Web Archiving Roundup: March, 2019

Help the SAA Electronic Records Section find more about the most useful resources for the electronic records community. You can find the survey and a bit more about their project here.

Registration for Archivematica Camp in Vancouver, June 24-26, is still open.

Early bird registration for IIPC Web Archiving Conference is now open. You can also take a look at the program.

The International Journal of Digital Humanities has an article on web archiving initiatives in Europe. The article is titled Web Archives as Data Resource for Digital Scholars.

The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation have launched the 2018 Brazilian Presidential Transition Web Archive.

Library of Congress Web Archives blog post from Jesse Johnston, Senior Digital Collections Specialist at LOC, gives a walkthrough into sorting through a set of US Government PDFs.

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the world wide web exploring internet archives through emulated legacy browsers with Rhizome!

Another fun article to celebrate the web’s 30th anniversary looking at Australia’s ugly 90’s websites.

The National Library of Ireland recently announced their 2018 Web Archiving collection.

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Web Archiving Roundup: February, 2019

You can still register for AASLH’s webinar Web Archiving: What, Why, and How, the webinar will take place on February 28 @3:00pm EST.

Archive-It will host an advanced training session on February 26 at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada), the session will focus on Archive-It as a Reference Tool.

The National Videogame Foundation in collaboration with Bath Spa University and funded by the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust, released a White Paper titled Game Over? Curating, Preserving and Exhibiting Videogames.

Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian, has an article in The Economist about digital preservation.

Ilya Kreymer, Webrecorder Lead Developer, shares his Code4Lib 2019 presentation slides.

A new release of web crawler project Heritrix 3 is now available.

Middlebury Facebook group Middlebury Memes for Crunchy Teens to be archived by Special Collections.

PhD candidate Rhiannon Lewis writes a response to the DPC’s Briefing Day on web archiving for community and individual archives.

New version of Web Archiving Integration Layer (WAIL) for macOS is now available.

Shawn M. Jones writes a blog post for the Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group at Old Dominion University regarding Google+ shutting down.

Stanford Libraries receives a $25 million grant to preserve Silicon Valley Archives

PANDORA, Australia’s Web Archive, initially established by the National Library of Australia celebrates its 10 year anniversary.

Web Archiving Roundup: January, 2019

Here is your first Web Archiving Roundup of 2019!

Web Archiving Roundup: December 17, 2018

Here’s your Web Archiving Roundup for December, 2018:

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Web Archiving Roundup: November 21, 2018

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Web Archiving Roundup: October 23, 2018

Yes, we’re back! (you’re welcome)

It’s been a while since our last roundup so we thought it would be a good idea to do a quick recap. The SAA Web Archiving Section recently held elections for the Steering Committee for vice chair, secretary, education coordinator, communications manager, and student member. The newly appointed members are:

Emily Ward, Digital Archivist, East Baton Rouge Parish Library
Vice Chair/Chair-Elect

Julia Corrin, University Archivist, Carnegie Mellon University
Education Coordinator

Kelsey O’Connell, Digital Archivist, Northwestern University
Secretary

Elisa Landaverde, Metadata Librarian, Michigan State University
Communications Manager

Louise LoBello, Archives Student, Rutgers University
Student Member

We are currently working on updating our microsite so stay tuned for our new look.

And now for our October roundup, here are some web archiving highlights:

Web Archiving Roundup: July 2, 2018

Here’s your Web Archiving Roundup for July 2, 2018:

  • In Web Archives for the Analog Archivist, Aleksandr Gelfand writes: ‘By incorporating the use of Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine into their workflows, archivists working primarily with analog records may enhance their ability in such tasks as the construction of a processing plan, the creation of more accurate historical descriptions for finding aids, and potentially may be able to provide better reference services to their patrons.’
  • The British Library looks at its preservation plans for emerging formats, including archived websites.
  • In Wales, MirrorWeb will work with the Welsh Government ‘to digitally archive the Welsh nation’s online presence.’
  • In the next few weeks, Cobweb will begin conducting user testing of its functional prototype to learn from potential users about what they’d consider most useful in a collaborative collection development platform.
  • A look at Memento Tracer: High Fidelity Web Archiving at Scale.

Web Archiving Roundup: May 29, 2018

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Web Archiving Roundup: May 7, 2018

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Web Archiving Roundup: April 16, 2018

Here’s your Web Archiving Roundup for April 16, 2018: