The IIPC is a membership organisation dedicated to improving the tools, standards and best practices of web archiving while promoting international collaboration and the broad access and use of web archives for research and cultural heritage. Individuals from member organizations contribute to this blog to share research, user, and technical information.
The mission of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Web Archiving Section is to heighten advocacy and awareness of the issues archivists encounter related to the selection, appraisal, harvesting, management, and preservation of web resources. Members of the SAA Web Archiving Section publish blog posts related to web archives curation, research, use, and technology.
The Contemporary Composers Web Archive (CCWA) is a collection developed by the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation's Music Librarians (a collaborative working group including Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, and Yale Universities, and the Universities of Chicago and Pennsylvania). The CCWA is an extension of an existing Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation Music Librarians collaborative collection development agreement identifying approximately 1,500 globally based contemporary composers of sufficient importance to have their published printed works collected at a comprehensive level by at least one participating institution.
This video is a session from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) Spring 2021 virtual conference. This panel explored how archivists use web archiving to document the current moment, especially the COVID-19 pandemic, women in politics, and racial justice. Panelists from the Library of Congress, National Library of Medicine, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and University of Virginia discussed practical and theoretical considerations underpinning their web archiving projects, collecting goals and scopes, challenges experienced, solutions devised, and lessons learned.
An English-language alphabetical list of technical terms and concepts related to web archiving created and maintained by the Library of Congress Web Archiving Team in the Digital Digital Collections Management & Services Division.
The Signal is a collaborative blog between the Library of Congress Digital Strategy Directorate and the Digital Content Management Section at the Library of Congress. One of The Signal's blog categories is dedicated to web archiving. Initially created in 2011 to share about digital preservation efforts, the blog has traced the evolution of digital practices at the Library over the course of a decade.
This open access book published in 2017 is edited by Niels Brügger and Ralph Schroeder. This volume argues that now is the time to question what we have learnt from the Web so far. The 12 chapters explore this topic from a number of interdisciplinary angles—through histories of national web spaces and case studies of different government and media domains—as well as an introduction that provides an overview of this exciting new area of research.