January 27, 2022

Video: “Bringing Digital Forensics to the Library: An Introduction to the BitCurator Project”

The following presentation was recorded at the Library of Congress on March 20, 2012 and recently made available on LC’s YouTube channel.


Porter Olsen discussed the BitCurator Project, a system for cultural heritage professionals that incorporates the functionality of many digital forensics tools. In this presentation, he demonstrated a beta version of the BitCurator Environment and specifically showed how the digital forensics tools included in BitCurator address the needs of digital archivists.

Olsen is in the department of English at the University of Maryland and a research associate at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities

A text transcript is also available.

Direct to BitCurator Web Site ||| BitCurator Wiki ||| BitCurator on Twitter

See Also: Porter Olsen’s Maryland Institute for Technology Bio

See Also: An Early Look at the BitCurator Environment (Blog Post by Olsen; November 26, 2012)

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