Archive-It Partner News, May 2022

May 18th, 2022

by the Archive-It team

Save the Date!

Photograph of the great hall inside of Internet Archive Canada's Headquarters

Internet Archive Canada will host an in-person web and digital archiving meetup on June 14th at its new headquarters in Vancouver, BC. Archive-It partners, Community Webs members, and digital archivists of all kinds are welcome to join!

The afternoon’s program will include web and digital archiving presentations and discussions, as well as opportunities for networking. Reception to follow. Full program details are available here, and you can register here.

Community News

Screenshot of an archived webpage that announces state symbols in Crimea after Russia's 2014 annexation

A web capture from the Ukraine Crisis: 2014-2015 web archive announces the sanctioned forms and uses of state symbols in Crimea after Russian annexation

Rushing to document and save: The War in Ukraine 2022 web archive

This powerful and timely post by Liladhar R. Pendse (librarian for East European, Central European, Central Asian and Armenian Studies Collections, UC Berkeley) outlines the collaborative steps taken to begin a web archive of the War in Ukraine.

“As archivists, we cannot be bystanders or silent witnesses, rather we must do everything possible to steward the heritage and human stories threatened with erasure.”

Wilmington on the Web

As part of a series written by members of the Community Webs program, Tricia Dean, Tech Services Manager at Wilmington Public Library District, writes about their involvement in the program, and why it is important for small towns like Wilmington to be represented in the collection of history.

Upcoming IIPC Conference

Registration is now OPEN for IIPC’s Web Archiving Conference co-hosted online by the Library of Congress.

The Pulling Together: Building Collaborative Web Collections session will feature Community Webs’ Lori Donovan and CARTA’s Madeline Carruthers & many more!

What we’re reading

Tech and Training

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Archival Research Computing Hub (ARCH) Research Paper

Learn more about the Archival Research Computing Hub (ARCH), our developing suite of tools for web archive data analysis, with this research paper published by the interdisciplinary team from the Internet Archive and Archives Unleashed.

Library As Laboratory Lightning Talks

Recordings of the most recent Library as a Laboratory Lightning Talks, which include a WARC Collection Summarization by Sawood Alam and many other interesting lightning talks, are now available to watch anytime.

DPOE-N Webinars

The Digital Preservation Outreach & Education Network (DPOE-N) in partnership with the Pratt Institute School of Information is hosting a series of 3 free webinars titled Sustainable Web Archiving at Scale (June 7, 14, 21, 2022). The deadline for application is May 24 (U.S. applicants only). You can apply here.

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A warm welcome to our newest partners!

The Amblin Hearth Archive
Oklahoma State University
Salisbury University
University of West Florida