About us

What is the DCIC?

The DCIC is a research center that sponsors interdisciplinary projects that explore the integration of archival research data and technology to generate new forms of analysis for historical research engagement. We provide undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students the opportunity to work on research projects that address real archival and information management challenges faced by different organizations, including government agencies, academic institutions, and corporations.

MISSION: 

Be a leader in the digital curation research and education fields, and foster interdisciplinary partnerships using Big Records and archival analytics through public / industry /government partnerships.

GOALS: 

Sponsor interdisciplinary projects that explore the integration of archival research data, user-contributed data, and technology to generate new forms of analysis and historical research engagement.

MOTTO: 

Integrating Education and Research

Where is the DCIC located?

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