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This section is a space where you and your digital curation fellows can list helpful resources such as publications, software, and tools. You can filter the resources below by focus (Learning, Practice, Research, Teaching) and type (Audio and Video et al). If you have an account, you can add a resource by clicking the 'Create resource' link below.

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Namesort icon Description Type of resource
Zlon HDD cloning and imaging

Zlon is a disk imaging tool. It can create a copy of the hard drive in its entirety.

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YADA! Archiving & Preservation Grants Calendar (YADA!Cal) Tools
XXCopy

XXCopy is an expanded version of Xcopy.

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Xpdf

Xpdf is an open source viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

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XPAT

The XPAT engine is an SGML/XML-aware search engine that the University of Michigan has deployed with an extremely diverse set of digital library resources.

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XMP metadata support in JabRef

With XMP support the JabRef team tries to bring the advantages of metadata to the world of reference managers. You can now choose to "Write XMP" metadata in the General Tab of JabRef, which will put all the Bibtex information into the PDF. If you then email this PDF to a collegue she can just drag the file into JabRef and all information that you entered will be available to her.

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XIRAF – XML-based indexing and querying for digital forensics

This is a paper from 2006.

Abstract

 

This paper describes a novel, XML-based approach towards managing and querying forensic traces extracted from digital evidence. This approach has been implemented in XIRAF, a prototype system for forensic analysis.

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Xinq

Xinq is a tool that creates a web application completely from only an application-specification file written in XML. The created web application accesses data from an XML database and currently provides search and browse functionality. Update functionality is being developed under the umbrella of another open source project, Xedit, which is based on the Xinq architecture.

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Xena

Xena is free and open source software developed by the National Archives of Australia to aid in the long term preservation of digital records. Xena is an acronym meaning Xml Electronic Normalising for Archives.

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Xen

The Xen hypervisor, the powerful open source industry standard for virtualization, offers a powerful, efficient, and secure feature set for virtualization of x86, x86_64, IA64, ARM, and other CPU architectures.

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Xcopy

Xcopy copies files and directories, including subdirectories.

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Wright State University Certificate in Archives and Records Management Educational Programs
Workshare

Workshare provides document collaboration software to more than 1.5 million professionals in 65 countries.

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WordHoard

WordHoard is an application for the close reading and scholarly analysis of deeply tagged texts.

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WMDecode

WMDecode is used for extracting files from winmail.dat mail messages (files named winmail.dat or ATT00001.dat).

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WinZip

WinZip is the world's most popular Windows Zip utility for file compression, file sharing, file encryption, and data backup.

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WinHex

WinHex is in its core a universal hexadecimal editor, particularly helpful in the realm of computer forensics, data recovery, low-level data processing, and IT security. An advanced tool for everyday and emergency use: inspect and edit all kinds of files, recover deleted files or lost data from hard drives with corrupt file systems or from digital camera cards.

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Wine

Wine lets you run Windows software on other operating systems. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows.

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Windows Virtual PC Tools
Windows Sysinternals

The Sysinternals web site was created in 1996 by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell to host their advanced system utilities and technical information. 

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Windows IR/CF Tools

This page links to Windows IR/CF Tools.

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Windows data recovery with ZAR

ZAR is Windows data recovery software.

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What do Job Postings Indicate about Digital Curation Competencies

Presented by Cal Lee at the Society of American Archivists Research Forum. August 26, 2008. San Francisco, CA.

Presentations
Western Washington University Archives and Records Management Graduate Program Educational Programs
WERA (Web ARchive Access)

WERA (Web ARchive Access) is a freely available solution for searching and navigating archived web document collections. It works like the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine except it also allows for full-text search of the web archive.

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