Digital Archiving Resources

The Importance of Web Archives For Humanities

Title

The Importance of Web Archives For Humanities

Subject

Web archiving

Description

This article finds that though the web is a valuable resource for historical research, its information is significantly ephemeral. The text focuses mainly on web archiving and how its aim is to obtain, preserve, and provide access to the published online historical information. Essentially, what the article is emphasizing is how web archiving is very useful for preserving institutional and personal memories. In this text they provide examples of tools that enable historical research through web archives specifically highlighting web archives potential for the Humanities in general.

Creator

Gomes, Daniel
Costa, Miguel

Publisher

Journal Of Humanities & Arts Computing: A Journal Of Digital Humanities

Date

2014

Contributor

Polk, Victoria

Rights

Edinburgh University Press 2014

Type

Journal Article

Bibliographic Citation

Gomes, Daniel, and Miguel Costa. "The Importance Of Web Archives For Humanities." Journal Of Humanities & Arts Computing: A Journal Of Digital Humanities 8.1 (2014): 106-23. Web. 11 May 2015.

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Citation

Gomes, Daniel and Costa, Miguel, “The Importance of Web Archives For Humanities,” Digital Archiving Resources, accessed November 18, 2017, http://dar.cah.ucf.edu/items/show/233.