Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of November 12, 2014:
- “Digital History Seminar – Interrogating the archived UK web: Historians and Social Scientists Research Experiences“, from Peter Webster, Richard Deswarte, and Gareth Millwood. The UK Web Archive has partnered with the Institute of Historical Research (IHR) and the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) in the project ‘Big UK Domain Data for the Arts and Humanities Project’ (BUDDAH) where a new research interface is being developed to further academic research into web archives. Peter Webster introduces Web Archiving, the BUDDAH project and the new research interface, and Gareth Millward and Richard Deswarte relate their experiences in using the resource to research the history of disabled people and accessibility on the WWW, and Euroscepticism. Seminar includes streaming video as well as slides from the individual speakers.
- “Digital Archive Lets Web Surfers Travel Back in Time“, by Elizabeth Palermo. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web this year, Stanford created a digital archive of its bygone Web pages, some of which were among the earliest pages ever published on the Web.
- “The Internet Archive Has Brought Back 900 Classic Arcade Games That You Can Play For Free“; the Internet Archive has brought back some 900 classic 80’s arcade games.
- “Project brings more than 900 vintage arcade games to Web,” by Lisa Respers France. The Internet Archive, which is a nonprofit founded to build an Internet library, now has the Internet Arcade, where gamers with a taste for nostalgia can go at it for free.