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DigCCurr conference on digital curation

From: Helen Tibbo <tibbo<-at->
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
DigCCurr 2009
Digital Curation Practice, Promise and Prospects
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
April 1, 2009

Conference program now available at




Reserve your hotel rooms now--they are going fast  Also, for
conference discounts from American Airlines and Avis Rental Cars see

Following the success of DigCCurr2007, the School of Information and
Library Science at the University of North Carolina is pleased to
announce our second digital curation curriculum symposium. DigCCurr
2009: Digital Curation Practice, Promise and Prospects is part of
the Preserving Access to Our Digital Future: Building an
International Digital Curation Curriculum (DigCCurr) project.

DigCCurr 2009 will host over 100 speakers from a dozen countries.
Keynoter, John Wilkin from the University of Michigan will lead us
off with a presentation entitled: "Building the Universal Library:
The promise and challenges of HathiTrust" This will be followed by
two days of papers, panels, digital curation tool demonstrations,
poster presentations, receptions and a conference dinner. Speakers
will report on best practices, current experiences, and tools
available for digital curation tasks today. DigCCurr2009 will focus
on current practice and research surrounding digital curation with a
look toward the future, and trends in preparing digital curation
professionals. Day 1 session titles include:

    Funders: Perspectives, Gaps and Persistent Challenges

    Distributed Custodial Frameworks for Archival Preservation

    Digital Curation of Humanistic, Multimedia Materials: Lessons
    Learned and Future Directions

    Digital Curation Vignettes: Personal, Academic, and
    Organizational Digital Information

    Education for Digital Curation

    Curation of Scientific Datasets: Trends, Current Initiatives,
    and Solutions

    Technology Learning for Digital Curators


See the schedule for what's in store for Day 2:


Conference Fees:
Late:   $400 online registration after Mar 15, 2009
        $20 for Thursday dinner

Student Late
        $250 postmarked after 3-15-09
        $20 for Thursday dinner

Cancellations: No refund after March 1, 2009. Cancellations or
substitutions must be made to Rachael Clemens <rclemens<-at->unc<.>edu>


    Institute of Museum and Library Services

    Coalition for Networked Information

    National Archives and Records Administration

    School of Information and Library Science

    University of North Carolina

    UNC University Libraries

Planning Committee

    Rachael Clemens
    Dr. Wendy Duff
    Dr. Maria Guercio
    Carolyn Hank
    Dr. Cal Lee
    Dr. Seamus Ross
    Dr. Ken Thibodeau
    Dr. Helen Tibbo, Chair
    Dr. Elizabeth Yakel

Dr. Helen R. Tibbo
School of Information and Library Science
201 Manning Hall CB#3360
University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360
Fax: 919-962-8071

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