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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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PLANETS Training Materials Presentations
Portable Document Format 1.0 Formats
Power ISO

PowerISO is a powerful CD/DVD image file processing tool, which allows you to open, extract, create, edit, compress, encrypt, split and convert ISO files, and mount these files with internal virtual drive. It can process almost all CD-ROM image files including ISO and BIN.

Tools
Pratt Institute Archives advanced certificate program

Pratt's 12-credit Advanced Certificate in Archives can be taken as part of a student's MSLIS degree or as a post master's certificate for those holding an MLS from as ALA accredited program.

Educational Programs
Preserving Virtual Worlds

Interactive media are highly complex and at high risk for loss as technologies rapidly become obsolete. The Preserving Virtual Worlds project will explore methods for preserving digital games and interactive fiction. Major activities will include developing basic standards for metadata and content representation and conducting a series of archiving case studies for early video games, electronic literature and Second Life, an interactive multiplayer game.

Tools
Project Blacklight

Blacklight is a free and open source ruby-on-rails based discovery interface (a.k.a. “next-generation catalog”) especially optimized for heterogeneous collections.

Tools
Project JAXP Tools
Proofpoint Enterprise Archive: SaaS Email Archiving Tools
Providing Authentic Long-term Archival Access to Complex Relational Data

Paper from 2004

Abstract

 

We discuss long-term preservation of and access to relational databases. The focus is on national archives and science data archives which have to ingest and integrate data from a broad spectrum of vendor-specific relational database management systems (RDBMS).

Tools
PyFlag

FLAG (Forensic and Log Analysis GUI) is an advanced forensic tool for the analysis of large volumes of log files and forensic investigations. PyFlag features a rich FeatureList which include the ability to load many different log file formats, Perform forensic analysis of disks and images. PyFlag can also analyse network traffic as obtained via tcpdump quickly and efficiently.

Tools
Queens College, CUNY Certificate in Archives and Preservation of Cultural Materials Educational Programs
Quick View Plus

View virtually all the files and e-mail attachments you need, instantly – without purchasing numerous software programs. Quick View Plus maintains the formatting of the files you view so you can see them as they were originally created.

Tools
RapidRedact

The RapidRedact product range provides fast, easy to use redaction tools for irreversibly blanking out (redacting) selected information, author's changes and hidden data from all electronic document types.

Tools
rARC: ARC replicator

rARC is a distributed system that enables Internet users to provide storage space from their computers to replicate small parts of the archived data stored in the central repository of the Web archive. It is being developed within the Portuguese Web Archive project.

Tools
ReactOS

ReactOS is a free, modern operating system based on the design of Windows XP/2003.

Tools
Real-time Analytical Intelligence Database (RAID)

RAID is a relational database used to record key pieces of information and to quickly identify links among people, places, businesses, financial accounts, telephone numbers, and other investigative information.

Tools
Recovery is Possible

Recovery Is Possible (RIP) is a CD or USB boot/rescue/backup/maintenance system. It has support for many filesystem types (Reiserfs, Reiser4, Btrfs, Ext2/3/4, HFS+, ISO-9660, Squashfs, UDF, XFS, JFS, UFS2, CIFS, MS DOS, NTFS, and VFAT) and contains several utilities for system recovery.

Tools
Redacting with Confidence: How to Safely Publish Sanitized Reports Converted from Word to PDF

This is a paper from 2005.

Abstract

There are a number of pitfalls for the person attempting to sanitize a Word document for release. This paper describes the issue, and gives a step-by-step description of how to do it with confidence that inappropriate material will not be released.

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Redax

Redax completely redacts (removes) text and graphics from the PDF page. Hacking the file cannot reveal properly redacted information.

Tools
Regshot Software
Regshot Tools
Research Data Management Training (MANTRA)

Open, online training course for managing your research data with software practicals for data handling.

Audio and Video
Research Data Management Training (MANTRA)

Open, online training course for managing your research data with software practicals for data handling.

Educational Programs
Research Data Management Training (MANTRA)

Open, online training course for managing your research data with software practicals for data handling.

Syllabi
Restorer Ultimate

Restorer Ultimate offers data recovery software.

Tools


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