Archive-It Partner News, August 2019

August 22nd, 2019

by the Archive-It team

Community News

Photo of the Archive-It partners meeting in Austin, TX

Sharing software feature ideas with Internet Archive Engineering Manager James Kafader and Senior Program Manager Lori Donovan, at the annual Archive-It Partner Meeting in Austin.

Partners meet in Austin and Cambridge

Archive-It partners gathered this month to share web archiving ideas, projects, and technology — at the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists in Austin, TX, and at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Read a brief recap of both on the blog and let us know if Internet Archive staff can help to organize your local partner group, too!

Next open call with Archive-It

All are welcome and invited to join the next open call with the Internet Archive’s Director of Web Archiving, Jefferson Bailey, and Archive-It’s Senior Program Manager, Lori Donovan, at 10AM Pacific, 1PM Eastern, 5PM GMT on Wednesday, October 2. Join us at call time by pointing your web browser to:

Events calendar:

ARA Conference 2019: August 29 in Leeds, UK. Panel discussion with web archivists and recordkeepers from the National Library of Ireland and National Records of Scotland.

Internet Archive Web Services Partner Meeting: September 20 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Meet-up with Internet Archive staff, web services partners, and peers at iPres 2019.

DLF Forum & NDSA Digital Preservation 2019: October 14-17 in Tampa, FL. Meet us at the annual meeting of the Digital Library Federation and the National Digital Stewardship Alliance.

Continuing Education to Advance Web Archiving (CEDWARC): October 28 at George Washington University. First in a series of workshops with web archive data for research and analysis. Travel grants for attendees are available through August 30!

Web Archiving Texas: November 6 at Baylor University. A gathering of web archivist in the Lone Star State with a complementary program of introductory webinars.

Tech and Training

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Release: The Archive-It Partner API

All partners may now use the Archive-It Partner API in order to find, manage, preserve, and share information from and about their web archive collections. For instructions, documentation, and a video training, see: New training webinar: The Archive-It Partner API

New self-paced course for public libraries

The Community Webs partners at WebJunction released their new, 2-hour online training program for public librarians. For an introduction to web archiving concepts, tools, and opportunities, check out: Web Archiving for Public Libraries.

Advanced training

The Archive-It Advanced Training webinar series returns with “Teaching Archive-It” on Tuesday, November 20. Register here to join us and learn about the materials and routunes that Archive-It partners use to train new web archivists.

A warm welcome to our newest partners!

Algoma University
Art Gallery of Ontario
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
LIBER Europe
Los Angeles Philharmonic
North Park University
Wichita State University