Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of April 8, 2015:
- “No wonder NM lawmakers frown on keeping webcasts“. “Archived webcasts of [Albuquerque] Senate floor and Senate Rules Committee action during the 2014 legislative session show a deception unfolding that led to the Legislature’s approval of a questionable sale of a building in a historic district near the Capitol.”
- “Facebook’s ‘On This Day’ seeks to retrieve memories“, from Caitlin Dewey. Facebook is the latest to get into the nostalgia game with a feature called “On This Day,” which will surface past status updates, photos and posts you’ve been tagged in to a designated page.
- “CLOCKSS and CHORUS Partner to Support Perpetual Public Access to US Funded Research Articles“, from Newswise. The CLOCKSS Archive has entered into an agreement with CHORUS to support the archiving, preservation, and perpetual public access to articles reporting on US federally funded research.
- “Indiana’s governor seems to have a long history of opposing gay rights“, from Colin Campbell. A BuzzFeed reporter noted on Tuesday that a web capture in the Wayback Machine shows Pence, a former congressman, opposing efforts to protect gays from discrimination and supporting “assistance to those seeking to change their sexual behaviour” in 2000.