Archive-It Partner News, June 2022

June 15th, 2022

by the Archive-It team

Save the Date: Partner Meeting in Boston

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Archive-It partners and friends are invited to join in-person for this year’s partner meeting, to coincide with the Society of American Archivists’ ARCHIVES * RECORDS August 2022 meeting in Boston.

Archive-It’s annual partner meeting aims to strengthen the web archiving and digital preservation communities through facilitated discussion, knowledge sharing, and technology updates. We’re excited to return to an in-person format this year for those who are able to join. More opportunities to participate in virtual events later this year will also be shared soon.

Watch this space for upcoming event details!

Community News

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We Can Rebuild It: Using the Internet Archive to Discover Original Order

As part of a series written by members of the Community Webs program, Amanda Hill, Archivist of the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County, writes about how they used the Internet Archive to discover the original order of a scrapbook from the First World War.

Upcoming iPRES Conference

Registration for iPres 2022 is now open! Register now to secure your place and benefit from the early bird fee.

Upcoming JCDL Conference

Registration is open for the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 2022, in Cologne, Germany. Learn more about the research papers, keynotes, workshops, and tutorials being offered @jcdl2022.

What we’re reading

Tech and Training

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New Release: Archive-It 7.2 and Moving Seeds

The Internet Archive has upgraded the Archive-It web archiving software suite to version 7.2. This release includes improvements to web crawling technologies, end-user access points, and collection management, including new tools to move and share seeds. Learn more about each of these updates and enhancements here: Archive-It 7.2 Release Notes.

Register here to join Internet Archive staff and Archive-It partners for an introduction to these fixes and features Wednesday, June 22, at 10AM Pacific, 1PM Eastern, 5PM UTC. We welcome your questions about these updates and the next improvements you want to see on our roadmap!

Code4Lib Lightning Talks

Recordings of the Code4Lib 2022 conference talks are now available to watch anytime. Check out Archive-It engineer Chad Nelson’s lightning talk where he asks “What is a .horse”, and then finds his answer with ARCH!

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A warm welcome to our newest partners!

Trinity College
Luther College
Berklee College of Music Archives
University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies Michigan Conference of The United Methodist Church