Library Juice Academy

Online Professional Development for Librarians

Certificate in Digital Curation

The Library Juice Academy Certificate in Digital Curation is designed for those working in libraries, archives and museums interested in learning more about and expanding their skillset in curating and maintaining unique digital assets. This certificate covers the basic principles of digital curation, a growing field which encompasses the creation, management and long-term stewardship of unique and valuable digital assets in libraries and other cultural heritage settings. Upon completion of the certificate program, the student will be prepared to undertake projects in digital curation, including collection development, rights and access, and digital preservation, with an understanding of professional ethics and responsible stewardship.

The certificate requires the completion of six courses, which can be taken in any order.

Courses in this series (each course title is a clickable link leading to more information):

Course Instructor Credits Cost
Fundamentals of Digital Curation in Libraries, Archives and Museums Natalie Baur 1.5 CEUs $175
Introduction to Digital Preservation Natalie Baur 1.5 CEUs $175
Appraisal and Collection Development for Digital Special Collections Natalie Baur 1.5 CEUs $175
Metadata and Description for Digital Special Collections Elliot Williams 1.5 CEUs $175
Digital Repository Fundamentals and Design Christina Harlow 1.5 CEUs $175
Ethics and Sustainability for Digital Curation Natalie Baur 1.5 CEUs $175

You can register for all six courses in the certificate program at once, at a 10% discount.

Natalie Baur

Natalie Baur is currently the Digital Preservation Librarian at El Colegio de México in Mexico City, an institution of higher learning specializing in the humanities and social sciences. Previously, she served as the Archivist for the Cuban Heritage Collection at the University of Miami Libraries and was a 2015-2016 Fulbright-García Robles fellowship recipient, looking at digital preservation issues in Mexican libraries, archives and museums. She holds an M.A. in History and a certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Delaware and an M.L.S. with a concentration in Archives, Information and Records Management from the University of Maryland.

Elliot Williams

Elliot Williams is the Digital Initiatives Metadata Librarian at the University of Miami, where he manages metadata for the libraries’ unique digital resources. Elliot has over five years of experience with cataloging and metadata, working with a variety of systems, materials, and schemas. He holds an MS in Information Studies, with a focus on archives and records management, from the University of Texas at Austin and an MA in American History from the University of Miami.