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July 13 Angela Murillo and Ayoung Yoon presented a poster, “Use and non-use of social media in scholarly research,” at the Archival Education and Research Institute at Simmons College in Boston, MA.
July 13 Alex Poole presented a poster, “Theseus in the Labyrinth: Ethics and digital curation,” at the Archival Education and Research Institute at Simmons College in Boston, MA.
July 13 Heather Barnes presented a poster, ““Preserving film festival records: A pilot study,” at the Archival Education and Research Institute at Simmons College in Boston, MA.
July 11 Helen Tibbo and Cal Lee presented “Digital Pedagogy: Approaches to Teaching Digital Curation,” at the Archival Education and Research Institute at Simmons College in Boston, MA.
January 5 - 6: A winter session for the Second DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle was held in Chapel Hill, NC. Nearly 15 participants returned for the winter session.
January: Christopher A. Lee published a paper “A framework for contextual information in digital collections,” in the Journal of Documentation, Vol. 67 No. 1, 2011, pp. 95-143.
December 8: Helen Tibbo chaired a presentation session “Digital Curation Education” at the 6th International Digital Curation Conference.
December 7: Kam Woods and Christopher A. Lee presented a poster “Curation of a Disk Image Collection to Support Education” at the 6th International Digital Curation Conference.
December 7: Kaitlin Costello and Helen Tibbo presented a poster “DigCCurr Professional Institutes — Bridging the Education Gap for Digital Practitioners” at the 6th International Digital Curation Conference.
November - December: Kaitlin Costello and Mike Brown published a paper, “Preliminary report on the 2010-2011 DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation practice for the digital object lifecycle,” in D-Lib Magazine.
October: Helen Tibbo was named Alumni Distinguished Professor
September 26: Helen Tibbo presented, "DigCCurr II,” at Spanning the Boundaries of Digital Curation Education in Vienna, Austria.
August: HelenTibbo assumed the presidency of the Society of American Archivists:
August: Cal Lee and Helen Tibbo presented, “Digital Curation Governance: The Concepts and Implications for Professional Capabilities” at the Society of American Archivists 2010 Research Forum.
August:: Kaitlin Costello and Jason Priem presented a poster, “So brief I don’t want to decide what to keep: Archiving scholarly tweets,” at the Society of American Archivists 2010 Research Forum.
June 26: Helen Tibbo presented, “Educating the Curator: Digital Curation Education for LAMs,” at the American Library Association Conference in Washington, DC.
June 22: Sarah Ramdeen presented, “A Proposed Study of Natural Scientists in their Natural Habitats: Information Behavior and Workflow Habits of Natural Scientists,” at the Archival Education and Research Institute in Ann Arbor, MI.
June 21: Helen Tibbo convened a workshop, “Professional Development and Mentoring: Creating the Tenure Package,” at the Archival Education and Research Institute in Ann Arbor, MI.
June 21: Cal Lee presented plenary address, “How to Win Collaborators and Influence Disciplines: Lessons for the Archival Profession,” at the Archival Education and Research Institute in Ann Arbor, MI.
June 17: Helen Tibbo presented, “Educating the Curator,” at Curation Matters: the First Digital Curation Institute Conference at the University of Toronto.
May 17-21: 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.
April 21: Helen Tibbo presented, “Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle,” at the First International Digital Preservation Interoperability Framework Symposium: Connecting Digital Preservation Repositories Roadmap in Dresden, Germany.
March 31: 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: DigCCurr I (2006-2009) Final Performance Report submitted to IMLS. Additionally, an extended results and recommendations report publicly released.
March 30: Helen Tibbo presented, “Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle,” at the US Workshop on the Road Map for Digital Preservation Interoperability Framework: Connecting Digital Preservation Repositories in Gaithersburg, MD.
March 5: Helen Tibbo presented, “Skills for the Future: Educational Opportunities for Library and Museum Professionals: DigCCurr Professional Institute,” at the Webwise 2010 Conference in Denver, CO.
March 5: Fifth meeting of the IDEA (International Digital curation Education Action) Working Group attended by Helen Tibbo, Cal Lee, and Kaitlin Costello in Denver, CO.
February 4-5: Sarah Ramdeen, Kaitlin Costello, and Mike Brown presented a poster, "Preparing Future Digital Curation Faculty: Three Doctoral Fellows as Examples" at iConference 2010 in Urbana, IL.
February 4-5: Kaitlin Costello presented a poster, "Digital Preservation Education in iSchools" at iConference 2010 in Urbana, IL.
January 14: Carolyn Hank presented poster on the DigCCurr I Carolina Digital Curation Fellowship (CDCF) program at the 2010 ALISE Annual Conference.
January 8: The DigCCurr Public Symposium: Engaging Communities for the Curation of Digital Products of Scholarly Endeavors was held in Chapel Hill, NC. Nearly 50 participants attended panels and group discussions on engaging with creators, users, and curators in the digital curation process.
January 6-7: A winter session for the First DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle was held in Chapel Hill, NC. Nearly 15 participants returned for the winter session.
December 3: Heather Bowden interviewed about the Digital Curation Exchange, which she presented a demonstration of at the Fifth International Digital Curation Conference, held in London, UK. Additionally, Cal Lee presented a poster, "Value-Enabled Digital Curation: Toward Ethically Responsible Acquisition," and Samantha Guss, SILS Alum and Carolina Digital Curation Fellow, presented a poster, "Social Science Data Reuse and Institutional Review Boards: A Pilot Study of Stakeholders' Opinions."
December 1: Fourth meeting of the IDEA (International Data curation Education Action) Working Group held in London, UK.
November 30: Carolyn Hank gave talk, "Preparing Future Digital Curators," at the Centre for e-Research, King's College London.
August 11: Cal Lee presented, "Bringing Values to the Bitstream: A Framework for Digitally-Aware Professional Ethics of Curation." Society of American Archivists (SAA) 2009 Research Forum: Foundations and Innovations, held in Austin, TX.
July 31: Submission of sixth interim IMLS report, covering the six-month DigCCurr project period, January 1, 2009-June 30, 2009.
June 21-26: First DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle held in Chapel Hill, NC. Nearly 40 participants attended week-long institute.
June 9: DigCCurr2009 Proceedings published (ISBN 978-0-578-02215-4). Proceedings available for purchase or free download at Lulu.
May 4-7: Cal Lee presented tutorial, “Applying Digital Forensics Techniques to Materials Acquired on Physical Media,” at the Sixth IS&T’s Archiving 2009 Conference, held in Arlington, VA.
May 2009: Summary of DigCCurr2009 published in the International Journal of Digital Curation. Citation: Ball, A. and Day, M. (2009). Report from the Digital Curation Curriculum Symposium (DigCCurr) 2009. International Journal of Digital Curation, 4 (1), 138-151.
April 4: 2nd DigCCurr I Advisory Board meeting held in Chapel Hill, NC.
April 1-3: DigCCurr2009: Digital Curation: Practice, Promise, and Prospects, held in Chapel Hill, NC. The symposium featured over 100 speakers and nearly 300 attendees from 10 countries. DigCCurr project staff involved in multiple presentations, including: Helen Tibbo (panelist), "Digital Curation and Preservation Training and Education;" Cal Lee (panelist), “Moving Web Archiving into the Classroom," and (panelist), "Skills for Significant Properties;" Carolyn Hank (panelist), with Jeff Pomerantz, Co-Investigator, “Comparing Curricula for Digital Library and Digital Curation Education;” and Lisa Gregory, Carolina Digital Curation Fellow (poster presenter), "Getting the Tar Off Our Heels: Moving Forward with Archiving University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Websites."
April 1: Third meeting of the IDEA (International Data curation Education Action) Working Group held in Chapel Hill, NC.
March 31: International workshop, “Stewardship of E-Manuscripts: Advancing a Shared Agenda,” held in Chapel Hill, NC.
March 9: John Blythe, Carolina Digital Curation Fellow, invited panelist at the Librarian’s Association at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s (LAUNC-CH) annual conference, Rethink, Redesign, Reinvent: The Research Library in the Digital Age, in the session, “New Titles, Changing Workforce.”
March: Report from the second International Data curation Education (IDEA) Working Group (held December 5, 2008 in Edinburgh, Scotland) published in D-Lib Magazine. Citation: Hank, C. and Davidson, J. (2009). International Data curation Education (IDEA) Working Group: A Report from the Second Workshop of the IDEA. D-Lib Magazine, 15 (3/4).
February 9: Cal Lee, invited speaker, presented, "Pondering the Professionalities: Curating the Personal," at the First Digital Lives Research Conference: Personal Digital Archives for the 21st Century, held at the British Library, London, United Kingdom. Additionally, John Blythe, Carolina Digital Curation Fellow, was an invited panelist, presenting as part of the "Practical Experiences" session.
January 31: Submission of fifth interim IMLS report, covering the six-month DigCCurr project period, July 1, 2008-December 31, 2008.
January 20-23: Cal Lee presented paper, “Curation Junction, What’s your Function: Defining What it Means to do Digital Curation in Order to Teach It,” at the 2009 ALISE Annual Meeting, held in Denver, CO.
December 5: Second meeting of the IDEA (International Data curation Education Action) Working Group held in Edinburgh, Scotland.
November 7: Helen Tibbo chaired panel session, "Practical Applications of Digital Curation Education" [pdf] at the Fall 2008 Mid-Adlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) in Silver Spring, Maryland. Carolyn Hank was a featured panelist, presenting, "Preparing Future Digital Curators" [pdf].
October 29: Helen Tibbo presented, "DigCCurr I & II : Building a Digital Curation Curriculm" [pdf] for the ASIST&T 2008 Annual Meeting panel, "Developing Curriculum for Digital Libraries and Digital Curation Education: Reflections on Synergies and Divergences" [pdf] in Columbus, Ohio.
September 15: Helen Tibbo and Wendy Duff, DigCCurr I Advisory Board member, presented a paper, "Toward a Digital Curation Curriculum for Museum Studies: A North American Perspective," at CIDOC 2008 in Athens, Greece.
August 29: Helen Tibbo chaired a session, "21st Century Data Curation for Archives, Libraries and Museums," at the Society of American Archivists (SAA) 2008 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California.
August 26: Cal Lee presented on "What do Job Postings Indicate about Digital Curation Competencies" at the SAA 2008 Annual Meeting Research Forum.
July 31: Submission of fourth interim IMLS report, covering the six-month DigCCurr project period, January 1, 2008-June 30, 2008.
June 26: Interactive paper reporting findings from a digital curation curriculum, competencies, and challenges survey presented by Carolyn Hank at IS&T's Archiving 2008 conference.
June 16-23, 2008: Workshop at the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2008, titled "Education for Digital Stewardship: Librarians, Archivists or Curators?" presented by Helen Tibbo and IMLS Associate Deputy Director, Joyce Ray. Workshop website may be accessed by clicking here.
June 8-14: Helen Tibbo gave an invited lecture, titled "Digital Curation Education: Building Sustainable Programmes," at the DELOS Preservation Cluster: Summer School 2008 in Tirrenia, Italy.
June: Call for papers and posters put out for DigCCurr2009: Digital Curation Practice, Promise and Prospects, to be held April 1-3, 2009 in Chapel Hill, NC. Click here for the conference website and the call for participation.
May 21: Carolina Digital Curation Fellows and Cal Lee present their two-part paper, Preparing Future Digital Curators: Part I, A Summary Report on the Digital Curation Curriculum Project: Part II, Four Perspectives on Applying Academic Understanding in a Practice Setting, at the LAUNC-CH Annual Research Forum in Chapel Hill, NC. Click here to see the abstracts on the Forum's website.
February 21-22: Dr. Raymond J. van Diessen, senior managing consultant for IBM Global Business Services in the Netherlands, and DigCCurr Advisory Board Member, visited Chapel Hill on behalf of the DigCCurr project. For more information on his visit, see this SILS news release.
January 31: Submission of third interim IMLS report, covering the six-month DigCCurr project period, July 1, 2007-December 31, 2007.
January 12: First class of INLS 890-046: Digital Curation: Applications and Challenges, a one-semester, three-credit course combining Master's and PhD students. Advisory board members serve as guest speakers, either remotely via video conferencing technologies or in-class site visits. Additionally, members of the SILS-based DigCCurr project team serve as guest lecturers. INLS 890-046 designed and led by Helen Tibbo and Cal Lee.
January 8-11: Poster on DigCCurr project presented by Cal Lee at ALISE 2008. [Top]
October 11-12: Cal Lee, Co-PI, invited presenter at iPRES 2007.
August 31: Program session proposed by Helen Tibbo and Cal Lee, "Archival Education for the Digital Age," presented at SAA 2007, and featuring an invited panel of leading educators and researchers, including DigCCurr Advisory Board member, Dr. Seamus Ross.
August 24: First class session for INLS 696: Carolina Digital Curation Fellows (CDCF) Introductory Seminar, a one-semester, one-credit class led by Helen Tibbo, Cal Lee, and Carolyn Hank.
August 23: Welcoming reception for Carolina Digital Curation Fellows and Local Partners held at Wilson Library, UNC-CH.
July 31: Submission of second interim IMLS report, covering the six-month DigCCurr project period, January 1, 2007-June 30, 2007.
July: Meeting of local DigCCurr partners, and selection of Carolina Digital Curation Fellows for placement in identified practicum sites.
June 18-23: Paper on DigCCurr project presented by Helen Tibbo at JCDL 2007. Additionally, tutorial on digital curation and digital preservation presented by Helen Tibbo and Carolyn Hank.
May 23: Paper on DigCCurr project presented by Helen Tibbo at IS&T's Archiving 2007 in Arlington, Virginia.
May: Announcement of Carolina Digital Curation Fellows. Five Fellows accepted for entrance into either the MSLS or MSIS program at SILS beginning Fall 2007. Fellows awarded two-year Carolina Digital Curation Fellowships.
April 21-22: First meeting of seventeen-member international Advisory Board and DigCCurr PIs and project team held at UNC-CH.
April 18-20: DigCCurr 2007: An international Symposium on Digital Curation held at UNC-CH, attracting nearly 300 attendees and presenters.
January 31: Submission of first interim IMLS report, covering the six-moth DigCCurr project period, July 1, 2006-December 31, 2006.
January 15: Closing call for papers and presentations for DigCCurr2007.
January 12: First class of INLS 890: Seminar on Digital Curation, a one-semester, three-credit, innovative, cross-institutional, PhD-level graduate course on issues in digital curation. The course utilized Access Grid technologies for facilitating co-instruction and participation with students and faculty from the University of Glasgow (Scotland). INLS 890 designed and led by Helen Tibbo. [Top]
November: Recruitment campaign for Carolina Digital Curation Fellowship program underway, with recruitment support from SILS communications office, including the issuance of a November 3rd press release.
July 1: Launch of three-year (2006-2009) IMLS-funded DigCCurr project.
June 28: Laura Bush and IMLS announce award of $562,041 for the SILS UNC-CH project, ""Preserving Access to Our Digital Future: Building an International Digital Curation."