Web archiving roundup: January 22, 2016

Here’s your web archiving roundup for January 22, 2016!

  • Guest post–Ilya Kreymer on oldweb.todayIlya Kreymer explains how oldweb.today works.
  • The Internet is for CatsIf the most important content genre on the Internet is cat videos, how did the Internet work back when there was no video?
  • Political TV ad archive preserves lies for the agesThe Internet Archive will help you call out politicians who stretch the truth.
  • BowieNet: How David Bowie’s ISP foresaw the future of the internet.
  • The Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015 on The SignalIn case you missed them, here are the most popular posts from the Library of Congress’s digital preservation blog.
  • Rhizome Awarded $600,000 by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to build Webrecorder, a tool to archive the dynamic web.
  • Web Archives, Performance & CaptureChristie Peterson shares her talk from Web Archives 2015.
  • ‘From Clay to the Cloud’ examines human record: Museum exhibit urges us to consider the cultural record we create through the Internet and how that record is preserved.
  • Survey: How Do You Approach Web Archiving?Do you have fifteen minutes to tell the National Digital Stewardship Alliance about your organization’s web archiving activities?

 

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Weekly web archiving roundup: January 10, 2016

Happy new year, Roundtablers! Here is the weekly web archiving roundup for January 10, 2016!

  • Review of WS-DL’s 2015: The Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group revisit their accomplishments in 2015.
  • CNI Fall 2015 Membership Meeting Trip Report: An overview of the Coalition for Networked Information’s 2015 Fall Meeting.
  • Memento–Help Us Route URI Lookups to the Right Archives: An IIPC funded Archive Profiling project attempts to create a high level summary of the holdings of each web archive.
  • IIPC Co-Chair Cathy Hartman Retires: The IIPC bids a fond farewell to Cathy Hartman.
  • Aggregating Web Archives: Even small Web archives can make a contribution.
  • Why Not Store It All? Website bloat and the dangers of digital storage.