Here’s your Web Archiving Roundup for March 19, 2018:
- Read about the Accidental Web Archive at Virginia Tech: Roger Christman reflects upon what went into creating the Library of Virginia’s ‘Tragedy at Virginia Tech,’ Archive-It collection. (Archived link.)
- Listen to Nicki Saylor and Trevor Owens talk about preserving online web cultures. (Archived link.)
- In partnership with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloane Foundation, Yale has plans to ‘recover more than 3,000 obsolete computer programs so that they can be accessed with modern technology.’ (Archived link.)
- In Ireland, the Web Archiving & Preservation Task Force has reconvened. (Archived link.)
- Don’t forget: iPres is accepting contributions for its September conference. This year’s theme — Where art and science meet: the art in science and the science in art. Papers, posters, demonstrations, workshops, tutorials, and panels are due on April 15. Other contributions — digital preservation games, original graphics, and lightning talks — are due in May.
- And, both the Digital Library Federation Forum and Digital Preservation 2018 are accepting proposals. Proposals for both conferences are due on May 7, 2018.