Here’s the weekly web archiving roundup for February 26, 2014–these news items go up each Wednesday, and will be pertinent to anyone with an interest in web archiving. Although news items are compiled by the Web Archiving Roundtable steering committee and Best Practices/Toolbox committee members, don’t be shy about posting additional items of interest to the [webarchiving] discussion list!
- “Preserving the Internet’s Embarassing Past“, by Spencer Longo: another article on “One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age”. http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/preserving-the-internets-embarrassing-past
- “Borges and Twitter“, Rebecca Reynolds: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/webarchive/2014/02/jorge-luis-borges-and-twitter.html
- “Duracloud announces new Archive-It integration feature“: http://blog.archive-it.org/2014/02/19/duracloud-announces-new-archive-it-integration-feature/
- “The 8 Most Popular Document Formats on the Web“, Duff Johnson: PDFs remain by far the most popular document format on the web. http://duff-johnson.com/2014/02/17/the-8-most-popular-document-formats-on-the-web/
- “Tessella reports: Preservica simplifies active preservation for DSpace repositories“, Christina Tealdi: Tessella has updated the workflow for its Preservica service to make it easier to ingest digital content from DSpace. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/02/prweb11614657.htm
- “More Podcast, Less Process Episode 7: humans.txt.mp3 — The Web Archivists Are Present“, with Jefferson Bailey and Joshua Ranger: A discussion of the complexities of web archiving with guests Alex Thurman and Lily Pregill. http://keepingcollections.org/more-podcast-less-process/