Web Archiving Roundup: July 2, 2018

Here’s your Web Archiving Roundup for July 2, 2018:

  • In Web Archives for the Analog Archivist, Aleksandr Gelfand writes: ‘By incorporating the use of Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine into their workflows, archivists working primarily with analog records may enhance their ability in such tasks as the construction of a processing plan, the creation of more accurate historical descriptions for finding aids, and potentially may be able to provide better reference services to their patrons.’
  • The British Library looks at its preservation plans for emerging formats, including archived websites.
  • In Wales, MirrorWeb will work with the Welsh Government ‘to digitally archive the Welsh nation’s online presence.’
  • In the next few weeks, Cobweb will begin conducting user testing of its functional prototype to learn from potential users about what they’d consider most useful in a collaborative collection development platform.
  • A look at Memento Tracer: High Fidelity Web Archiving at Scale.
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