Digital Archiving Resources

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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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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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Drawing on the author's experience of managing the National Archives' web archiving programme together with lessons learned from other international initiatives, this book offers a comprehensive overview of current best practice, together with…

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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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In this text Clough uses the example of the Smithsonian museum to ask and then answer the question, "How can we prepare ourselves to reach the generation of digital natives who bring a huge appetite-and aptitude-for the digital world?" His text…

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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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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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Archivists, historians, and scholars agree that the accumulation of data circulating daily on the Web should be preserved. Yet, there are inconsistencies and gaps in the type of access to web archives created by various academic, public, and private…

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Michela Ferron and Paolo Massa employ a quantitative study of Wikipedia as a digital archive in order to show how one can view memory as an active process. The authors begin with a discussion of Web 2.0 as public, private, and modifiable, but unable…
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