Archive-It Partner News, April 2020

April 16th, 2020

by the Archive-It team

Community News

COVID-19 Collecting Campaign icon

Announcing the COVID-19 Web Archiving Special Campaign

Subsidies are available to all Archive-It partners who can make public collections about COVID-19 in their communities. Read the announcement here for details and to get started.

Join us online

Upcoming calls with the Internet Archive’s Archive-It and Web teams, open to all partners, collaborators, and friends:

April 23, at 11AM Pacific: Learn the latest about Advancing Art Libraries and Curated Web ArchivesRegister here to join us.

May 12, at 10AM Pacific: Share insights, advice, and questions about expanded digital preservation services from the Internet Archive. Register here to join us.

In case you missed it: information from our most recent quarterly open call is available here.

National Emergency Library

Did you hear? Our colleagues in the Internet Archive’s books department eased access to 1+ million books as a “National Emergency Library.” Read the announcement here for details.

Tech and Training

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A guide for new web archivists

Whether you are new to web archiving, training new web archivists, or ever just want to brush up on the basics, you can start with the Guide for new Archive-It users. The Archive-It blog post here introduces more ways to learn about web archiving as you get started.

Advanced training webinars

When you are ready for more advanced guidance, see the Archive-It Advanced Training series of live webinars, including the latest recordings:

Teaching Archive-It  

What belongs in a web archive?

The Wayback API

The series returns on May 20 with an Introduction to the WARC fileRegister here to join us.

A warm welcome to our newest partners!

Evergreen State College
Jersey City Free Public Library
Indiana State Library
Long Island University, Palmer School of Library and Information Science
Metropolitan Library Commission of Oklahoma County
Results for Development
University of Houston, M.D. Anderson Library
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire – History Department