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BitCuratorEdu Guidelines for Hosting Remote Internships

January 21, 2021

Learning object summary These guidelines are aimed at information professionals who wish to provide remote internship opportunities to students who seek practical experience in digital curation and preservation. Although the need for remote internships has recently increased due to COVID-19, … Continued

Cross-institutional workflow analysis exercise

October 5, 2020

Learning object summary This is an exercise that asks students to select workflow diagrams from two different institutions and analyze how they represent human agents, technological agents, and the movement of digital objects. Students will not only compare and contrast … Continued

OSSArcFlow Guide to OAIS mapping exercise

October 5, 2020

Learning object summary This is an exercise that asks students to take the steps outlined in the OSSArcFlow Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows, a guide intended to assist collecting institutions to begin documenting their born-digital workflows, and map them … Continued

Visual workflow diagram translation exercise

October 5, 2020

Learning object summary This is an exercise that asks students to take a visual diagram of a born-digital archiving workflow and translate the visual elements into text-based narrative, using a tabular description template. This lesson uses and adapts deliverables from … Continued

BitCuratorEdu tool inventory

September 22, 2020

Learning object summary This is an inventory of tools in the BitCurator Environment. For each tool, the workflow step, the accepted input (disk image, directory of files, etc.), the type of user interface (GUI/CLI), links to available documentation, and the … Continued

BitCuratorEdu bibliography

September 22, 2020

Learning object summary This is a developing bibliography of readings in digital curation and digital forensics. Author(s) Hannah Wang, Cal Lee Content BitCuratorEdu Bibliography (Zotero) BitCuratorEdu Bibliography (PDF) BitCuratorEdu Bibliography (HTML) Learning object type Bibliography Learning objectives This learning object … Continued

Curating Potentially Sensitive Information in Digital Collections

August 11, 2020

Learning object summary Students will learn why and how to identify personally identifiable information (PII) and other sensitive information within digital collections, as well as methods for redacting the information.  The unit includes two hands-on exercises: identifying potentially sensitive information … Continued