The DCIC and its labs are seeded by a number of externally funded projects that span the development of cyberinfrastructure at scale and collections relating to justice, human rights, and cultural heritage:
CYBERINFRASTRUCTURE for the CURATION and MANAGEMENT of DIGITAL ASSETS at SCALE:
JUSTICE, HUMAN RIGHTS, & CULTURAL HERITAGE:
Legacy of Slavery in MD
ARC: Archives Research and Collaboration Lab
Director: Ricky Punzalan
ARC studies and develops innovative approaches, systems, strategies, and tools to foster sustainable futures for archives, preservation, and digital curation.
SALT: Sustainable Archives and Leveraging Technologies
Director: Richard Marciano
SALT is an interdisciplinary lab, which focuses on the long-term preservation of digital cultural and research assets at scale. SALT is an acronym for
SustainAbiLiTy and uses as its logo the two thousand year-old ancient Chinese pictograph for salt ("yan") which is a metaphor for the integration of policy, governance, infrastructure, and content.