Web Archiving Roundup: December 17, 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

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  • 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

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Web Archiving Roundup: April 2, 2018

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Web Archiving Roundup: March 19, 2018

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Web Archiving Roundup: March 5, 2018

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