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DigCCurr 2009: Digital Curation Practice, Promise and Prospects
April 1‐3, 2009, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Conference program now available at
http://www.ils.unc.edu/digccurr2009/schedule
 REGISTER HERE: http://www.ils.unc.edu/digccurr2009/registration  Regular
Registration Ends 3/14/09! See details below.
ALERT: Reserve your hotel rooms NOW - they are going fast!  Also, see
website for conference discounts from American Airlines and Avis Rental
Cars.   http://www.ils.unc.edu/digccurr2009/travel_hotels
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
Metadata

See the schedule for what’s in store for Day 2:
http://www.ils.unc.edu/digccurr2009/schedule
Conference Fees:
Regular $350 online registration 1/15/09 - 3/14/09
				+$20 for Thursday dinner
Late $400 online registration after 3/15/09
				+$20 for Thursday dinner
Student Regular $200 online registration 1/15/09 - 3/14/09
				+$20 for Thursday dinner
Student Late $250 postmarked after 3/15/09
				+$20 for Thursday dinner
Cancellations
*       Refund minus $100 processing fee if cancellation request received by
March 1, 2009
*       No refund after March 1, 2009
*       Cancellations or substitutions must be made to Rachael Clemens
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Sponsors
Institute of Museum and Library Services <http://www.imls.gov>

Coalition for Networked Information <http://www.cni.org>
National Archives and Records Administration <http://www.archives.gov>

School of Information and Library Science <http://www.ils.unc.edu>

University of North Carolina <http://www.unc.edu>
UNC University Libraries <http://www.lib.unc.edu/>


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
Tel: 919-962-8063
Fax: 919-962-8071
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