The Digital Curation Unit


The mission of the Digital Curation Unit (DCU), established in 2007, is to conduct research, develop technologies and applications, provide services and training, and act as a national focus point in the field of digital curation.


Latest news


4CH Interviews


Watch the interviews of 4CH partners and stakeholders on topics related to Cultural Heritage and the Competence Centre.


UNESCO Chair on Digital Methods for the Humanities and Social Sciences at AUEB


Athens University of Economics and Business has announced a new UNESCO Chair in Digital Methods for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The aim of the Chair is to promote the digital transformation of work practices in the Humanities and Social Sciences, through international collaborations under the auspices of UNESCO.


Agiatis Benardou appointed Director for DARIAH-EU!


Exciting news! Our colleague, Agiatis Benardou, has been appointed by the General Assembly as Director for DARIAH-EU!


(Ελληνικά) Ερωτηματολόγιο "Ψηφιακού Τοπίου"


(Ελληνικά) Πάρτε μέρος στη διαδικτυακή έρευνα για τη χρήση ψηφιακών μεθόδων στις Ανθρωπιστικές και Κοινωνικές Επιστήμες και βοηθήστε μας να κατανοήσουμε τις ανάγκες της κοινότητας!


(Ελληνικά) Εμβληματική δράση ΕΛΙΔΕΚ: Ψηφιακό Τοπίο


(Ελληνικά) Η εμβληματική δράση του ΕΛΙΔΕΚ “Το αναδυόμενο τοπίο ψηφιακής εργασίας στις Ανθωπιστικές Επιστήμες στο πλαίσιο των ευρωπαϊκών υποδομών DARIAH και CLARIN”, που συντονίζεται από το ΕΚ Αθηνά με εταίρο την Ακαδημία Αθηνών, είναι στον αέρα!


4CH Data Browser: a 4CH resource available online


Visit the online 4CH Data Browser, a digital resource of the 4CH project and get access to the database of European projects on topics relevant for the 4CH work program.

DCU is undertaking research and development projects, in collaboration with research, governmental and private sector organizations, relevant to the broader field of digital curation.

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    APOLLONIS. Greek Infrastructure for Digital Arts, Humanities and Language Research and Innovation
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    (Ελληνικά) Εμβληματική δράση ΕΛΙΔΕΚ "Ψηφιακό Τοπίο"
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    Digital Curation Services

    The project Digital Curation Services supports the advancement of research and development efforts according to DCU’s research directions and work programme.

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    4CH - Competence Centre for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage

Tools and Systems

MORe Aggregator

MORe Aggregator

The Metadata & Object Repository (MoRe) is an easy and powerful tool to aggregate information. Harvest metadata from multiple sources in multiple schemas. Validate, clean and normalize large amounts of content. Transform into a common schema and publish to multiple targets.

Mopseus Digital Library

Mopseus Digital Library

The Mopseus digital library is a flexible and powerful digital library. Design and use any metadata schema, define taxonomies and integrate them with cataloguing.

Latest Publications

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The Greek Landscape of Digital Humanities Initiatives.
Dritsou, Vicky
Presentation at Fiesole Retreat 2022, Athens, April 5 , 2022.
Aggregation and Curation of Historical Archive Information.
Constantopoulos, Panos; Dritsou, Vicky; Ilvanidou, Maria; Chroni, Alexandra
In: Karagiannis, Dimitris; Lee, Moonkun; Hinkelmann, Knut; Utz, Wilfrid (Ed.): Domain-Specific Conceptual Modeling, Chapter 23, Pages: 523-540, Springer, 2022, ISBN: 978-3-030-93546-7.
DH Goes Viral.
Barker, Elton; Benardou, Agiatis; Giorgio, Sara Di; Dritsou, Vicky; Dombrowski, Quinn; Felicetti, Achille; Gardikas, Katerina; Garnett, Vicky; Ilvanidou, Maria; Irollo, Alba; Floch, Justine Le; Meghini, Carlo; Mikros, George; Papaki, Eliza; Richardson, Lorna; Schreibman, Susan; Terras, Melissa; Tsakonas, Giannis
2021, ISBN: 978-618-85875-0-2.
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Training on digital curation practices as well as on specific tools and systems is an important aspect of the Digital Curation Unit’s activities. The Digital Curation Unit, as a training provider, often undertakes educational programs either in the context of a project or by assignment.

This section features the training programs, seminars, summer schools and all other educational activities that the DCU has undertaken in the past or is planning for the immediate future.