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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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ASR Data

ASR develops comprehensive forensic methodologies and tools.

AT&T Labs Research

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

Atkins (NSF) Report on Cyberinfrastructure

Referenced by Cal in his introduction.

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.

Autocad 2004

This page offers a software summary of Autocad 2004.

Autopsy Forensic Browser

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

BagIt File Packaging Format

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

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.


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


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

Broadcast WAVE Formats
Building A New Framework: Vocational Education For Digital Curators


Educational Programs
Cal Lee teaches Digital Preservation

Dr. Cal Lee, Assistant Professor at The School of Information & Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, presents a lecture on digital curation, the risks of not planning for preservation, digital archaeology, data exercise, emulation versus transformation, the need for standards and a hybrid approach to preservation.

Audio and Video
California Digital Library Information Gateway for Technologists

This page links to software, services, best practices, and standards for technologists working with digital libraries.

Capture Fox Movie

Capture Fox Movie is a Firefox add-on and a handy tool to create tutorials about a software, a web site or anything that can be displayed on your computer. It records your screen frame by frame. You can also record your voice.


Carbonite takes the worry out of backup – by securely and automatically backing up your files to one of our state-of-the-art data centers.

CASPAR Software Releases

This page links to software releases from the CASPAR project.

catdoc & xls2csv

catdoc is a program that reads one or more Microsoft Word files and outputs text to standard output. It does the same work for .doc files as the Unix cat command for plain ASCII files. It is now accompanied by xls2csv - a program that converts Excel spreadsheets into comma-separated value files - and catppt - a utility to extract textual information from Powerpoint files.


CCleaner is a tool for cleaning Windows PCs.

CDRDAO: Disk-At-Once Recording of Audio and Data CD-Rs/CD-RWs

Cdrdao records audio or data CD-Rs in disk-at-once (DAO) mode based on a textual description of the CD contents.

CDS Convert

CDS Convert is a suite of tools that allow conversion of documents, presentations and images between different software formats.

CERN Advanced STORage manager (CASTOR)

CASTOR, which stands for the CERN Advanced STORage manager, is a hierarchical storage management (HSM) system developed at CERN used to store physics production files and user files. 

Chilkat Software

Chilkat Software develops, markets, and sells software components and libraries.

Cksum Unix command

cksum computes a cyclic redundancy check (CRC) checksum for each given file, or standard input if none are given or for a file of ‘-’.


CloneCD is the perfect tool to make backup copies of your music and data CDs, regardless of copy protection. CloneCD's award-winning user interface allows you to copy almost any CD in just a few mouse clicks.


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