CINCH Project

Developed by the State Library of North Carolina (part of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources), CINCH was funded by a 2011 Institute of Museum and Library Services Sparks! Ignition grant.

Institutional Partners

Project Staff

  • Kelly Eubank. North Carolina State Archives
  • Dean Farrell. State Library of North Carolina
  • Katie McCormick. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, J. Murrey Atkins Library
  • Katie Nash. Elon University, Belk Library
  • Scott Ross. North Carolina Libraries for Virtual Education
  • Amy Rudersdorf. State Library of North Carolina (PI)

Publications & Presentations


Introduction to CINCH video tutorial. YouTube. July 2012

Digital preservation ingest can be a "CINCH." Library Hi-Tech. Forthcoming, July 2012

Digital preservation is a CINCH. June 2012. The Signal blog.

Collecting born-digital materials from the web: It's a CINCH! (.pdf) Digital Preservation Interest Group, American Library Association Annual Meeting. June 2012. Anaheim, CA.

Electronic records processing: It's a CINCH! (.pdf) Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. June 2012. Washington DC.

Harvesting from the harvest: Automatic extraction of state government publications from web archives. International Internet Preservation Consortium. April 30, 2012. Washington DC.


Press release. Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Press release. North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.