Web Archiving Roundup: July 2020

Time for our monthly round-up! Hope everyone is staying well and safe!

From IIPC: The Content Development Group reports on their 2019-2020 work, including the COVID-19 and Climate Change collections; Library and Archives Canada reports on their COVID-19 collecting; and what’s new from the Croatian Web Archive. IIPC is also hosting two upcoming webinars on visualizing web archives and Jupyter Notebooks.

Twitter got harder to capture :/

Archive-it announced their virtual partner meeting on October 7, as well as announced new staff, and other updates. Their next open call is July 29.

It’s all available online…until it’s not!

Video and article exploring base memes (the original meme a derivative meme is based off of) in web archives.

Only one article this month from Internet Histories: Forensic approaches to evaluating primary sources in internet history research: reconstructing early Web-based archival work (1989–1996) by James A. Hodges.

And a summary of a study reviewing WARC validation tools.

SAA is meeting virtually August 3-7!