Nov. 1, 2019: Mellon Sawyer Seminar

Dr. Marciano Speaks at the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Nov. 1, 2019 Creating Data (and Absence) from the Quantitative to the Digital Age The University of Pittsburgh was awarded $225,000 from the Andrew Mellon Foundation’s Sawyer Seminar program to fund a multi-year collaborative initiative titled: “Information Ecosystems: Creating Data (and Absence) From the Quantitative to… Read More

Jul. 11, 2019: CAS Workshop at AERI2019 in Liverpool, UK

ARCHIVAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2019, July 11, 2019 in Liverpool, UK Developing a Computational Curriculum Framework for Archival Education Facilitators: Jenny Bunn (UCL/UK), Mark Hedges (KCL/UK) and Richard Marciano (UMD/US) This half-day curriculum development workshop acted as a forum for sharing emerging practice and developing curricula for what has recently been labelled Computational Archival… Read More

Jun. 20-21, 2019: UK-US Computational Archival Science Datathon in London

The National Archives, Kew UK: Organizers: Left to right Ryan Cox, Research Archivist, Maryland State Archives, USA. David Beavan, Senior Research Software Engineer, The Alan Turing Institute. Pip Willcox, Head of Research, The National Archives, UK. Prof David De Roure, University of Oxford/The Alan Turing Institute. Prof Richard Marciano, Director of Digital Curation Innovation Center,… Read More

May 9, 2018: Celebrating Dr. Michael Kurtz’s Accomplishments at the DCIC Center

Celebrating Dr. Michael Kurtz’s Accomplishments at the DCIC Center The DCIC staff (past, present… and future) were very honored to celebrate Dr. Michael J. Kurtz for his leadership and (too) many (to count) contributions at the University of Maryland, most recently as the Associate Director of the Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC) in the College… Read More

Feb. 12, 2019: UCLA Kenneth Karmiole Lecture in Archival Studies

Dr. Richard Marciano Invited to Deliver 2019 Kenneth Karmiole Lecture in Archival Studies at UCLA “Director of the University of Maryland’s Digital Curation Innovation Center to present an annual lecture named for UCLA IS alum and antiquarian bookseller.” “Richard Marciano, professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland and director of… Read More

Aug. 15, 2018: SAA-Sponsored DCIC-Harvard CAS Workshop

Aug. 15, 2018: SAA-Sponsored Community Engagement Workshop Integrating Archival Education with Technology & Research Organized by the DCIC and Harvard Library Organizers: U. Maryland iSchool/DCIC: Michael Kurtz, Bill Underwood, Katrina Fenlon, Richard Marciano Harvard Library: Daina Bouquin (Space Librarian and Data Scientist) Workshop Flyer: SAA_workshop_flyer18     AGENDA: 8:30 am: Registration and coffee / snacks… Read More

Feb. 20, 2018: 13th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC18) in Barcelona

UMD iSchool Students and Faculty Present at the International Digital Curation Conference (Barcelona, Feb. 20, 2018) Richard Marciano presented a talk at the 13th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC18), Feb. 20, Barcelona, Spain. “Building Open-Source Digital Curation Services and Repositories at Scale”, Richard Marciano, Greg Jansen, Will Thomas, Sohan Shah, and Michael Kurtz. See: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc18/programme… Read More

Dec. 14, 2017: Harvard Library CAS Unconference

Harvard Library Computational Archival Science Unconference 2017 (Cambridge, Dec. 14, 2017) The Harvard Library hosted an amazing day-long CAS unconference! See: https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hlcas2017/home The goal of this event was to connect scholars researching and developing computational methods for archives with archivists and librarians using computational methods to curate and manage collections, explore collaborations, and provide an… Read More