Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of September 10, 2015:
- Playing at Web Archiving: Why not use a interactive fiction engine to built a “web archiving simulator” that takes you through the core web archiving life-cycle?
- Cooking Up a Solution to Link Rot: Sixty-six to seventy-three percent of web addresses in the footnotes of three Harvard law journals and nearly 50 percent of web addresses in U.S. Supreme Court decisions from 1996 to 2012 suffered from reference rot.
- The Story of How the Internet Came to India–An Insider’s Account: On August 15, 1995, Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) launched public Internet access in India. IBNLive is commemorating 20 years of the Internet in India with a special series.
- Beginner’s Guide to Web Archives, Part 3: Coming to the end of his short time working on web archives at the British Library, science-policy intern Peter Spooner reflects on the process of creating a web archive special collection.
- So You Want to Get Started in Web Archiving? Fear not, there are a few places to visit to get a quick sense of what’s going on!
- LANL’s Time Travel Portal, Part 1 and Part 2: The Time Travel portal, launched in February 2015, provides cross-system discovery of Mementos.
- Viral Content in the UK Domain: A look at how the web archive of the UK Domain approaches malware.
- Using Mathematica to Plot Locations Mentioned in Web Archives: What we could do with Mathematica 10’s (relatively) new geographic visualization services?
- Soft Launch of WebArchives.ca: WebArchives.ca provides access to the University of Toronto’s Archive-It Collection of Canadian Political Parties and Political Interest Groups, which they have been collecting since late 2005.