Digital Archiving Resources

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The International Internet Preservation Consortium was created in July 2003 by twelve pioneer institutions already involved in Web archiving and including eleven national libraries. The objectives of the consortium are to provide a forum for sharing…

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This article argues for focus on preservation of the World Wide Web for future use by digital humanists and historians. It discusses the methods used to create web archives, as well as the limitations and problematic results of these methods. Its…

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A how to guide on how to collect photos, physical or digital, into an online archive that will allow the consumer to preserve and maintain their beloved photos.

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Digital Archives looks over the rapid technological changes and the push to digitize people's cultural heritages are changing the landscape of archives. The book also features contributions that offer state of the art solutions in building and…

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With all the numbers of libraries, archives and museums creating digitized resources and online collections, it becomes harder and harder for those charged with organizing all of this data to keep everything in order and set by certain standards.…

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Now considered to be a standard guide, this newer edition of the 'How-to-do-it' Librarian manual has been updated to include more pertinent information. Now including crucial information on digital records, encoded arcival description (EAD),…

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This website was designed and produced by the UK Archaeology Data Service and Digital Antiquity in the US over the course of a two-year collaborative project. Designed to be a guide for good standards to follow in the world of digital archiving, it…

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This study addresses the following research question: is the use of text on the World Wide Web declining? If so, when did it start declining, and by how much has it declined?

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In this blogpost, Dan Cohen, executive director of the Digital Public Library of America, argues that square root sampling, a mathematically developed method for crime prevention, can help archivists make acquisition decisions, especially when large…

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This video showcases six presenters discussing the future of web archiving. Presenters include Stephen Abrams (California Digital Library), Martin Klein (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Jimmy Lin (University of Maryland) and Michael Nelson (Old…
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