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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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Curate.Us Software
Curate.Us Tools

Cryptcat is a lightweight version of netcat with integrated transport encryption capabilities.

cp Unix command

cp copies files (or, optionally, directories). The copy is completely independent of the original. You can either copy one file to another, or copy arbitrarily many files to a destination directory.

Cost-Driven Design for Archival Repositories

This is a paper from 2001.



Designing an archival repository is a complex task because there are many alternative configurations, each with different reliability levels and costs. In this paper we study the costs involved in an Archival Repository and we introduce a design framework for evaluating alternatives and choosing the best configuration in terms of reliability and cost.

Corel Painter 8.0

This page offers a software summary of Corel Painter 8.0.

Complex Archive Ingest for Repository Objects (CAIRO)

Cairo will develop a tool for ingesting complex collections of born-digital materials, with basic descriptive, preservation and relationship metadata, into a preservation repository. The project is based on needs identified by the JISC-funded Paradigm project and the Wellcome Library's Digital Curation in Action project.

Collectus -- A Digital Object Collector Tool

The UVa Library's Collectus digital object collector tool allows users to to collect image or text objects from a repository. The objects are collected as http pointer references to a repository that are stored as an XML file on any location selected by a user.


CollectiveAccess is web-based software to catalogue, manage, and publish museum and archival collections.


CodeWeavers delivers compatibility for Mac and Linux.


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.

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 ‘-’.

Chilkat Software

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

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. 

CDS Convert

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

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.


CCleaner is a tool for cleaning Windows PCs.

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.

CASPAR Software Releases

This page links to software releases from the CASPAR project.


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.

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.

California Digital Library Information Gateway for Technologists

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

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
Building A New Framework: Vocational Education For Digital Curators


Educational Programs
Broadcast WAVE Formats

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