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


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!


MSc "Digital Methods for the Humanities" applications - Round 2


Round 2 applications for the Postgraduate Programme “Digital Methods for the Humanities” of the Athens University of Economics and Business for the academic year 2022-23 are now open! Those interested can submit their application until Monday 12 September 2022.


Recap of the DARIAH Annual Event 2022

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The DARIAH 2022 Annual Event on “Storytelling”, organized by DARIAH ERIC in collaboration with the ATHENA Research Centre in the framework of the APOLLONIS Infrastructure and held on 31 May – 3 June at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens, was the first hybrid DARIAH event after two years of pandemic and online events.


DARIAH Annual Event 2022 comes to Athens!

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The pan-European Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities DARIAH organises the DARIAH Annual Event 2022 as a hybrid meeting on May 31st to June 3rd at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens, Greece. Topic of this year’s event is Storytelling.

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.