Weekly web archiving roundup: January 28, 2015

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
  • The Promise of WebARChive Files: Exploring the Internet Archive as a Historical Resource“, from Ian Milligan.  Milligan’s presentation at the American Historical Association annual meeting on the opportunity and challenge of WARC files as historical record. Milligan urges historians to get involved and begin thinking about retaining the data that webarchivists generate today (link goes to Milligan’s blog post about the panel).
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Weekly web archiving roundup: January 14, 2015

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.

Weekly web archiving roundup: January 7, 2015

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.