011, the attendees will return to UNC to share their progress.
March 31, 2010: Helen Tibbo attended a National Institute of Standards and Technology conference: Workshop on Developing a Roadmap for a Digital Preservation Interoperability Framework. While at the conference, she spoke on DigCCurr I and its matrix of digital curation knowledge and competencies.
March 31, 2010: DigCCurr I (2006-2009) Final Performance Report submitted to IMLS. Additionally, an extended results and recommendations report publicly released.
Other News: Read more about recent and past events in the DigCCurr news and events archive found under the News section of this website.
We're interested in hearing your thoughts and ideas about the essential elements of a digital curation/preservation curriculum. We are also happy to talk with prospective students and educators on opportunities for digital curation education at SILS. Please contact us with any questions or comments.