Weekly web archiving roundup: June 25, 2014

Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of June 25, 2014:

  • TSN and Hidden Articles“, by John Fontana.  Many of Canadian sports network TSN’s older articles cannot be accessed via the web and links to them no longer work.
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Weekly web archiving roundup: June 18, 2014

Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of June 18, 2014:

  • How to archive like a 5th grader“, from the Archive-It blog.  The K12 Web Archiving Program allows 5th through 12th grade students to participate in web archiving projects.

Weekly web archiving roundup: June 11, 2014

Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of June 11, 2014:

  • Second Circuit Upholds HathiTrust Verdict“, by Andrew Albanese.  The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld and earlier ruling in favor of the HathiTrust in the Authors Guild vs. HathiTrust case.

Web Archiving Roundtable: call for nominations

The Web Archiving Roundtable is accepting nominations for the positions of Vice Chair, Web Liaison, Education Coordinator, and Social Media Manager (1-2 positions to be filled). More information about these positions can be found on our website: http://www2.archivists.org/groups/web-archiving-roundtable/web-archiving-roundtable-bylaws

Interested parties should forward a brief candidate statement and bio to Tessa Fallon (Chair) at tessa.fallon@gmail.com and Trevor Alvord (Vice Chair, Chair Elect) at trevor_alvord@byu.edu by June 14, 2014 5:00 p.m. EST.

Elections will be held online in cooperation with SAA.

Please contact Tessa with any questions or concerns.

Position descriptions are as follows:

Vice Chair: (1 individual)
● Gives support to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the Chair as assigned.
● Operates as acting Chair in the absence of the Chair.
● Serves as member of the Steering Committee.
● Fulfills all responsibilities specified in Section X: Roundtables of the SAA Governance
Manual.

Web Liaison: (1 individual)
● Maintains and updates roundtable website, for both SAA and external sites.
● Serves as member of the Steering Committee.

Education Coordinator: (1 individual)
● Serves as the roundtable’s liaison to SAA Education Committee.
● Arranges informal online meet-ups for members.
● Prepares educational experiences, such as guest speakers, etc.
● Serves as member of the Steering Committee.

Social Media Managers: (1-2 individual[s])
● Coordinates and updates social media feeds utilized by the roundtable.

Weekly web archiving roundup: June 5, 2014

Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of June 5, 2014:

  • 3 Ways the Russian Government Plans to Police the Web“, by Kevin Rothrock. The Russian government has proposed new regulations to monitor internet traffic. These include archiving data about users and possibly giving the Russian Federal Security Service real time access to that data, although some sites may be exempt.