SCAPE Planning and Watch suite wins the Best Demo award at Digital Libraries 2014

The SCAPE Planning and Watch suite demonstration of the preservation lifecycle has won the Best Demo award at DL2014,the conjoined conference for both the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries and the Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries Conference series. Kresimir Duretec from Vienna University of Technology pitched the demonstration at the minute madness session:         […]

A new website for the DCI

Welcome to the new website of the Digital Curation Institute! The various content areas will be growing over the next months, so please come back, and please let us know what you think!   Christoph Becker Director, Digital Curation Institute

We are constructing, please come back soon!

The Digital Curation Institute (DCI) at the University of Toronto’s iSchool provides a rich, interdisciplinary environment for investigating principles and theory building related to the creation, management, use, interpretation and preservation of digital resources; conducting research on digital curation issues; and developing technologies and tools to support best practice in this area. It promotes innovative […]

Caroline Kimbell – Commercial Licensing at the UK National Archives: protecting services in times of austerity

As part of the Digital Curation Institute’s Lecture Series 2014, on March 24 guest speaker Caroline Kimbell gave the third DCI lecture 2014. Abstract (preliminary): The UK National Archives has taken a 25% cut in public funding since 2009. Although some jobs were lost and opening hours reduced from 6 to 5 days per week […]

Curation Forensicated: Caring for Born-Digital Materials at Multiple Levels of Representation

As part of the Digital Curation Institute’s Lecture Series 2014, on January 20 guest speaker Christopher (Cal) Lee gave the first DCI lecture 2014 and held a hands-on workshop. Materials with cultural, administrative, scholarly and personal value are increasingly “born digital.” Collecting institutions —libraries, archives and museums (LAMs)—have unprecedented opportunities to acquire and preserve traces […]