Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of March 25, 2015:
- “That Time Ted Cruz Waded Into a Big Conspiracy Theory“, by Matt Berman. A (partisan, but still interesting) look at TedCruz.org, the 2012 campaign site for the Senate candidate in Texas. It’s mostly gone now, and has been for years. But online archives, complete with Cruz’s old blog posts, still exist. Much of what’s there is mundane. But some of it wades into the conspiratorial.
Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of March 18, 2015:
- Memento Hackathon, from Librecat. Overview of the two day Hackathon event at Ghent University Library where technologists from all over Europe gathered to explore time travel using the Memento protocol presented by Herbert Van de Sompel and Harihar Shankar from Los Alamos National Laboratory. Slides are available.
Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of March 11, 2015:
- “Crawling websites using RSS feeds“, from Kristinn Sigurdsson. Post on the advantages of crawling websites using an RSS feed. Using Kris’ add-on for Heritrix, CrawlRSS, you can crawl sites (notably news sites) both more effectively (getting more good content) and efficiently (getting less redundant content) because the RSS feeds pull out the most critical data we need from the site.
Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of March 4, 2015: