Title Digital Curator Vocational Education Europe
Project Number 510023-2010-LLP-UK-LNW
Product Type website
New jobs are emerging for digital curators with the skills needed for the long-term management of the digital resources being collected by cultural institutions as a result of the growth of the digital economy. The DigCurV network brings together organisations in Europe, Canada and the USA with strong track records in the field of digital libraries and digital preservation to establish a framework for vocational training for digital curators in the library, archives, museums and cultural activities sector.
www.digcur-education.org will provide news and information about the project’s activities, and will publish the project’s results. The website will also offer opportunities for stakeholders in the centres of competence and vocational training in digital curation, educational and cultural institutions, and policy makers to follow the project’s progress and to become involved in its activities.
Description Digcur-education.org will provide information about the project to establish a framework for vocational training for digital curators in the library, archives, museums and cultural activities sector, the project partners and its activities. Results will be published on the website including reports, profiles of training opportunities, evaluation of training needs and the DigCur curriculum framework, together with details of events and opportunities for stakeholders to become involved with the project.
Educators and trainers specialising in digital curation and digital preservation.
Digital curators, Digital archivists, Digital preservation specialists, Digital library specialists, curators, archivists, librarians.
Managers working in archives, libraries and museums.
Result The project's results and in particular the DigCurV framework for vocational training for digital curators in the library, archives, museums and cultural activities sector are disseminated to stakeholders and take-up of the framework by educators and training organisations is stimulated.
Area of application To disseminate news and information about the project's activities to the target audiences