Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of January 28, 2015:
- “Library of Alexandria v2.0“, from Ed Summers. Post on Summers’ thoughts on the New Yorker’s article on Internet Archive and the webarchiving service landscape
Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of January 21, 2015:
- “The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived?“, from Jill Lepore. Piece on the ethereal and temporary nature of the web, reference rot, what web archiving is, and the Internet Archive’s role in preserving the Internet for the long term.
Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of January 14, 2015:
- “NYARC – Web Archiving Quality Assurance (QA)“, from NYARC. Procedural guide and reference source for issues specific to assuring the quality of specialist art historical resources collected from the web by the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC), using the Internet Archive’s software service Archive-It.
- “Announcing a New Partnership: California Digital Library, UC Libraries, and Internet Archive’s Archive-It Service“, by Rosalie Lack. The CDL and the UC Libraries are partnering with Internet Archive’s Archive-It Service. In the coming year, CDL’s Web Archiving Service (WAS) collections and all core infrastructure activities, i.e., crawling, indexing, search, display, and storage, will be transferred to Archive-It.
Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of January 7, 2015:
- “Page Not Found: Video Games’ Vanishing History,” by Matt Helgeson. Thanks to the proliferation of blogs, websites, and videos on services like YouTube and Twitch, there is more content on video games being produced than ever before. However, we’re also losing a significant portion of the industry’s history on a daily basis.