DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle

May. 14, - May. 19, 2011
Location: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill , North Carolina

DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle

May 15-20, 2011 & January 4-5, 2012 (One price for two sessions)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

About the Institute

  • Join other digital curation practitioners in a week-long intensive institute taught by international digital curation experts
  • Learn about the digital object lifecycle and practical tools for managing your digital collection over time
  • Engage in collaborative discussions with classmates and instructors
  • Reconvene in January to report on and share strategies for application of the Institute's lessons, tools and content

This professional institute consists of one five-day session in May 2011 and a two-day follow-up session in January 2012. Each day of the May session will include lectures, discussion and an interactive component. A course pack and a private, online discussion space will be provided to supplement learning and application of the material. An opening reception, break-time snacks and drinks, and a dinner will also be included.

See the institute's agenda page to view the 2010 course structure and course subjects. 2011 agenda may be subject to some revisions and reorganization.


Registration is now open! Click here to register for the 2011 DigCCurr Institute.


  • Regular registration : $750
  • Late registration (after April 15, 2011) : $800
  • Summer Institute accommodations (includes 5 nights of a private room in a 4 room/2 bath dorm suite on the UNC campus, with kitchen, linens, and internet access) : $250*
  • We highly recommend that you choose the on-campus accommodations.

*If you are a grant recipient working on a digital project, we recommend that you check with your program officer to request approval to use available grant funds to attend the institute.


Institute Instructors

  • From the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Dr. Helen Tibbo, Dr. Cal Lee, and Dr. Richard Marciano.
  • Dr. Carolyn Hank, from McGill University.
  • Dr. Nancy McGovern, from the University of Michigan.
  • Dr. Seamus Ross, from the University of Toronto.
  • Dr. Manfred Thaller, from the University of Cologne.

For more information on the instructors, see the institute's biography page.

For more information, e-mail Dr. Helen Tibbo at [tibbo (at) email (dot) unc (dot) edu]
Dr. Cal Lee at [callee (at) email (dot) unc (dot) edu], or
Kaitlin L. Costello at [kaitcost (at) email (dot) unc (dot) edu].