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.


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Job opportunity in Digital Humanities


Job opportunity in Digital Humanities!


ATRIUM: Transnational Access Scheme Grants


Fully funded training visits to European institutions in the Digital Humanities, in the framework of the European project ATRIUM.


4CH project users' needs survey


Help 4CH project to identify users’ needs. Take part in the survey by 29 October 2023.


"The 'Digital Landscape in Greece' Web Survey" poster presentation in DARIAH Annual Event 2023


The Digital Landscape project, coordinated by Digital Curation Unit, participates in the DARIAH 2023 Annual Meeting, Budapest, 6-9 June, with the poster presentation “The ‘Digital Landscape in Greece’ Web Survey”.


Poster "Working with Flow: Workflows for Accessing 4CH Services" in DARIAH Annual Event 2023


The abstract model that represents the general workflow for accessing the 4CH Competence Centre services will be presented by our partners Vicky Dritsou and Panos Constantopoulos, along with Achille Felicetti (PIN, Università degli Studi di Firenze), in the DARIAH 2023 Annual Event, Budapest, 6-9 June.




TRANS-Lighthouses is an EU-funded project that aims to gather evidence on material and immaterial results of Nature Based Solutions (NBS) in order to rethink and reframe the main elements that compose the complexity of creating social and ecologically just NBS.

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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    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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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.