Web Archiving Roundup: June, 2019

This month the Sunlight Foundation, an organization advocating for open government, published an article on the weaknesses in Federal Agencies’ archival practices.

Catch the livestream recording from the IIP Web Archiving Conference.

You can now take a look at the slides from Ian Milligan & Nick Ruest’s presentation on the Archives Unleashed Cloud Project at IIPC Web Archiving Conference.

Both paper and presentation slides on Judging Visual Correspondence in Web Archives are now available. This presentation was done by Brenda Reyes Ayala at the ACM/IEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL).

The Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group at Old Dominion University has posted a trip report on the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL).

Rhizome recently announced an opportunity for Webrecorder users and community members to financially support Webrecorder, some of the benefits include full range of tools and expanded storage for web collections.

Check out this i-D magazine article on the case for archiving our digital lives.

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Web Archiving Roundup: May, 2019

UPDATE – Join the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Meeting during ALA Annual 2019 for a presentation and Q&A on the Library of Congress Web Archiving Program on Sunday, June 23, 2019, 9:00-10:00AM at the Marriott Marquis.

Now accepting nominations for the SAA Web Archiving Section’s 2019-2020 Steering Committee: https://www2.archivists.org/groups/web-archiving-section/now-accepting-2019-2020-steering-committee-nominations.

Registration for the IIPC Web Archiving Conference ends May 24. The conference will be hosted by the National and University Library of Croatia in Zagreb, which coincides with the 15h anniversary of the Croatian Web Archive (HAW).

For members of the Digital Preservation Coalition, the DPC Web Archiving & Preservation Task Force is inviting delegates to a meeting on July 18, in London. The meeting is free for DPC members, registration ends July 10.

IIPC Content Development Group is asking for contributions to their Climate Change Collection, and their Artificial Intelligence Collection.

Ben Els, Digital Curator at the National Library of Luxembourg, gives us a glimpse not the effort to capture the Luxembourg elections.

Seth Denbo, Director of Scholarly Communication and Digital Initiatives at the American Historical Association, strikes a cord on the challenges of scale in an article titled Data Overload.

The Atlantic has an article on the implication of AI vacuum cleaners from tech companies.

You can now read the paper presented at the 2018 World Library and Information Congress by the Library of Congress, the paper is titled Institutions as Social Media Collector: Lessons Learned from the Library of Congress.

The National Library of the Netherlands has recently launched a collection of archived websites from the Chinese Community in the Netherlands.

ECAL (École cantonale d’art de Lausanne) has launched a website called Information Mesh celebrating the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web.

Web Archiving Roundup: April, 2019

The Library of Congress Digital Collections Development Coordinator positioncloses soon (May 1st)!

Archive-It is hosting a training webinar on Web Archiving Systems API (WASAPI). Zoom in on Wednesday, May 29that 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern.

This one came through my Archive-It listserv this morning; a webinar about WASAPI on May 29:  https://support.archive-it.org/hc/en-us/community/posts/360043527372-New-training-webinar-The-Web-Archiving-Systems-API-WASAPI-.Register here.

Registration for the Society of American Archivists Annual Meetingis now open. 

The ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) has published a list of accepted workshopsand tutorials. 

You can now watch Michael L. Nelson’s keynote “Web Archives at the Nexus of Good Fakes and Flawed Originals”at CNIs April meeting. 

Rhizome presents “The Art Happens Here: Net Art’s Archival Poetics,” an exhibition using web archives as art. If you happen to be in New York, you can see this exhibit at the New Museum until May 26.

The National Library of China will archive 200 billion Weibo postsin a project to preserve China’s digital heritage.

Katie Cuyler, Librarian at University of Alberta Libraries, on archiving Alberta’s climate change datain danger to disappear with the change of government. You can access the collection here.

Jason Scott, from TEXTFILES.COM, recently published The MySpace Dragon Hoard, a collection of 450,000 mp3s from MySpace between 2008-2010. These songs were gathered prior to the recent MySpace data loss.

Check out Karl Blumenthal’s trick to crawl special emojis from Twitter.

Some interesting food for thought from Stephen Dowling’s BBC article.

Web Archiving Roundup: March, 2019

Help the SAA Electronic Records Section find more about the most useful resources for the electronic records community. You can find the survey and a bit more about their project here.

Registration for Archivematica Camp in Vancouver, June 24-26, is still open.

Early bird registration for IIPC Web Archiving Conference is now open. You can also take a look at the program.

The International Journal of Digital Humanities has an article on web archiving initiatives in Europe. The article is titled Web Archives as Data Resource for Digital Scholars.

The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation have launched the 2018 Brazilian Presidential Transition Web Archive.

Library of Congress Web Archives blog post from Jesse Johnston, Senior Digital Collections Specialist at LOC, gives a walkthrough into sorting through a set of US Government PDFs.

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the world wide web exploring internet archives through emulated legacy browsers with Rhizome!

Another fun article to celebrate the web’s 30th anniversary looking at Australia’s ugly 90’s websites.

The National Library of Ireland recently announced their 2018 Web Archiving collection.

Web Archiving Roundup: February, 2019

You can still register for AASLH’s webinar Web Archiving: What, Why, and How, the webinar will take place on February 28 @3:00pm EST.

Archive-It will host an advanced training session on February 26 at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada), the session will focus on Archive-It as a Reference Tool.

The National Videogame Foundation in collaboration with Bath Spa University and funded by the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust, released a White Paper titled Game Over? Curating, Preserving and Exhibiting Videogames.

Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian, has an article in The Economist about digital preservation.

Ilya Kreymer, Webrecorder Lead Developer, shares his Code4Lib 2019 presentation slides.

A new release of web crawler project Heritrix 3 is now available.

Middlebury Facebook group Middlebury Memes for Crunchy Teens to be archived by Special Collections.

PhD candidate Rhiannon Lewis writes a response to the DPC’s Briefing Day on web archiving for community and individual archives.

New version of Web Archiving Integration Layer (WAIL) for macOS is now available.

Shawn M. Jones writes a blog post for the Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group at Old Dominion University regarding Google+ shutting down.

Stanford Libraries receives a $25 million grant to preserve Silicon Valley Archives

PANDORA, Australia’s Web Archive, initially established by the National Library of Australia celebrates its 10 year anniversary.

Web Archiving Roundup: January, 2019

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Roundtable meeting agenda for SAA 2015

Web Archiving Roundtable meeting agenda

3-4:30 PM

Room 26C (Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114)

 

Business meeting (3-3:25)

3-3:05        Opening remarks/welcome

3:05-3:10    2014-2015 recap

3:10-3:15        Webinars

3:15-3:20        Web Archiving Link Roundup

3:20-3:25    2015-2016 Look ahead

      • Introduction of new Steering Committee Members
      • Call for participants, Best Practices Toolbox committee
      • Call for nominations for Secretary

 

Speakers (3:30-4:30)

3:25-3:45    Rosalie Lack will speak about transitions from CDL’s Web Archiving Service

(WAS) to Archive-It

3:45-4:10    Karl-Rainer Blumenthal will present on quality assurance for web archives

4:10-4:25    Nicholas Taylor will facilitate further discussion on quality assurance

4:25-4:30    Thank yous/Wrap-up

Roundtable survey results

Here’s a link to Web Archiving Roundtable survey results presented by John Bence and Anna Perricci of the SAA Web Archiving Roundtable at SAA 2014.

John and Anna designed and administered a survey to assess the needs and preferences of community members who would like to learn more about web archives. This presentation gives more information about the findings of the survey and the path forward to meet the needs described by those who responded.