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DigCCurr Professional Institute

DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle

June 21-26, 2009 & January 6-7, 2010 (One price for two sessions) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

About the Institute

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* Join other digital curation practitioners in a week-long intensive institute taught by international digital curation experts
* Learn about the digital object lifecycle and practical tools for managing your digital collection over time
* Engage in collaborative discussions with classmates and instructors
* Reconvene in January to report on and share strategies for application of the Institute's lessons, tools and content

This professional institute consists of one five-day session in June 2009 and a two-day follow-up session in January 2010. Each day of the June session will include lectures, discussion and a hands-on "lab" component. A course pack and a private, online discussion space will be provided to supplement learning and application of the material. An opening reception, break-time snacks and drinks, and a dinner will also be included.

See the institute's agenda page to view the June 21-26 course structure and course subjects.

If you are a grant recipient working on a digital project, check with your program officer to request approval to use available grant funds to attend the institute.


* Registration : $650
* Late registration (postmarked after June 7, 2009) : $700
* Accommodations (includes 5 nights of a private room in a 4 room/2 bath dorm suite on the UNC campus, with kitchen, linens, and internet access) : $280*

*We highly recommend that you choose the on-campus accommodations. To see more about the on-campus accommodations, please see the travel and accommodations page.

If you need to pay for your accomodations separately from the course, you have already registered for the course and would like to add accomodations after the fact, or are paying for extra days in the dorms, please send a check or money order for the additional amount, and a registration/additional payment form to:

DigCCurr Professional Institute
School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB# 3360, Manning Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360

Institute Instructors

* From the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Carolyn Hank, Dr. Cal Lee, Dr. Richard Marciano, Dr. Helen Tibbo. Assisted by Heather Bowden.
* Dr. Nancy McGovern, from the University of Michigan.
* Dr. Seamus Ross, from the University of Toronto.
* Dr. Manfred Thaler, from the University of Cologne.

For more information on the instructors, see the institute's biography page.

For more information, e-mail Dr. Helen Tibbo at [tibbo (at) email (dot) unc (dot) edu] Dr. Cal Lee at [calle (at) email (dot) unc (dot) edu], or Heather Bowden at [hbowden (at) email (dot) unc (dot) edu].

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