DigCCurr Professional Institute July 17-22, 2016

Note: This page contains information related to the Institute to be held in July 2016.

The Institute classes will all be held in the Graham Memorial Hall in James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence on the UNC-CH campus. View Map (Enter 'Graham Memorial Hall' in the search box).

The opening reception will be held on Sunday, July 17, 2016.


The closest airport is Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) which is about 17.5 miles east of the UNC campus where the conference will be held.

Taxi fare is about $50 one-way from the airport to Chapel Hill.

More information on transportation to and from RDU (including rental cars) can be found on the RDU website.

If you are driving to Chapel Hill or would like to rent a car for your stay here, parking spaces on campus are available at Morehead Planetarium and at the public lots located on Rosemary Street.


Participants are responsible for their own lodging. A DigCCurr 2016-17 room block has been reserved at the Hampton Inn and Suites Chapel Hill-Carrboro/Downtown $119/night (group code DIG). You may reserve your hotel room by calling the hotel at 919-969-6988 or by clicking on this link: http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/R/RDUCOHX-DIG-20160716/index.jhtml

Other nearby hotels are listed below.

Hampton Inn and Suites, Chapel Hill/Carrboro 370 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510. Tel: 919.969.6988 0.9 miles to Johnston Center on UNC campus.

Courtyard by Marriott Chapel Hill 100 Marriott Way (off NC Highway 54 East), Chapel Hill, NC 27517. Tel 919.883.0700. Toll-free 800.321.2211. 3.1 miles to Johnston Center on UNC campus.

The Carolina Inn 211 Pittsboro Street (on the UNC Campus), Chapel Hill, NC 27516. Tel 800.962.8519. .5 miles to Johnston Center on UNC campus.

Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill/Durham 6137 Farrington Road (at I-40 and Hwy 54), Chapel Hill, NC 27514. Tel 919.403.8700. 4.6 miles to Johnston Center on UNC campus.

University Inn Chapel Hill 1301 N. Fordham Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514. Tel 919.929.2171. Toll-free: 888.452.5765. 2.6 miles to Johnston Center on UNC campus.

Holiday Inn Express Chapel Hill 6119 Farrington Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27517. Tel 919.489.7555. 6.5 miles to Johnston Center on UNC campus.

The Franklin Hotel 311 West Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516. Tel 919.442.9000. Toll-free 866.831.5999. .4 miles to Johnston Center on UNC campus.

More information on our host-sponsored Tuesday night dinner, local restaurants, and entertainment opportunities will be posted for the students in the Institute group on digitalcurationexchange.org

For more information, e-mail Dr. Helen Tibbo at [tibbo (at) email (dot) unc (dot) edu] or
Dr. Cal Lee at [callee (at) email (dot) unc (dot) edu].


Dr. Helen R. Tibbo
Dr. Christopher (Cal) Lee

The Digital Professional Institute was initiated as part of the DigCCurr II project, supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (Grant Award #RE-05-08-0060-08). Additional support has been provided by the School of Information and Library Science, UNC-Chapel Hill.