Digital Curation: Spring 2012


Jane Zhang


The Catholic University of America


Spring 2012


This course provides an overview of digital curation as a lifecycle management strategy to manage, evaluate, collect, organize, preserve, share, and support the use and re-use of digital assets. The course introduces digital curation models, infrastructures, standards, initiatives, and technical tools; and covers the concepts and skills involved in creating and managing an integrated and sustainable digital cultural heritage repository as a trusted body of digital information for current and future use.

Required Textbook:

Ross Harvey. 2010. Digital Curation: A How-to-do-it Manual.

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