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DigCurV: Digital Curator Vocational Education Europe

DigCurV: Digital Curator Vocational Education Europe

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Funded by:  European Commission

Main contact:   Ann Gow

Start date:  2011

End date:  2013

Subject area:
Information Studies - School of Humanities, College of Arts

A project funded by the European Commission’s Leonardo da Vinci programme to establish a curriculum framework for vocational training in digital curation. DigCurV brings together a network of partners to address the availability of vocational training for digital curators in the library, archive, museum and cultural heritage sectors needed to develop new skills that are essential for the long-term management of digital collections.

Founding Partners:
Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale (FRD), Digital Renaissance Foundation - New Technologies for Cultural Heritage, Italy
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Stiftung Öffentlichen Rechts Goettingen State and University Library (SUB), Germany
Humanities Advanced Technology Institute (HATII) at University of Glasgow, UK
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), USA
Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto (uToronto), Canada
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Vilniaus Universiteto Biblioteka (VUL), Lithuania
Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC)
The nestor qualification consortium