Web Archiving Section Leadership Announcement

The Web Archiving Section is excited to announce the new leadership for the 2019-2020 Steering Committee!  The leadership roster is as follows:

Chair: Emily Ward
Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect: Tori Maches
Education Coordinator: Julia Corrin
Communications Manager: Nicole Greenhouse
Secretary: Kelsey O’Connell
Student Member: Lydia Andeskie

Congratulations and best of luck to those newly elected!

Web Archiving Roundup: July, 2019

The Web Archiving and Metadata Digital Object Sections will hold a joint event during the SAA Annual Meeting in Austin, TX. Join us on Saturday, August 3rd for a debate on descriptive metadata and web archiving.

The 2019 Archive-It Partner Meeting coincides with SAA’s Annual Meeting, registration is still open.

Graphic Designer Sam Henri Gold has been archiving Apple ads from the 1970s to the present, you can take a look at the archive directly from the article.

ArchiveSpark 3.0 is now available, take a look a the updates in GitHub.

Check out this article about a High School student’s experience working for the Archives Unleashed team.

The latest issue of the Newsletter from the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods includes an article on research challenges using web archives for social research.

Registration is still open for the Specialized Data Curation Workshop hosted by the Data Curation Network at Washington University in St. Louis.

The Digital Preservation Coalition is crowd-sourcing a list of endangered digital materials. Nominations close on Friday August 30th, 2019.