Register now for the 2011 DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle

November 22, 2010

The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle, in May 2011 and January 2012.

The Institute is a two part session consisting of one five-day session in May 2011 and a two-day follow-up session and a day-long symposium in January 2012. The Institute is designed to foster skills, knowledge and community-building among professionals responsible for the curation of digital materials. The summer session will include lectures, discussion and hands-on "lab" components. A course pack and a private, online discussion space will be provided to supplement learning and application of the material.

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

An opening reception dinner on Sunday, break time snacks and coffee, and a dinner on Thursday will also be included.


  • Regular registration: $750
  • Late registration (after April 15, 2010): $800
  • Summer Institute accommodations (includes five (5) nights of a private room in a four (4) room/two bath dorm suite on the UNC campus, with kitchen, linens and Internet access): $250*

The fee covers accommodations for May 2011 only.

*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.

To register for the May session, visit:

To register for the January session, visit:

For more information about the Institute, visit the Web site or contact Kaitlin Costello ( If you have questions about registration or fees, contact Wakefield Harper ( or 919.962.8366.