Here’s the weekly web archiving roundup for March 12, 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!
- “Keep Everything 1.0 – Light and Fast Web Archiver for iOS“, by Hyoseo Park: Groosoft has released an iPhone app which allows users to archive any web content from a browser on their phone. http://prmac.com/release-id-65946.htm
- “Forever accessible archives? Michigan moves its records to the cloud“, John Breeden II; The state of Michigan has moved its electronic records to the cloud using commercial software called Preservica: http://gcn.com/articles/2014/03/05/michigan-archives.aspx
- “Ukraine Conflict Collection: Web archive ensures site stability through crisis“: The Archive-It team is working to ensure access to web content related to the Ukranian Cconflict through its Ukranian Conflict Collection. http://blog.archive-it.org/2014/03/11/ukraine-conflict-collection-web-archive-ensures-site-stability-through-crisis/
- “Tim Berners-Lee on the Web at 25: the past, present and future“,Tim Berners-Lee; Tim Berners-Lee reflects on the world wide web and lays out his vision of the future. http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2014/03/web-at-25/tim-berners-lee
- “CALLING FOR BACK UP“, hosted by Bob Garfield; Another story about the how the Crimean Center for Investigative Journalism backed up their web history using Archive-It. http://www.onthemedia.org/story/calling-back/