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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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Boomerang is a general, open source, retargetable decompiler of machine code programs.


BCWipe data wiping software enables you to permanently delete selected files so that they can never be recovered or undeleted. 

BAT: BnfArcTools

BAT is a Perl package for processing Internet Archive ARC, DAT and CDX file format. This package was developped and is still maintained by the National Library of France (BnF) and is distributed under the GPL licence.

BagIt File Packaging Format

BagIt is a hierarchical file packaging format for the exchange of generalized digital content.

Autopsy Forensic Browser

graphical interface to the command line digital investigation tools in The Sleuth Kit

Autocad 2004

This page offers a software summary of Autocad 2004.

Audio/Video to WAV Converter

This tool converts audio and video files to WAV format. With the built-in multimedia player, you can preview the media file, set start time and end time, and convert any audio section of the file without quality loss.

Atkins (NSF) Report on Cyberinfrastructure

Referenced by Cal in his introduction.

AT&T Labs Research

This page links to open source software from AT&T Labs.

ASR Data

ASR develops comprehensive forensic methodologies and tools.

askSam Tools provides open access to 654,039 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

ARL Publication "New Roles for New Times: Digital Curation for Preservation" Publications

The Archivematica project is integrating a number of open source tools and applications using a micro-services design pattern to create a comprehensive digital preservation system. Archivematica is designed for compliance with the ISO-OAIS fuctional model and implements media type preservation plans based on an analysis of the significant characteristics of file formats.

Archive-It Tools
Application Compatibility Testing and Migration Guide

This guide explains how to deploy Windows XP SP2.

Application Compatibility

This website provides links to various tools and resources on application compatibility.

Apple MobileMe

MobileMe keeps your mail, contacts, and calendar information in the cloud and uses push technology to keep everything in sync across your iPhone, iPad, Mac, PC, and the web automatically. 

Apache POI - the Java API for Microsoft Documents Tools
AONS (Automated Obsolescence Notification System) Tools

Antiword is a free MS Word reader for Linux and RISC OS. Antiword converts the binary files from Word 2, 6, 7, 97, 2000, 2002 and 2003 to plain text and to PostScript.

An Interview with Helen Tibbo

Dr. Helen Tibbo, Professor in The School of Information & Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, discusses digital curation and archives and the importance of preserving access as well as objects/bits. The roles of institutional repositories in research universities and issues of curriculum for archives are also discussed.

Audio and Video
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

Amazon S3 is storage for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.

AllPinouts Tools

The Advanced Forensics Format (AFF) and AFF Library (AFFLIB) are a joint development project of Simson L. Garfinkel and Basis Technology Corp.


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